Stack Up New Tech Skills This Summer
Today, the tech skills you need to stay relevant in the workplace are constantly changing. Whether you’ve been in the same industry for years or you’re wanting to change careers, professional development opportunities increase industry knowledge, keep you relevant, and will help you stand out among the crowd. More than 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment during the pandemic. Developing new tech skills is going to be an essential for people to get back to work. So take advantage of the extra time you have this summer to stack up some new tech skills.
New Tech Skills You Can Master This Summer
New tech skills that are sure to boost your resume this summer is in digital marketing. From email marketing to social media to Google ads, digital marketing is essential to any business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job demand in the overall field of marketing should increase by 10% by 2026. Upskill your resume, improve your business’s digital marketing strategy, or break into this growing industry by taking a Social Media Advertising or Google Ad Words class this summer.
If you really want to stand out from the crowd and add new tech skills to your resume, consider learning HTML/CSS. You don’t have to be a web developer to learn. Having the ability to manipulate some code to create a plethora of digital collateral is immensely useful. Try taking a Web Design with HTML and CSS class this summer.
While it may not sound like a new tech skill, being able to use Excel quickly and effectively is key. Excel provides a wide range of data-organization and analysis tools that allow you to work with data like never before. If you’re a small business owner, learning how to efficiently utilize excel to view business analytics can help you improve your profits. Taking a Master Excel class can really give you the competitive edge when an employer is comparing your resume to your opponent.
With your digital camera, the options are limitless. However, creating quality photos is not always as easy as it looks. Jump in to our photography bootcamp this summer! You will learn how to get the most from your camera and learn new tech skills that will set your resume apart from other digital marketing or graphic designer’s resume’s.
Learn the skills to create and edit your video projects or become more marketable to employers needing these skills. Classes in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, or Adobe After Effects, will help you to understanding the process of design for video projects, as well as the knowledge to create something amazing.
While learning a new tech skill this summer can help you land a new job, efficiently manage your small business, or get that promotion you’ve been working for; it can also be a lot of fun. The Digital Workshop Center is here to help you develop the skills you need to succeed. Our classes are always taught with a live instructor. Explore our classes and certificate programs designed to launch your career forward in high growth industries. Talk with a student advisor and have a fun learning a new tech skill this summer!