When I interview candidates and resume clients I continuously tell me that they are not Tech Savvy-especially from those a little older.
Fortunately, I embraced technology early on, not as an “early adopter “ but as a super user.
I remember when a consulting company issued me a BlackBerry and I needed to make the decision to go “all in” and ditch my DayTimer.
It was hard to let my worn-in, burgundy , suit-coat-sized holder sit in my desk and put all appointments and contacts into the device.
You cannot fake a familiarity with technology to get by in an interview.
I have a number of devices I use and a large number of applications I employ in my daily workflow.
I can speak knowledgeably of what I use and what I do with them.
Here is an article from the Wall Street Journal. In ‘Reverse Mentoring,’ Tech-Savvy Twentysomethings Help Older Managers.
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