era of technology

How to stay relevant in the era of technology

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This is the era of technology and we have to understand this fact if f we must compete effectively in this world. The world is moving at a fast speed and things are changing rapidly. Science and technology have evolved over the years to become a basic necessity of life. In our everyday activities, we use one form of tech application or the other. The simplest of things like operating our mobile phone requires some basic tech skills. Imagine if you don’t know how to operate a phone, how would you communicate?
We live in an exciting era of technological revolution where the majority of jobs involves knowledge of basic tech skills. In few years to come, you won’t be hired if you lack basic tech skills. This is why we need to acquire tech skills to be resourceful and innovative. There are so many tech skills you can acquire. The broad categories include:

Programming languages
Common operating systems
Project management
Product management
Software development
Information communication technology
Digital marketing
Content management systems

These are just a few broad areas with hundreds of subcategory skillsets.
In this era of technology, knowledge of tech skills are important because, in nearly all jobs, work relies on different tools, programs and processes. With technology, work can be made easier and processes can be sped up.

You can acquire tech skills by earning online or offline. There are millions of web resources that you can access to learn a tech skill. These resources are most times free. There are specialized tech courses you can learn at the click of a mouse. You can learn offline through a tech tutor. Learn, practise and gain mastery.

With a sound knowledge of tech skills, you will function effectively and harness opportunities in this era of technology.


Iniobong Leroi Umoh is a storyteller, a satirist and creative writer. He blurs the line between reality and fiction and seeks to create a connection with the reader through engaging content. His works have been featured across various online and offline platforms. He hopes to one day travel around the world on a luxury yacht, sipping expensive wine and documenting all his experiences in a journal. You can send him a mail at

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