Getting digital in this day and age is relevant to EVERYONE. Yes that’s right, EVERYONE. This includes students as young as 5, employers, employees, business owners, teachers and even retirees. Skills as basic as learning how to type on a computer, knowing your way around a tablet or smart phone and sending a simple email, whether some people like it or not, are an important part of our lives.
The digital revolution is already well underway and many companies and individuals have long been enjoying its benefits. However, not everyone has jumped on board just yet: but why should the average person worry about developing their digital literacy skills? Here’s why!
Here’s 7 reasons why digital training is a must in 2017.
1. KEEPING YOURSELF EMPLOYABLE
2. TRAIN YOUR EMPLOYEES AND REAP THE BENEFITS!
3. GET YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE – NOW! STAY AHEAD OF YOUR COMPETITORS
4. LEARNING ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA IS IMPORTANT!
5. PARENTING HAS CHANGED!
6. DIGITAL MARKETING IS NOW AN ESSENTIAL PART OF RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS
7. THE GOVERNMENT IS BACKING YOU!
Applications close: 9 December 2016!!
More details here: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/small-business-digital-grants-qld
The Queensland Government is also providing up to $10k in funding to established Queensland-based small businesses to engage business mentors, coaches, or an advisory board, for 6 to 12 months.
Applications opened on 25 October 2016 and may be lodged until the annual budget is fully allocated. At this time, the round will close and a new round will open at the beginning of the next financial year.
More details here: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=f6769965e6fe81c70bad90dca&id=c59bd46389