Isn't It Time You Considered Using a Typing Tutor?
Whether we realize it or not, over the past few decades our society has experienced a complete transformation: our nation has become "computerized".
Americans, on average, spend more time in front their computers today than they ever have. The statistics indicate that this trend will only increase as we move ahead. Laptops have replaced the traditional notebook in many schools. Computers are now the device of choice for students taking exams at College and Graduate Schools. Once you have finished school you will be hard pressed to find a job that doesn't require you work on a computer for hours each day.
All this brings into focus the importance of your typing skills. As more and more work is being done on the computer, employers are starting to learn that a faster typist generally means a more productive worker. All things being equal, in a competition for employment, the faster typist will get the job.
The reason for this is simple: quite often employers are paying their workers by the hour. The faster typist can get two documents completed in the time it might take a slower typist to do one. In the long run, slight differences in typing skills can make big differences to an employer's business. The important lesson from all this is that you can no longer afford to be a poor typist. That is why if you are still doing “hunt and peck” typing, it's time to seriously evaluate what you can do to improve your typing.
Even if you touch type, but you need to look down at the keys to avoid making mistakes, you are putting yourself at a definite disadvantage to your competition when it comes to your future job search. A quick glance at the keyboard may not seem like much to you, but experts point out that looking down at the keys breaks up the flow of thought you are trying to express. This causes you to stop, rethink what you are doing and restart the task. Though you may not realize it, in the long run, this need to look down at the keys is costing you (and will cost your future employer) hours and hours of productivity.
All of the above points to the need to invest in an effective typing tutor. While a computerized typing tutor is one size fits all, a human tutor can find out immediately what are the specific problems that are keeping you from reaching your ideal typing speed. A typing tutor can also save you from a life a aches and pains by improving your posture and positioning of your body while typing.
Within a few short sessions of tutoring you'll improve faster than you ever thought possible. You owed to yourself to consider this option to make your future job searches that much faster.