Please help me answer this question about technology and computer ethics?
You have applied for a job as a reporter for a newspaper. Your journalistic skills are excellent; however you are not a touch typist, and your typing speed is very slow. For this reason, the managing editor is reluctant to hire you at the position's salary. How would you react to the situation? Is the editor right? Should keyboarding skills be a requirement for a job? Would you be willing to learn how to type or accept the job at a lower salary?
Asked By: Chaumetie - 12/4/2008
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Typing on a keyboard is not as important as it use to be. There are several software available that can translate your spoken word to the keyboard... More
Answered By: NightRider - 12/4/2008
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All jobs have a requirement and if you are not qualified for that particular job how will you manage if you are given it. The best thing to do is learn how to type so you can meet that requirement.
Answered By: dreamgirrl - 12/4/2008
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