Survey: Young Workers More Tech Savvy

Millennial workers' strong technology skills create a different problem: A survey of human resources executives shows that entry- level workers lack writing skills. Perhaps they're spending too much time composing text messages.

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

And let's devote our last word in business today to young workers, because there's been survey of human resource executives, and only five percent of them say young workers lack technology skills. In other words, people have lots of technology skills, but this may have created a different problem. Nearly half the executives surveyed say that entry-level workers lack writing skills. Apparently, all that time composing text messages didn't help.

And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And I'm Renee Montagne.

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