There has been a decent amount of press about Kia’s tech audit of their attorneys. Basically, they gave the attorneys they employed or were considering employing a test to see if they could do basic technical tasks. None of them passed. Not one. And Kia did not hire firms or paid them less based on their failure.
If you need to know how to do something technical – learn! There are literally thousands of tutorials available to you on the web for free. Search for things like how to Bates stamp documents video or how to use sort and filter using Excel video or how to use style and template in Word. Basically, look for tutorials on topics you don’t know about – Adobe and the Microsoft Office Suite are a good place to start. If you want more thoughts – look at a site you have to pay for to see what videos they offer. Then you can search for those types of videos or pay if you have to.
No matter how you do it, brush up on your tech skills early and often!