How do you measure digital skills? How do you work out whether a candidate for a job has the skills and competences that they will need to do the work?
Reinforcing what our previous report Perception and Reality: Measuring Digital Skills in Europe found other reports are also showing that low digital skills are creating a barrier for people who could stand to benefit from using ICT.
If I asked you to rate your skills with word processing software on a scale of 1 to 10, then it is pretty likely that you would rate your skills quite highly, maybe an 8 or a 9. But what is that score based on?