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The answer? It depends. . .
A lot of us try to talk ourselves out of jobs by saying we don't meet the qualifications. If you are one of those people, stop doing that!
In most office jobs, a person is expected to be proficient at Word and Excel. It's been around "forever." So, intermediate is normally someone who is capable of making a document, formatting it so it looks sharp, using headers, footers, footnotes, page numbers, creating tables, inserting photos/objects, printing envelopes, making a basic flyer/newsletter, maybe comparing documents, commenting, etc. But, a lot depends on the company/type of business. If it is heavy on writing, advertising, etc, they might want more. If they only marginally use computers, they usually expect less.
For Excel, it means you can create spreadsheets, and manipulate them, make them eye-appealing, and create and use at least basic formulas. Advanced? pivot tables. (whatever those are!!)
Beyond word and excel, there are databases and other programs.
You should also be comfortable with email, and attachments.
The next phase is the cloud. You should get comfortable with google drive, dropbox, etc.
Also, if you have access to it, Adobe Acrobat Pro has a lot of document management features that I was totally unfamiliar with!
I would also encourage you to work on organizational skills. File management, etc. You need to be able to find what you created!
Again, don't talk yourself out of applying for jobs! If you can easily pick up computer skills, sell yourself by playing up this "aptitude." If you are the go-to person who helps everyone else, then say so! Also, don't just say you know Word or Excel, try to demonstrate how you have used it/what you have done with it. The most common phrase I see on resumes is "proficient with Word and Excel." This means different things to different people. Don't leave anyone wondering what you can do! And, if you say you are good at Word, your resume should look professionally-created!
The important thing about computers is to constantly be challenging yourself to learn something new. It is constantly changing, and it is imperative to stay on top of it!
Hope this has helped a little. Best of luck!!
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