Digital tools for career development work

Upskilling in the digital sector is not only important in order to keep yourself in-tune with the latest ongoings with the industry; but it also plays an important role when it comes to job security. As employers are in the hunt for talent who are versatile and possess the necessary soft skills for growth; understanding the digital tools that will enhance your career are just as necessary. 

Whether you’re working in-house or working for a client, there are various tools you can learn from which will also enhance the quality of your work. 


Trello is best known for its ability to plan and manage individual events, activities, as well as work programmes. Trello can be used individually or to collaborate with others to organise and allocate and update progress on tasks.

If you’re working on a large project with many team members, this is a useful platform to aid your project management. 


With the emergence of online virtual events and conferences, Hopin provides the solution for promoting your professional development and training event. 

With Hopin, you are able to plan, market and organise online virtual conferences and seminars, with various elements which include: main stage, parallel sessions and networking. If you are looking to expand your reach by holding virtual seminars, look into Hopin. 


If you’re looking to be creative with the content you produce, Canva is a great tool for all users. Canva is a cloud-based graphic design tool, which can be used to create eye-catching content such as graphics, carousels and videos to feature on your social media timelines or to distribute across other avenues. 

Canva is a very valuable tool not only when it comes to marketing; but they offer a range of templates for presentations, worksheets and other learning content for clients or colleagues. 

Google Jamboard 

When working with clients, it’s likely that you will want to get together to discuss and brainstorm ideas. Google Jamboard, a digital whiteboard, is a useful tool for generating ideas or thoughts on a shared topic. For example, if you’re working on a digital design and you are not sure on the requirements, Google Jamboard is a digital whiteboard that lets you collaborate in real time using either a Jamboard device or mobile app.