Data entry, a person-based process is, one of the important basic” tasks needed when no machine-readable version of the information for planned computer-based analysis or processing is readily available. It can also involve filling in required information which is then “data-entered” from what was written on the research document, such as the growth in available items in a category.This is a higher level of abstraction than Metadata, “information about data.
A Data Entry Operator is a member of staff employed to enter or update data into a computer system. Data is often entered into a computer from paper documents using a keyboard. The keyboards used can often have special keys and multiple colours to help in the task and speed up the work. Proper ergonomics at the workstation is a common topic considered.
Data Entry Operator responsibilities include collecting and entering data in databases and maintaining accurate records of valuable company information. Our ideal candidate has essential data entry skills, like fast typing with an eye for detail and familiarity with spreadsheets and online forms. You will work with a data team and Data Manager.
Data Entry Operator research relevant data on various websites. Enter and update data daily and ensure that entries are correct and complete. Use various databases to store and manage data. Generate bi-weekly reports. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Respond to internal requests for access to protected files. Comply with data integrity and security policies. Apply data program techniques and procedures