After having spent over 30 years in education, teaching in schools, colleges, universities, prisons and adult learning. Sal always tries to focus on the needs of others. Sal was rewarded with an OBE for her services to Educational Technology having latterly run a Government Advisory Service where disability and inclusion were key to her work. She has spent most of her working live, trying to bring the digital world within reach to those who need it.
Following a forced closure, due to the austerity cuts. Sal has kept up her role as a charity Trustee, working with both very large global charities but she has also stayed close to the small organisations which she feels passionate about, such as The Ian Karten Charitable Trust and OSME
Sal set up Just Ask Sal in 2015, working with individuals and small family businesses locally in East Yorkshire, charging very reasonable hourly rates. Mostly working (up until Covid 19) visiting people in their homes or workplace.
Covering everything related to mobile phones, tablets, computers (Macs or PCs) setting up smart TVs, Alexa, Google Home, Sat Navs , playing music in a car, to helping with broadband and cloud issues.
Lots of individuals have contacted Sal to ask for her help in understanding how to do things online. The topics that people have asked for, range from learning to shop online, getting set up with ordering repeat prescriptions, setting up office procedures, marketing with social media, sending emails, Googling, using Facebook (safely), downloading audio books from the public library, understanding podcasts, researching family history, banking online, sorting and protecting precious photos and documents, using cloud services to backup their information, using WhatsApp, Zoom, Messenger, Face-time to keep in touch. Plus much much more
You name it, Sal will have had already had a question similar to yours, nothing surprises her. Which is why she chose the business name
Just Ask Sal