Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer

Sharon Florentine is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering career development, IT management, training, and diversity.

14 best tech jobs in America

14 best tech jobs in America

Glassdoor's annual Best Jobs in America report shows data scientists, DevOps engineers and data engineers rank among the best jobs overall in America's current job market.

10 IT skills that employers need in 2017

10 IT skills that employers need in 2017

Here are the IT skills that will be in high demand for 2017.

Five workforce management trends to watch in 2017

Five workforce management trends to watch in 2017

Workforce management and HCM will continue to evolve in 2017. Here are five trends to watch for in the coming year.

Career Roadmap: Systems admin role isn’t dead

Career Roadmap: Systems admin role isn’t dead

Despite dire predictions, the role of the system administrator is far from obsolete. Nick Bush is a prime example of how the role continues to evolve and change while remaining critical to IT.

6 tools to help boost your personal brand

6 tools to help boost your personal brand

One of the best weapons in your job seeking arsenal is your personal brand. Here are six digital tools you can use to help elevate it.

7 IT recruiting predictions for 2017

7 IT recruiting predictions for 2017

In 2016, IT recruiters continued to grapple with an evolving job market. Here's what to expect in 2017.

14 tips to land the job you want in 2017

14 tips to land the job you want in 2017

If finding a new job is one of your New Year’s resolutions, these 14 tips will help you make your career goals a reality.

Top 10 most popular companies for job seekers

Top 10 most popular companies for job seekers

Job search site Indeed.com analyzed click-through rate for its IT job listings to determine the most popular companies among IT job seekers.

IT career roadmap: IT project manager

IT career roadmap: IT project manager

Behind every successful IT project is a great project manager. Here's what a career as a PM looks like and what it takes to get there.

10 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

10 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

Burning Glass scoured more than 40,000 job posting websites over the last year to find out which tech roles are most challenging to fill.

10 tech skills that will boost your salary

10 tech skills that will boost your salary

Looking for a pay increase in 2017? Add one or more of these hot skills to your resume and watch your earnings soar.

10 hardest-to-find tech skills

10 hardest-to-find tech skills

Burning Glass scoured more than 40,000 job postings over the last year to find out what tech skills are most difficult to find.

How to ace the coding challenge

How to ace the coding challenge

Coding interviews are nerve-wracking, even for programmers with a computer science or engineering degree. They are e even scarier if you're a self-taught programmer. But using blind coding challenges can help boost your performance...

How gender-neutral job postings can decrease time to hire

How gender-neutral job postings can decrease time to hire

Want to attract more applicants for open positions? Hire faster? Improve diversity at the same time? Get rid of gendered language in your job descriptions.

Battling IT's gender bias

Battling IT's gender bias

You can’t aspire to be what you can’t see. To get more women into IT careers, girls and young women will need role models, mentors and public examples of success.

How older workers can thrive in IT

How older workers can thrive in IT

Are technology jobs too often wasted on the young? As Silicon Valley strives for diversity, age is becoming a critical focus.

15 tricky job interview questions and how to answer them

15 tricky job interview questions and how to answer them

Congratulations. Your killer resume and impeccable credentials have landed you an interview. Here's how to nail it.

7 lucrative jobs for IT pros

7 lucrative jobs for IT pros

Are you being paid what you're worth? Cloud compensation and services provider PayScale's latest IT salary survey highlights some of the highest-paying IT roles.

Tight IT job market means employers will pay more

Tight IT job market means employers will pay more

Tech skills remain in high demand and that means well-paying IT jobs are about to pay even better.

5 reasons CEOs should be involved in hiring

5 reasons CEOs should be involved in hiring

Here are five reasons your CEO should have a say in all hiring decisions and two reasons why they should stay out of it.

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