Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer

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

Top 10 recruiting software platforms

Top 10 recruiting software platforms

Finding a good recruiting software platform shouldn't be guesswork. Here are the 10 best based on business software review site G2 Crowd's rankings for 2017

Top 10 U.S. cities for employee happiness

Top 10 U.S. cities for employee happiness

New data from employer review site Kununu reveals where you work geographically can have a huge impact on your career happiness

5 ways to recruit more women in 2017

5 ways to recruit more women in 2017

Recruiting and retaining women in your organization starts with asking what's really important to them and then following through to make sure they get it

6 tips for negotiating your next raise

6 tips for negotiating your next raise

If one of your New Year's resolutions to negotiate a raise, here are some tips from industry professionals to help you get your fair share

Should software developers have a code of ethics?

Should software developers have a code of ethics?

With great power comes great responsibility. What should developers do when faced with ethical dilemmas?

Should software developers have a code of ethics?

Should software developers have a code of ethics?

With the power to drive technology, comes great responsibility. What should developers do when faced with ethical dilemmas?

How workplace equality perceptions are shaped by gender

How workplace equality perceptions are shaped by gender

New research shows just how differently men and women perceive issues of workplace equality -- and how those perceptions shift (or don't) over time

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

What makes a company a ‘best place to work’?

What makes a company a ‘best place to work’?

Glassdoor has released its annual Best Places to Work list for 2017 and while a diverse group of companies are represented, there are common elements that experts say the best employers share

7 security predictions for 2017

7 security predictions for 2017

If you thought 2016 was bad, fasten your seat belts -- next year is going to be even worse

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

Self-taught? 3 keys to acing the coding interview

Self-taught? 3 keys to acing the coding interview

Coding interviews are nerve-wracking, but using blind coding challenges can help boost your performance and even the odds

5 ways to reduce bias in your hiring practices

5 ways to reduce bias in your hiring practices

Unconscious bias impacts IT hiring in a major way, but there's a lot you can do to stop bias before it becomes a barrier to diversity and inclusion

How to improve your odds of landing great talent

How to improve your odds of landing great talent

New research shows that only one out of every 100 candidates is hired in today's employment market. But there are some ways you can improve your chances of finding great talent

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

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

Career road map: Making a career in devops

Career road map: Making a career in devops

Eric Sigler, head of devops for PagerDuty, talks about his career and what gets him out of bed in the morning

How to look for a job while you're still employed

How to look for a job while you're still employed

Ready for a new job, but not quite ready to let go of your current one? Here's how to conduct a job search while still gainfully employed

2016 college grads: Prepare for a cutthroat job market

2016 college grads: Prepare for a cutthroat job market

The quarterly U.S. Hiring Trends Report reveals that new graduates should prepare for some serious competition

3 tips for negotiating the salary you deserve

3 tips for negotiating the salary you deserve

Successfully negotiating a starting salary or for a raise comes down to being able to prove three things: your accomplishments, your achievements and your value

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