Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer, CIO.com

Sharon Florentine is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT careers, women in technology and diversity, as well as software, Agile, cloud tech, data center and security topics. For the last five years, Sharon worked as a freelance writer and project manager for technology vendors such as Microsoft, Fujitsu and Juniper Networks. She has also written for ChannelPro SMB magazine, CRN and TheLadders.com among others. Previously, Sharon worked as a staff writer for eWEEK and Channel Insider.

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5 apps to help you get more done in less time

5 apps to help you get more done in less time

Ever feel like there aren't enough hours in a day? With these tips -- and these productivity apps -- you'll get at least one of those precious hours back.

Sexism is dead! Phew!

Ladies, rejoice. According to 56 percent of (older, white) men, sexism is officially dead.

Why you need to rethink your internal communication strategy

Why you need to rethink your internal communication strategy

While communicating with customers, vendors and end-users is certainly key to business success, your internal communication strategy is just as critical. Here's how to boost your signal.

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? You don't have to. In fact, you're more attractive to potential employers if you're already working. Here's how to conduct a job search while you're still...

Why liberal arts degrees are valuable in tech

Why liberal arts degrees are valuable in tech

Think having a STEM degree is the only way to succeed in technology industry? Think again.

6 ways to beat the back-to-school blues

6 ways to beat the back-to-school blues

Summer's almost over, and that means more structured routines and fewer lazy afternoons. These quick tips can make reentry into 'real life' less painful.

10 tips for being healthier and more productive at work

10 tips for being healthier and more productive at work

Taking care of your health and well-being can improve engagement and performance, but you need to kick these 10 bad habits first.

Why it’s time to dump your outdated applicant tracking system

Why it’s time to dump your outdated applicant tracking system

Still using that clunky, outdated ATS? It's time to consider a next-generation solution that focuses on candidate experience instead.

5 tips to train like an Olympian for your next job interview

5 tips to train like an Olympian for your next job interview

Trying to land a new job? Take a cue from Olympic athletes: Apply some hard work, preparation and dedication and you're sure to land that dream role.

Domestic violence is a workplace issue

Do you have a formal policy in place to deal with the effects of domestic violence? You should.

How underemployment contributes to the STEM skills gap

How underemployment contributes to the STEM skills gap

Underemployment is a severely underrated problem in today's economy, according to a new report from compensation and benchmarking services provider PayScale.

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