Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer

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. Before she joined CIO in 2013, 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.

7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

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Whether you think your company uses the information or not, self-evaluations are a necessary device for professional development. Here’s how to make the most of the dreaded self-evaluation process.

Define your organization’s culture before it derails you

Define your organization’s culture before it derails you

Company culture is an important part of attracting, hiring and retaining top talent. If your organization isn't taking steps to codify and enforce the culture you want, you may end up with exactly the one you don't.

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15 tricky job interview questions -- and how to nail them

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Why you need an enterprise architect

Large organizations are increasingly turning to enterprise architects to help bridge the divide between IT and the business and drive digital transformation.

How to empower women on Mother's Day and every day

How to empower women on Mother's Day and every day

Sure, Mother's Day is great. But there are 364 other days during the year to appreciate and empower women.

5 steps to ending generational stereotypes

5 steps to ending generational stereotypes

Stereotypes of any kind are harmful to an organization, and that includes generational stereotypes. Here's how to get rid of them.

10 most in-demand tech skills

10 most in-demand tech skills

Trying to land a new tech job? HiringSolved's latest reports uncovers the 10 tech skills that employers are looking for in 2017.

Tips to help smaller companies build a corporate culture

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Even small organizations can benefit from carefully crafting their culture. Here are tips on how you can do that without busting your budget.

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Every day should be Bring Your Child to Work day

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10 most in-demand Internet of Things skills

10 most in-demand Internet of Things skills

The internet of things is a multi-billion dollar industry and with it comes demand for employees with IoT skills. However, insufficient staffing and lack of expertise is hampering the IoT market, which means more opportunities for...

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