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.

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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.

Why happy developers equal happy customers

Why happy developers equal happy customers

A company's greatest competitive advantage is its ability to deliver a great customer experience. And that starts with a happy software development team.

Where in the world are the best female developers?

Where in the world are the best female developers?

HackerRank releases its global list of best female developers. The countries that top the list will surprise you.

Culture key to attracting and retaining tech talent

Culture key to attracting and retaining tech talent

Finding and hiring top tech talent is management's greatest concern for the fifth year running. To stay competitive, IT leaders are emphasizing culture and exciting work.

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.

Salesforce skills in high demand in 2017

Salesforce skills in high demand in 2017

From developers to project managers to marketing, Salesforce has emerged as one of the hottest skills for IT and business professionals.

Trump turns to unlikely sources to ask what women want

Trump turns to unlikely sources to ask what women want

President Trump asks two male CEOs what women want in the workplace. Because we can never get enough ‘man-splaining.’ Am I right, ladies?

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.

Millennials can thrive by adding mainframe skills

Millennials can thrive by adding mainframe skills

Mainframe technology continues to play a vital role in IT, and as baby boomers leave the workplace companies are turning to millennials to drive innovation on legacy systems.

How to track employee well-being as a KPI

How to track employee well-being as a KPI

Healthy organizations start with healthy employees. The good news is that there is a way to measure well-being like any other key performance indicator.

Why Silicon Valley needs to unite against Muslim ban

Why Silicon Valley needs to unite against Muslim ban

Sharon Florentine explains why dealing with the current presidential administration is a lot like dealing with a stubborn 5-year-old.

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