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. 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.

Can you separate ‘identity politics’ from diversity?

How Lean IT impacts business outcomes

How Lean IT impacts business outcomes

New research proves just how big an impact a Lean methodology can have an enterprise’s bottom-line.

6 tips for negotiating a better executive IT offer

6 tips for negotiating a better executive IT offer

Negotiating a compensation package is nerve-wracking for anyone, but as an executive, there are additional complexities. Here's how to get it right.

7 ways to support IT diversity this holiday season

7 ways to support IT diversity this holiday season

Want to support diversity in the workplace and help girls, women, people of color and the LGBTQ community? Here are seven organizations that are making a difference that you can donate to this holiday season.

2017 security predictions

2017 security predictions

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

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.

4 ways tech will shape workforce management in 2017

4 ways tech will shape workforce management in 2017

What lies ahead for workforce management next year? Here's what experts in their field are saying.

How you respond to election speaks volumes to employees

How you respond to election speaks volumes to employees

Different responses to the president-elect show just how easy it is to 'normalize' hatred and bigotry.

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.

How career mobility programs improve retention

How career mobility programs improve retention

Enterprises are experimenting with internal career mobility programs that allow workers to test drive new roles in the hopes of boosting engagement and productivity.

In tech recruiting, playing it safe is risky business

In tech recruiting, playing it safe is risky business

To land the best and brightest talent, HR and recruiters have to be willing to take risks. But that doesn't mean what you think it does.

Twitter backs up anti-harassment talk with action

Twitter backs up anti-harassment talk with action

Twitter's finally taking some action to stop online harassment and abuse, but that's not sitting well with everyone.

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