Christina Wood

Christina Wood is a freelance writer living in North Carolina. She blogs at GeekGirlfriends.com.

7 tips to position yourself for promotion

How to negotiate a job offer

How to negotiate a job offer

Compensation is one thing, but CIOs and soon-to-be CIOs should leverage their job offer position by putting their values on the table and setting themselves up for success before they sign.

4 hot project management trends — and 4 going cold

4 hot project management trends — and 4 going cold

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating a number of project management trends already under way — and greatly altering long-held practices that no longer seem as relevant as remote work rises.

9 lies IT managers tell themselves

9 lies IT managers tell themselves

You’ve got it all covered: security, budget, stakeholders’ needs. Or do you? These common self-deceptions can come back to haunt your IT initiatives — and your career.

8 expert tips for remote project management

8 expert tips for remote project management

Seasoned remote project managers offer next-level tips and tricks from the virtual trenches for coordinating the output and productivity of remote teams.

8 lies project managers tell themselves

8 lies project managers tell themselves

From overvaluing milestones to assuming everyone has a unified vision of project success, don’t let these common PM self-deceptions sink your project.

How to assess soft skills before you hire

How to assess soft skills before you hire

In the digital era, tech skills are scarce, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, creativity and strategic thinking are the secrets to success. Here’s how to ensure you hire for the intangibles.

6 tips for an effective IT internship program

6 tips for an effective IT internship program

A well-run internship program can provide a talent pipeline, help build your brand, and even jumpstart business innovation. Here’s how to ensure your interns are engaged, productive, and singing praise.

6 tips for recruiting college IT talent

6 tips for recruiting college IT talent

Don’t fear the FAANG: A targeted recruiting approach focused on establishing relationships and showing candidates their future can help any IT organization succeed on campus.

Heeding the call: How (and why) to volunteer your IT skills

Heeding the call: How (and why) to volunteer your IT skills

For IT leaders looking to give back, doing meaningful volunteer work offers something your day job may not: Becoming part of the solution. Here's how to give back by getting involved.

9 effective team building activities to try this year

9 effective team building activities to try this year

Whether you're trying to mend a broken team, make newcomers feel welcome or reward a high-performing team, finding the right team building activity is key. Here are 9 popular activities and why they work.

Hiring for diversity: 9 ways to retool your process

Hiring for diversity: 9 ways to retool your process

If you want a diverse team, you need to look different. This means changing both the way you search and the way you appear.

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