Christina Wood

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

8 lies project managers tell themselves

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

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

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.

Mastering the art of employee recognition: 9 things you can do right now

Mastering the art of employee recognition: 9 things you can do right now

Mishandling rewards can backfire on even the most well-intentioned IT leader. Here's how to get employee recognition right.

10 traits of highly effective teams

10 traits of highly effective teams

High-performing teams, lauded for their ability to achieve results, are something of a management obsession. But a group of individuals doesn't magically coalesce into a team. They need leadership. Here's how to build your own highly...

Are you a workplace bully? 9 questions that will help you find out

Are you a workplace bully? 9 questions that will help you find out

Corporations can’t afford to waste money on leaders who do more damage than they can ever make up for in results. So, if your answers to any of these questions indicate that you have tendency to be the bully, it’s time for some...

7 signs you have a sexual harassment problem

7 signs you have a sexual harassment problem

Do you have a Harvey Weinstein-style sexual harassment problem brewing right in front of you? Would you know?

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