Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT governance, hiring & staffing, and IT jobs.

What is a PEST analysis? Preparing your business for external impacts

What is a PEST analysis? Preparing your business for external impacts

Conducting a PEST analysis can help your business determine the critical and most influential political, economic, social, and technological factors that will impact your business.

12 common resume mistakes (and how to fix them)

12 common resume mistakes (and how to fix them)

Have you made any of these top resume mistakes? If so, take some time to revisit, review and update your resume before you apply for your next job.

Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

Women IT leaders reset the CIO-CISO relationship

AvidXchange CIO Angelic Gibson and CISO Christina Quaine are bridging the gap between IT and security by drawing on their experiences as women rising the ranks in IT.

How the WIT Mentor-Protégé program empowers women in tech

How the WIT Mentor-Protégé program empowers women in tech

Women in Technology offers program members access to women mentors in leadership roles to help advance their careers in what remain male-dominated fields.

CIO resumes: 9 best practices and 8 strong examples

CIO resumes: 9 best practices and 8 strong examples

If you’re stuck on how to write your resume for a CIO position, here are nine best practices from industry professionals — and real-world examples of winning CIO resumes.

Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Despite national conversations about gender diversity in tech, women are still underrepresented, underpaid and often discriminated against in the tech industry, numbers show.

What is a solutions architect? A vital role for IT-business alignment

What is a solutions architect? A vital role for IT-business alignment

Solutions architects are a vital role in any organization that wants to align its business goals and needs with IT services, products, software, and infrastructure.

ITSMF: Growing Black IT careers through leadership programs

ITSMF: Growing Black IT careers through leadership programs

For Black IT pros, it can be a hard, lonely road to the top. ITSMF is one organization connecting and advancing Black IT pros through programs that offer mentorship, training, and support.

The H-1B visa: Facts, requirements, processes

The H-1B visa: Facts, requirements, processes

The H-1B visa allows US employers to hire foreign professionals to work in the US when qualified Americans cannot be found. Here are the requirements, processes, and latest changes to this program.

What is business process analysis? A methodology for improving process

What is business process analysis? A methodology for improving process

BPA helps organizations dig into vital business and IT processes to find problems and opportunities for improvement.

Make an impact: 12 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

Make an impact: 12 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

Looking to make a difference? Consider donating to or partnering with any of these 12 nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in IT.

10 professional organizations for Black IT pros

10 professional organizations for Black IT pros

Blacks have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 10 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering Black tech professionals.

5 tips for retaining diverse hires

5 tips for retaining diverse hires

Diversifying your workforce goes beyond just setting a hiring strategy. You have to overhaul your culture to ensure new hires feel welcome and can thrive.

How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

Black Lives Matter protests have spurred many organizations to reassess equity and diversity in their respective industries. Here’s how five tech giants — and one small standout — have responded to calls for improved inclusion in...

IT Resume Makeover: Cut down details to stand out as a leader

IT Resume Makeover: Cut down details to stand out as a leader

Experience and accomplishments are often buried deep in the details of an IT resume. Learn how to trim the fat and surface what recruiters need to know up top in this resume makeover.

Top 15 IT certifications in demand for 2021

Top 15 IT certifications in demand for 2021

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.

20 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

20 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

If you support diversity and inclusion for women in technology fields, here are 20 conferences you won’t want to miss.

The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

From security pros to developers to analysts, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for 2021.

IT Resume Makeover: Setting the tone for IT leadership from the top

IT Resume Makeover: Setting the tone for IT leadership from the top

In this resume makeover, Andrew Ysasi helps an IT executive highlight his leadership experience on his resume, demonstrating his qualifications for a senior IT leadership role.

How Progressive took its IT internship program virtual

How Progressive took its IT internship program virtual

Faced with the impact of COVID-19, Progressive quickly shifted its on-campus IT internship program to a remote platform. Here’s how they gave interns a full virtual experience that mattered.

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