Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT and healthcare careers, among other technology topics. Previously Sarah has worked for TechnologyGuide, a consumer technology publication, writing reviews, how-to articles, news, and features. She also worked for Monster.com managing two niche sites for healthcare and technology careers.

4 ways technology has changed hiring — for job seekers and recruiters

4 ways technology has changed hiring — for job seekers and recruiters

Job seekers and recruiters are faced with a new hiring landscape, thanks to several technical advances that help employers and candidates find better fits.

Skills and salaries for today’s top IT executive roles

Skills and salaries for today’s top IT executive roles

Information technology has spread across the business, and it only stands to grow larger as companies adopt more technology in service of business goals. Here are the best locations, average salaries and popular skills for the top IT...

5 tips for speeding up the hiring process

5 tips for speeding up the hiring process

If you’re losing out on top tech candidates, you might want to speed up your hiring process. Here’s how to ensure you remain competitive without compromising the quality of your hiring experience.

5 resume tips for aspiring executives

5 resume tips for aspiring executives

Writing an executive-level resume requires a unique approach. Here’s how to craft your experience and accomplishments into a resume fit for an executive role.

What is Six Sigma? Streamlining quality management

What is Six Sigma? Streamlining quality management

Six Sigma streamlines quality control in an effort to improve current processes, products or services. Here are the methodologies, roles and certifications central to this quality management methodology.

8 cities where tech talent is outpacing job growth

8 cities where tech talent is outpacing job growth

The growth of tech talent is outpacing the growth of technology jobs in these eight cities, creating a larger available talent pool and less competition for businesses.

8 data science bootcamps to boost your career

8 data science bootcamps to boost your career

Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on the right path for a career in data science.

7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

7 IT salary and hiring trends for 2018

Demand for tech talent will continue to outpace supply in the year ahead, while the mix of skills necessary to remain relevant in IT will undergo a significant shift.

 What is geofencing? Putting location to work

What is geofencing? Putting location to work

Geofencing is a service that triggers an action when a device enters a set location. Coupons, notifications, engagement features, security alerts — businesses are finding creative ways to make use of these virtual boundaries.

What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

Data scientists uncover insights from massive amounts of data to help shape or meet business goals. The data scientist role is becoming increasingly important as businesses rely on big data and data analytics to drive decision-making....

7 training companies primed to upskill your IT pros

7 training companies primed to upskill your IT pros

IT training doesn’t have to eat up company time. There are plenty of ready-to-go training programs offered in a variety of formats from vendors looking to do most of the work for you.

The top 9 ITSM suite vendors for 2017

The top 9 ITSM suite vendors for 2017

Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant report stacks up the best IT service management vendors currently in the market. These nine vendors offer strong ITSM tools to suit businesses with a variety of complexity and needs.

What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

As technology becomes integral to nearly every business, companies are looking for ways to incorporate IT service into overall business needs. ITSM helps businesses build structure around the lifecycle of IT services, from creation to...

Career advice: IT leaders on how to land an executive role

Career advice: IT leaders on how to land an executive role

Making the transition from IT management to the C-suite takes more than technical knowledge. You need just the right mix of soft skills, business acumen and leadership skills, as these IT leaders advise.

6 executive communication tips for C-suite success

6 executive communication tips for C-suite success

Yes, your strong communication skills helped you climb the corporate ladder, but now that you’ve made it, thriving in the C-suite requires a different set of communication skills to master.

7 data science certifications that will pay off

7 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these seven data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.

Leadership training: 10 online resources for developing leadership skills

Leadership training: 10 online resources for developing leadership skills

Effective management requires strong leadership skills. These 10 online resources offer professional development for those seeking to strengthen their management and executive skills — and some of them are free.

The 13 best-value cities for hiring tech talent

The 13 best-value cities for hiring tech talent

With low business costs and strong talent labor markets, these U.S. and Canadian cities offer the best bang for your hiring buck.

Tech resume resources: Resume makeovers, examples, and expert advice

Tech resume resources: Resume makeovers, examples, and expert advice

When it's time to update your resume, you may find it difficult to figure out how to effectively highlight your accomplishments while keeping the document concise. With the tech resume resources available here, you'll see how to...

IT Resume Makeover: Career growth begins with a strong summary

Pinpoint your most relevant skills and experience to build a strong resume summary that introduces you as a prime candidate with executive appeal.

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