Sharon Florentine

Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer

Sharon Florentine is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering career development, IT management, training, and diversity.

Articles by Sharon Florentine

Top 15 project management certifications
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Top 15 project management certifications

No matter what your IT role, a project management certification can add value to your career. Here are the top project management certifications, their requirements, and cost.
April 22, 2022
Employee retention: 10 strategies for retaining top talent
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Employee retention: 10 strategies for retaining top talent

A comprehensive employee retention program is a key differentiator in tight talent markets. Here’s how to reduce employee turnover, retain top talent, and establish an engaged workforce.
March 12, 2022
The H-1B visa: Facts, requirements, processes
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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.
February 25, 2021
How COVID-19 is changing the IT hiring process
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How COVID-19 is changing the IT hiring process

Technology companies and IT organizations are still hiring, but are relying on new technologies to screen and hire talent — with an added emphasis on soft skills.
May 8, 2020
The keys to a successful remote work strategy
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The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Getting remote work right is tough. But with a mission-driven approach and effective technology, a productive remote work strategy can really pay off.
May 5, 2020
IT automation shakes up the entry-level career path
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IT automation shakes up the entry-level career path

The advent of IT automation — and the desire for more meaningful work — is transforming how CIOs think about internal talent pipelines and entry-level IT work.
April 17, 2020