Christina Wood

Contributing writer

Articles by Christina Wood

7 interview mistakes that cost you key IT hires
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7 interview mistakes that cost you key IT hires

A subpar interview process is a chief reason why IT pros turn down job offers. Here’s how your hiring team may be sabotaging its chances of landing top talent in a tight market.
January 27, 2021
7 tips to position yourself for promotion
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7 tips to position yourself for promotion

IT pros with eyes on senior-level roles must fill out their skill sets, learn to present their successes, find the right champions, and make their aspirations known.
October 30, 2020
How to negotiate a job offer
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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.
October 23, 2020
4 hot project management trends — and 4 going cold
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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.
August 4, 2020
9 lies IT managers tell themselves
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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.
June 4, 2020
8 expert tips for remote project management
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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.
May 1, 2020
8 lies project managers tell themselves
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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.
March 4, 2020
How to assess soft skills before you hire
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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.
January 28, 2020
6 tips for an effective IT internship program
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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.
November 21, 2019
6 tips for recruiting college IT talent
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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.
October 15, 2019