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Stories by Sharon Florentine

10 critical security skills every IT team needs

Focus on hiring talent with the following security skills and your team will be equipped to prevent, protect and mitigate the damage of cybersecurity attacks — and speed recovery efforts.

Written by Sharon Florentine30 Sept. 17 16:05

The most valuable cloud computing certifications today

Looking for an edge in today’s IT job marketplace? Benchmark your cloud computing knowledge and skills with one — or more — of these highly regarded cloud computing certifications.

Written by Sharon Florentine13 July 17 20:00

7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

The agile methodology has changed the face of software development and project management, and has increased demand for professionals with agile knowledge and experience. Here are seven agile-focused certifications to benchmark your knowledge.

Written by Sharon Florentine22 June 17 20:00

Define your organization’s culture before it defines you

Company culture is an important part of attracting, hiring and retaining top talent. If your organization isn't taking steps to codify and enforce the culture you want, you may end up with exactly the one you don't.

Written by Sharon Florentine07 June 17 05:12

5 steps to ending generational stereotypes

Stereotypes of any kind are harmful to an organization, and that includes generational stereotypes. Here's how to get rid of them.

Written by Sharon Florentine17 May 17 21:22

Why human interaction is the 'killer app' for recruiters

In an age of automation, recruiters must focus their energy on higher-value, high-touch activities that emphasize personal connection to help attract and retain the best talent.

Written by Sharon Florentine30 March 17 20:00

Shattering remote worker stereotypes

Contrary to popular beliefs, remote workers are more empathetic, desire human connection and pick up the phone more than their in-office counterparts.

Written by Sharon Florentine29 March 17 20:13

How AI, machine learning will impact tech recruiting

You're already reaping the benefits of AI and machine learning when you watch TV, get a ride to the airport or shop for clothing -- here's how the technology can help you recruit hard-to-find IT talent.

Written by Sharon Florentine22 March 17 21:18

6 tips to avoid job search depression

Searching for a new job is a tiring and depressing process. Here's how to avoid letting your job search drag you down.

Written by Sharon Florentine20 March 17 21:00

How to get diversity initiatives right

New research shows that the tech industry is still struggling to make progress on diversity and inclusion issues. Here are some strategies to get it right.

Written by Sharon Florentine14 March 17 22:07