Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer

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

The keys to a successful remote work strategy

10 developer skills on the rise — and five on the decline

10 developer skills on the rise — and five on the decline

Developers remain in high demand, but the skills they need to succeed are in constant flux. Here’s how to ensure your programming chops are on point and sharp.

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

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

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

What is an HRIS? A key tool for all your human resources needs

What is an HRIS? A key tool for all your human resources needs

A human resources information system makes managing people, policies and procedures simple, efficient and effective for organizations of all sizes.

12 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

12 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

The 2020 State of the CIO research reveals organizations struggling to fill cybersecurity, data science and AI roles.

New H-1B application process begins March 1

New H-1B application process begins March 1

Employers that rely on foreign national talent face new electronic filing system and modified registration timeline for FY 2021 filing period.

Top 13 project management certifications for 2020

Top 13 project management certifications for 2020

No matter what your IT role, a project management certification can add value to your role. Here are the top project management certifications, their requirements and cost.

Top 10 technical skills that will get you hired in 2020

Top 10 technical skills that will get you hired in 2020

Landing the perfect IT job is never easy, but certain, in-demand skills can smooth the way. Here are the top IT skills employers will be looking for in 2020.

10 best tech MBA programs for 2019

10 best tech MBA programs for 2019

Looking to launch a career in IT leadership? These top-ranked tech-focused MBA programs can help vault you to the top.

LinkedIn Talent Solutions: 10 tips for hiring your perfect match

LinkedIn Talent Solutions: 10 tips for hiring your perfect match

Looking for the perfect candidate? LinkedIn Talent Solutions offers powerful tools and services for leveraging real-time data and machine learning to find your match.

Salesforce certification guide: Your path to a lucrative career

Salesforce certification guide: Your path to a lucrative career

Salesforce certification is a great way to get ahead by proving your skills on one of the hottest CRM platforms today. Our guide to the most valuable Salesforce certifications will help you kick-start your Salesforce career.

Hiring STEM OPT employees: What businesses need to know

Hiring STEM OPT employees: What businesses need to know

Everything you need to know about the DHS’s STEM Optional Practical Training program — and what is required to hire and employ STEM OPT student workers.

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