Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer

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

9 reasons good employees leave — and how you can prevent it

What is a career coach? Your partner in growth

What is a career coach? Your partner in growth

A career coach offers certified expertise in maximizing your potential, whether it’s helping you land a promising new job, navigate a career change, or find fulfillment at work.

Top HRIS certifications to boost your career

Top HRIS certifications to boost your career

Certification is a great way to benchmark skills and prove value for organizations. Here are the best-known HRIS certifications available.

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.

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.

H-1B visa cap fills quickly — and tech talent looks elsewhere

H-1B visa cap fills quickly — and tech talent looks elsewhere

USCIS reports the H-1B visa cap has been reached on April 5, only four days after the application period opened.

Scrum master certification: Top 9 certs for agile pros

Scrum master certification: Top 9 certs for agile pros

A Scrum master certification can prove you have the knowledge and competency to lead agile teams successfully.

Why LinkedIn Premium is worth the money

Why LinkedIn Premium is worth the money

LinkedIn Premium doesn’t come cheap. But subscribers say the service is well worth the money, and new features and improved access to data, analytics and training could win over even the most skeptical LinkedIn user.

Shared learning: Establishing a culture of peers training peers

Shared learning: Establishing a culture of peers training peers

Enabling a culture of shared learning can help bridge the skills gap and improve engagement and retention.

ITIL certification guide: Mastering IT services management

ITIL certification guide: Mastering IT services management

ITIL is IT’s go-to framework for delivering IT services. From ITIL Foundation to ITIL Master, here’s everything you need to know about the latest ITIL certifications.

11 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

11 most difficult IT jobs for employers to fill

From data scientists to DevOps engineers, the 2019 State of the CIO report reveals which IT roles are most difficult to fill.

Employee retention: 8 strategies for retaining top talent

Employee retention: 8 strategies for retaining top talent

In a tight talent market, retaining talent is of utmost concern. Experts offer advice on how to keep your most valuable business asset: your employees.

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