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Stories by Sharon Florentine

10 Job Search Tips for Introverts

Being introverted doesn't have to slow your progress when it comes time to ramp up your career. In fact, introverts have many characteristics that help them succeed in the IT world. However, it's important you understand your characteristics and can control - and even take advantage of - them.

Written by Sharon Florentine24 Oct. 13 19:00

IT recruiters mine social media for hidden tech talent

Like most Internet-savvy folks, IT professionals leave bits and pieces of their personal information and professional history scattered across many different social media sites - it's a trail of valuable information for IT recruiters, but it's not an easy one to follow.

Written by Sharon Florentine30 Sept. 13 05:51

How to Improve Your IT Job Prospects by Volunteering

Unemployed? Don't sit at home and wait (and hope) for an opportunity. Volunteering your IT skills is a way to keep current and show potential employers your business and technical acumen, your character and your drive.

Written by Sharon Florentine23 Sept. 13 13:38

Demand for Cloud Skills Still Outpaces Supply of Workers

Cloud technology is a 'must-have' for organisations building out or replacing their data center architecture, but there's still a major cloud skills gap that's impeding faster adoption and growth

Written by Sharon Florentine19 Sept. 13 20:13

Finding your software religion

If you're looking for a career that combines your passion for software development with your communications skills, becoming a developer advocate may be the job for you. And if you're a software development manager, you may want to consider adding an evangelist to your team to spread the word about your tools and services.

Written by Sharon Florentine17 Sept. 13 17:21

Your Video Strategy May Hold the Key to Hiring Top Talent

If video and telepresence isn't a priority at your company, you may be missing out on the chance to hire and retain top technology professionals, according to a recent study.

Written by Sharon Florentine09 Sept. 13 15:19