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Stories by Sharon Florentine

5 tips to stay ahead of ransomware threats

Ransomware is on the rise and promises to be an even bigger threat in 2017. Here are five ways to protect against attacks.

Written by Sharon Florentine13 Dec. 16 20:00

6 tips for negotiating a better executive IT offer

Negotiating a compensation package is nerve-wracking for anyone, but as an executive, there are additional complexities. Here's how to get it right.

Written by Sharon Florentine05 Dec. 16 22:18

2017 security predictions

If you thought 2016 was bad, fasten your seat belts -- next year is going to be even worse.

Written by Sharon Florentine01 Dec. 16 00:11

How to crack the coding challenge

Coding interviews are nerve-wracking, even for programmers with a computer science or engineering degree. They are e even scarier if you're a self-taught programmer. But using blind coding challenges can help boost your performance and even the odds.

Written by Sharon Florentine09 Nov. 16 00:27

Battling gender bias in IT

You can’t aspire to be what you can’t see. To get more women into IT careers, girls and young women will need role models, mentors and public examples of success.

Written by Sharon Florentine03 Nov. 16 21:45

How to improve your odds of landing great talent

New research shows that only one out of every 100 candidates is hired in today's employment market. But there are some ways you can improve your chances of finding great talent.

Written by Sharon Florentine18 Oct. 16 21:00

Do you need a digital brand manager?

A new research report shows that the role of digital brand manager is increasingly important for today's IT organizations. But what is a digital brand manager and why do you need one?

Written by Sharon Florentine13 Oct. 16 23:21

IT Resume Makeover: How to Write to Your Audience

Even professional writers can have problems with their resume. In this month's Resume Makeover, we help a senior technical writer hone his message and appeal to the right audience.

Written by Sharon Florentine06 Oct. 16 07:43

How to build a strong employee referral culture

A strong referral culture can be a competitive advantage in the talent wars. Here’s how to create a workplace that your employees will want to recommend to friends and former colleagues.

Written by Sharon Florentine18 July 16 20:37