Stories by Sharon Florentine

IT career roadmap: How to become a data scientist

In this month's Career Roadmap, Tom Walsh and Alex Krowitz, both research engineers for workforce management company Kronos, discuss what it takes to be a data scientist -- one of today's hottest and most in-demand IT careers.

Written by Sharon Florentine18 April 16 19:57

6 ways you're getting teamwork wrong

Teamwork and collaboration are great enterprise goals. But to be effective, they have to be done right. Here's what not to do.

Written by Sharon Florentine31 March 16 22:26

Why you need a CSO/CISO

When it comes to security, you're better off employing a specialist. However, according to recent research, less than half of companies employ a CSO/CISO.

Written by Sharon Florentine24 March 16 22:28

8 tips to handle IT job search rejection

Didn't land that dream job? Rejection can be difficult, but there are eight tips for handling the loss and moving forward with your career search.

Written by Sharon Florentine23 March 16 22:55

Why your business can't afford toxic employees

You simply can't tolerate the toll toxic employees take on your workplace. The problem is that the same qualities that make aggressive, nasty bullies can also make them good at their job.

Written by Sharon Florentine21 March 16 23:09

How one CTO built a culture of trust and engagement

When Joe McBreen took over as CTO of St. Vrain Valley School District in 2009, he walked into an IT nightmare. Seven years later, he's turned things around. Here's how he did it.

Written by Sharon Florentine01 March 16 00:29

How IT can help users help themselves

A high-quality, self-service knowledge base search can help users help themselves and ease pressure on your IT department.

Written by Sharon Florentine25 Feb. 16 23:22

How to retain your millennial workforce

According to Deloitte, most millennials at your company have one foot out the door and eye on their next position. What can you do to convince them to stay?

Written by Sharon Florentine24 Feb. 16 22:54

Do agile certifications mean anything?

Agile certifications aim to provide a meaningful way to benchmark software development skills and process and/or product management. But are they really meaningless credentials that provide no value?

Written by Sharon Florentine15 Feb. 16 19:53

Why your ATS may be killing your recruiting efforts

Applicant tracking systems get a bad rap for a reason -- many are clunky, hard to use and difficult to calibrate. But that doesn't mean you should ditch them entirely. Here’s how to improve your ATS.

Written by Sharon Florentine01 Feb. 16 23:38

8 tips for recruiting cybersecurity talent

Finding cybersecurity talent isn't easy, but it's even harder if you use the same methods that work for other IT talent specialties. Here's how to get it right.

Written by Sharon Florentine26 Jan. 16 23:19

10 IT workplace predictions for 2016

2016 is the year of talent -- how to find it, retain it, engage it and motivate it are at the top of organizations' to-do-lists. Here, workforce management experts share their predictions for the coming year.

Written by Sharon Florentine20 Jan. 16 22:28