Sarah K. White

Senior Writer

Sarah White is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT governance, hiring & staffing, and IT jobs.

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

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

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

What is business process analysis? A methodology for improving process

What is business process analysis? A methodology for improving process

BPA helps organizations dig into vital business and IT processes to find problems and opportunities for improvement.

Make an impact: 12 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

Make an impact: 12 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

Looking to make a difference? Consider donating to or partnering with any of these 12 nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in IT.

10 professional organizations for Black IT pros

10 professional organizations for Black IT pros

Blacks have long been grossly underrepresented in IT. These 10 professional organizations aim to help close the diversity gap in tech by empowering Black tech professionals.

5 tips for retaining diverse hires

5 tips for retaining diverse hires

Diversifying your workforce goes beyond just setting a hiring strategy. You have to overhaul your culture to ensure new hires feel welcome and can thrive.

How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

How top tech companies are addressing diversity and inclusion

Black Lives Matter protests have spurred many organizations to reassess equity and diversity in their respective industries. Here’s how five tech giants — and one small standout — have responded to calls for improved inclusion in...

IT Resume Makeover: Cut down details to stand out as a leader

IT Resume Makeover: Cut down details to stand out as a leader

Experience and accomplishments are often buried deep in the details of an IT resume. Learn how to trim the fat and surface what recruiters need to know up top in this resume makeover.

Top 15 IT certifications in demand for 2021

Top 15 IT certifications in demand for 2021

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.

20 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

20 worthwhile conferences for women in tech

If you support diversity and inclusion for women in technology fields, here are 20 conferences you won’t want to miss.

The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

The 10 most in-demand tech jobs for 2021 — and how to hire for them

From security pros to developers to analysts, the battle for the best IT talent wages. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 10 most in-demand jobs for 2021.

IT Resume Makeover: Setting the tone for IT leadership from the top

IT Resume Makeover: Setting the tone for IT leadership from the top

In this resume makeover, Andrew Ysasi helps an IT executive highlight his leadership experience on his resume, demonstrating his qualifications for a senior IT leadership role.

How Progressive took its IT internship program virtual

How Progressive took its IT internship program virtual

Faced with the impact of COVID-19, Progressive quickly shifted its on-campus IT internship program to a remote platform. Here’s how they gave interns a full virtual experience that mattered.

10 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career

10 business analyst certifications to advance your analytics career

Business analysts blend data skills and business acumen to the benefit of analytics-driven organizations. Here are 10 noteworthy certs to help you get ahead as a business analyst.

How to run a successful IT apprenticeship program

How to run a successful IT apprenticeship program

Running an effective IT apprenticeship programs can help your company diversify your talent pipeline, fill skills gaps and upskill and retain workers on the latest technology.

15 data science certifications that will pay off

15 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.

How Year Up is redefining and diversifying the IT talent pipeline

How Year Up is redefining and diversifying the IT talent pipeline

To help bridge the opportunity divide, careers organization Year Up is connecting corporate sponsors with talented, hardworking young adults from underserved communities who are eager to embark on an IT career.

Accenture apprenticeships diversify talent pipelines, bridge IT gaps

Accenture apprenticeships diversify talent pipelines, bridge IT gaps

Accenture’s National Apprenticeship Program is opening up new, diverse talent pipelines to recruit motivated candidates who can be upskilled or reskilled for IT roles.

15 popular Kanban tools for workflow management

15 popular Kanban tools for workflow management

Kanban is a workflow management system that simplifies development processes and lifecycles by increasing efficiency, communication and collaboration for agile teams.

10 IT leadership development programs to help you level up

10 IT leadership development programs to help you level up

Whether you’re new in your IT career or a seasoned IT pro, if you’re interested in IT leadership, these 10 development programs will help get you on the right path.

15 IT management certifications for IT leaders

15 IT management certifications for IT leaders

IT management requires both technical skills and the ability to manage teams, projects and processes. These 15 certifications will help you showcase your IT management skills and abilities.

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