Randy Stancovici

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8 Surprising Jobs That Earn 100K with Just a 2-Year Degree

While some people may think a four-year degree is necessary to get a higher paying job, there are a number of professions where you can make around …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

4 Pieces of Career Advice You Should Ignore

I hope you’re coming to this site because you’re seeking solid career advice—and more importantly, that you’re finding it! However, not all career …

Careers

5 Soft Skills For Your Resume That Will Get You Hired

A resume is a very tricky document to write. You have to include your concrete results and numbers, but also convey a lifetime’s worth of …

Employment

4 Resume Best Practices for 2016

If your resume is a snapshot of your career, what should it look like in 2017? What are the best resume tips in 2017? As workplaces and career …

Employment

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6 ways your resume is telling people not to hire you

But you have applied to several job openings, and your phone is not ringing. What gives?<p>That resume that you have worked so hard to perfect may be doing you wrong.<p>That may be tough news for job seekers to swallow. But think about it from the employer's perspective. They are under pressure to find …

Employment

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says most people never ask themselves a question that's vital to career success

Since becoming the CEO of LinkedIn in 2009, Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the US's top executives.<p>It's not only for helping take LinkedIn to a market cap of $32 billion, but also for his oracle-like management insight.<p>In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which the two …

3 Ways to Figure Out What You're Really, Really Good At (That Can Also Make You Money)

Finding our natural talents can be quite difficult to do. For me, it took me decades to find out that I was good at writing.<p>It was never a skill that …

Revamp Your Resume: 21 Mistakes to Avoid

1. Broad, vague examples of work experience<p>“Essentially,” “Basically,” “More or less” = I am trying to hide what my real job was and pretend I had a …

Employment

How to Rock an Interview: Advice From a CEO Headhunter

Some people are at ease during an interview, deftly fielding questions with finesse and finishing with a positive first-impression, while others need a <i>little</i> help. That help is here: CEO headhunter James Critin—who's got more than 10,000 interviews under his belt and placed 600 top executives in …

6 Vital Steps to Change Your Career

Steve Job once said: "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."<p>While you are not your job, roles or titles -- you are the soul underneath them - finding a livelihood that lights you up can improve your daily happiness and quality of life.<p>Many people remain in a role that …

20 Jobs with the Biggest Pay Raises - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Thinking about a new job? Before you start your job search, you may want to consider a job that’s among those seeing the biggest jumps in total pay …

11 creative ways to make your job application stand out

Face it: Most resumes and cover letters are pretty boring (yours included). When a hiring manager is trying to get through dozens (or hundreds) of …

A tech CEO shares his 2 most insightful pieces of career advice for people in their 20s

In a recent interview with Greg Schott, CEO of software company MuleSoft, the New York Times' Adam Bryant asked: "What career and life advice do you give to new college grads?"<p>The Stanford and North Carolina State University grad offered two pieces we thought were genuine pearls of wisdom:<p>"The …

Wardrobe Mistakes That Will Blow a Job Interview

5 tips for interview-appropriate attire<p>In a large, gleaming office building in midtown Manhattan, I noticed a bunny and a pirate waiting in the …

The 10 weirdest job interview questions for 2015

Job interviews aren't easy — you have to look the part, research the company and then sell yourself as the best candidate for the position.<p>And just …

8 Tips for Managing Your Team Effectively

The role of a manager isn’t always smooth sailing. Whereas at the beginning of your career it’s likely that you were purely responsible for your work …

Know These Interview Questions – And How to Answer Them

Before heading into a job interview, it's essential to prepare to answer a range of common interview questions.<p>While you can't anticipate – or …

The Best Answer to the Question, 'What Are Your Salary Requirements?'

It's almost always some version of “I’m not telling you.”<p><i>This is the third in a series of six posts on salary negotiation published in partnership</i> …