Inside the Ring

In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents...

I’d like to discuss cover letters. Here’s my basic philosophy on them: don’t bother. That’s because the cover letters I see usually fall into one of three categories: The recap: The résumé in prose form. It’s redundant, harder to read than the résumé, and provides no additional insight. The...

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you. That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem...

You’ve landed an interview for your next big career move – a goal you have been working towards for a long time. You have all the experience required and you know you’d be a great fit but there’s one problem – your interview nerves are...

2017 will be in favor of the job seeker. As the economy gradually improves in the aftermath of the 2009 recession, the job market is shifting in a way that benefits employees. The unemployment rate is slowly dropping, and the pool of job seekers is shrinking,...

Here are five simple strategies: 1. Collect all the information. The first step is research. If you make a decision without the proper information—like joining a company without learning what the culture is really like—you’re setting yourself up for disappointment later on when you learn something that...

Take a moment to think about where you are in your career today. Are you a recent college graduate looking for an entry-level position? Have you been in your career for more than a decade, but you’re looking for a new start? Wherever you are in...

Wages and salaries increased 2.1% in the last 12 months. This is a good news for employees. When accepting a new job or next position, make sure you are getting what you are worth. Here are some tips to keep in mind when negotiating a salary: ...

Who’s counting down the days until they go on holiday? Whether you’re going to spend quality time at home with the people you love or go on an amazing adventure to somewhere new, you’ve earned your time off, so you want to make it as relaxing as...