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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about two-thirds of families with school-age children rely on dual incomes. Where there are no children, both partners usually work. According to a 2012 survey by Atlas Van Lines, a full 39 percent of employers say the spouse’s employment “almost always” or “frequently” affects a candidate’s relocation decision, and the percentage is higher at smaller firms. Forty-one percent of all firms offer outplacement help to the spouse or partner. Read more


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Are Resumes Passé? Enter the EQ Test

October 2nd, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

From Knowledge@Wharton Most of the time, when London-based private equity firm Sovereign Capital administers an emotional intelligence test on a prospective hire, the results are not too dramatic. “We look at it as a tool that helps us get our hiring decisions a little bit more right,” says More

How Volunteering Enriches My Current Life

August 13th, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

By Kate Wendleton After stepping down from day-to-day management of The Five O’Clock Club, I have been able to spend more time pursuing some other important interests of mine, particularly volunteering. I have always emphasized the importance of volunteering to Five O’Clock Club members, not More

Making a Friend in HR Can Help Your Career

October 2nd, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine If you don’t have friends who work in human resources, you might have a very narrow view of what happens there: It’s the place to go during benefits selection time; it’s the place where people get fired; it’s a mouthpiece for the company. Like most people, More

The Interview Question You Fear

October 2nd, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

By Jessica Worny Janicki One of the coaching services that clients value most is preparing for job interviews. For many people, going for a job interview is about as much fun as getting a cavity filled: uncomfortable, occasionally painful, but something you can endure when followed by a More

The Art of The Brag: 7 Effective Ways to Toot Your Own Horn

October 2nd, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

By Mim Nelson-Gillett Do you get tongue-tied when asked about your strengths on a job interview? Are people often surprised by your skills? Would you rather eat glass than risk sounding like a braggart? If so, keep reading! Tooting your own horn (gracefully) is a vital business competency. More

Successful Job Seekers Grow From Their Mistakes

October 2nd, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

By Jane Rubinsky “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”  — George Bernard Shaw “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”  ― Albert Einstein It’s a rare job seeker who never makes a More

3 Reasons Everyone Should Hire Career-Changers

October 2nd, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

By Kate Hamill Many years ago, I had a side gig as a professional resume writer. I wrote thousands of resumes for people in every field, at all levels: from recent college graduates to blue-collar workers to retirees to entrepreneurs to CEOs of enormous companies. But there was one kind of More

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