The Five O'Clock Club: where your professional success gets our personal attention!
We are the thought leaders in:
- Partner/spouse reemployment, and
- career development.
- We are the only organization with a research-based methodology to help you improve your career,
- find new employment or
- consulting work that’s right for you,
- start your own business,
- or figure out what you want to do during retirement.
100,000 people have used the Club’s techniques and coaching.
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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
Retirement Planning Services
When people plan for retirement – even at age 55 – they usually think solely in terms of financial planning. They don’t consider that they may have 30 years or more to live and what they will do to occupy their time. You can help your employees move on and have a future (or join the Club yourself).
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You'll find upbeat, ambitious, dynamic, intelligent people—and that makes it fun for all of us. Meet with four to seven peers (same salary range) in a small group led by a senior Five O’Clock Club coach.
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The Five O’Clock Club is recognized as an authority on workplace and career issues. Here is a small selection of some of the many newspapers, magazines, and TV shows that have featured the Five O’Clock Club. Read more
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The Five O’Clock Club!
As a recent practicing HR professional, I still find myself amazed at the plethora of new terms the HR profession continues to rain upon us. Until recently, if you told me “talent management” was the current term for looking at employee recruitment and engagement you could have fooled More
They’re not helpful, are they? The press loves to report bad news but they don’t tell you the whole truth. Where's the balance? Atlantic magazine published an article titled, “The Terrifying Reality of Long-Term Unemployment” by Matthew O’Brien. The sub-title: “It's an awful More
From Fighter Jets to Fights on the Campaign Trail, Burton Dicht has Engineered A Varied and Successful Career. A former engineer of fighter jets, Burton Dicht, approaches challenges with meticulous planning—but his unlikely career path has taught him the value of sometimes abandoning plans and More
Blog by Chip Conlin, certified Five O'Clock Club coach In our Five O’Clock Club presentation on “The Four-Step Salary Negotiation Method” we discuss the four steps used to successfully negotiate a competitive salary/compensation package. The four steps include: (1) Negotiate the Job; (2) More
If you are exiting a company and want to know how to negotiate your severance package, this is the best article to read. Just click here. Also read about executive severance from the employer’s point-of-view by clicking here. Below are a few tips for that kind of severance negotiation. More
by Jane Rubinsky Preparation and Focus Pay Off Like many people, Samantha found herself “floundering around a bit” when she lost her job handling mergers and acquisitions and partnership alliances for a large publishing company. “I sort of knew I didn’t want to do what I’d been More
The following article is based on a panel presentation at The HR Network, which is sponsored by the Five O’Clock Club. The HR Network is a vendor-free venue for HR professionals to meet informally and hear discussions of important issues of the day. The panelists were two attorneys: Pierre More
True or false: Search firms and ads are passive techniques in that you have to wait for someone to call you. There is little you can do to influence the situation. True or false: Search firms and ads are a waste and I should just forget about them. True or false: A technique is working for More
Take this quiz to see how much you know about The Five O'Clock Club approach to job search. The questions are at the top; answers at the bottom. Good luck! -- Kate What are the four basic techniques for getting meetings in your target market? A job target consists of what three More