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Partner/Spouse Reemployment


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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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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Five O'Clock Club HR Network Breakfast

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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!

How HR Can Capitalize On the Labor Market Recovery’s Anomalies

November 21st, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

by Jane Rubinsky Five years into our nation’s economic recovery from the recession that began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009 (according to the Economic Policy Institute), it’s clear that this is a very different recovery from what we’ve experienced before. The two speakers at the More

For Kim St. Bernard, Customizing Her Resume and Cover Letter Proved The Key

November 20th, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

By Jane Rubinsky Kim St. Bernard spent more than 20 years at her previous employer, working under six CEOs and surviving nine reorganizations before she found Kim St. Bernard herself out of a job in the latest round of downsizing. “I didn’t quite think it was possible,” she dryly More

Bridging the Gap: 6 Steps to Managing Change with Ease

November 21st, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

by Mim Nelson-Gillett I don’t know about you, but no one offered change-management courses when I went to college. Yet things move so fast, we must continuously develop our knowledge bases, create new relationships and leave others behind at a rate our parents would probably have found More

Land Your Next Job With LinkedIn’s Volunteer Marketplace

November 21st, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

by Robert Hellmann The Five O’Clock Club’s members are hardly strangers to the concept of using volunteer work as a stepping stone to a new job—particularly if they’re seeking to change careers. But they may not know that LinkedIn now makes it easier to find volunteer opportunities. (You More

The Power of Weak Connections: A Job Hunter Case Study

November 21st, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

By Jane Rubinsky Job hunting is a lot of work, and many job seekers spend much of their energy and time creating strong relationships with people, assuming that those who know them well will be in the best position to help them. But it’s the people we encounter tangentially — those who are More

Focus on Solutions To Boost Your Success

November 21st, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

by Margaret McLean Walsh Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions. —Anthony Robbins, motivational speaker Problems. We all have them. We want to solve them, understand them and avoid a repeat performance. We get great satisfaction in learning the cause, the possible More

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