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
Your professional success gets personal attention from
The Five O’Clock Club!
by Chip Conlin, Five O'Clock Club Master Coach and Branch Head In a previous blog, “Avoiding the Proverbial ‘Black Hole,” I tried to show how the rapid sophistication of the big job boards, such as Monster Worldwide and Career Builder, were making their applicant tracking systems More
by Jane Rubinsky For some, life’s a bowl of cherries. But for Candida Canfield, it’s a plate of chicken francese or citrus salmon, accompanied by mashed potatoes and wilted spinach. That’s because Canfield is the founder and CEO of Dinner in Hand, a unique home dinner delivery service and More
Celia Currin, Five O'Clock Club Master Career Coach and Moderator by Jane Rubinsky, a journalist and writer/editor for non-profits and businesses, is also a former Five O’Clock Club member. The following article is based on a panel presentation at the 57th HR Network Breakfast Seminar, More
An Executive Tells Us The Value Generated by The Five O’Clock Club in His Job Search (Coach: Bill Belknap)by Five O'Clock Club
Background and Scenario Having my position eliminated earlier this year was a surprise and at odds with my agreement when I joined my employer eight years ago. The Firm was a client; we entered into our relationship with great care. We had a year of discussions and joint engagements. 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
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
By Jane Rubinsky New City, New Job Finding a new job is daunting enough, but just imagine what it’s like when you’re brand-new to the city and don’t know a soul. It helps to have a focus … which Brenda certainly did when she arrived in New York, newly married, from Iowa, where she had More
by Jane Rubinsky, a journalist and Five O'Clock Club Member CASE STUDY: MELODY Rising To the Top Follow The Five O'Clock Club methodology -- a Trusted Road Map to New Jobs When Melody arrived at the Five O’Clock Club, it had been “a number of years” since she’d done any job More
By Chip Conlin, Certified Five O'Clock Club Master Coach and Branch Head I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2013 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference in Chicago. As a career coach, attending this year’s conference was an attempt on my part to gain insight into More
by David Madison, Ph.D., Director, The Five O’Clock Club National Guild of Career Coaches The following article is based on a panel presentation at the HR Network Breakfast at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. The HR Network is sponsored by The Five O’Clock Club and is a vendor-free More
by Chip Conlin, Five O'Clock Club Master Coach and Branch Head. With LinkedIn and other social media playing a bigger role in how people connect with one another for purposes of generating meetings and job interviews, job search is taking on a whole new look for most job hunters. For example, More
How to Get a Job When You're Over 50 by Susan Adams, Forbes staff Renee Rosenberg, a Five O'Clock Club coach, an expert on careers after 50, and author of The Five O'Clock Club book, "Achieving the Good Life After 50." For older workers who lose their jobs, the statistics are not very More
by Kate Wendleton, President, The Five O'Clock Club Things are tough in this economy. More Five O’Clock Clubbers are taking consulting assignments while they continue their searches. Virginia took a temporary job as a CFO for a not-for-profit. This was not her ideal job, but it allowed her to More