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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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Don’t Forget: Summer Is a Great Time To Job Hunt!

August 13th, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

by Jane Rubinsky Have you been making the most of your summer to job hunt? Many people drop out of the marketplace over the summer because they mistakenly think it’s a waste of time to look for a job. But don’t be fooled: those who get hired in the fall are the ones who’ve been busy over 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

Persistence Pays Off For Five O’Clock Club Members

August 13th, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

by Jane Rubinsky When the going gets tough, the tough just keep going. This is one of the most important messages behind The Five O’Clock Club’s methodology, and that persistence certainly paid off for these three successful job hunters. “Contacts, contacts, and contacts” “I never More

How Working Parents Can Stay Sane During Career Transition

August 13th, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

by Jessica Worny Janicki Are you in career transition and a parent of younger children? If you are, the following challenges in your job search may sound familiar: Balancing the need for using child care to job search with the difficulty of paying for child care. Concern about losing More

Job Hunter Nancy Roberson: “A Generosity Of Spirit”

August 13th, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

by Jane Rubinsky Nancy Roberson Publishing isn’t an easy business in which to thrive, but Nancy Roberson is on top of her game having just landed a position as President and Publisher for a very established publishing division in New York. “I dare not say how many years I’ve been in More

Striving To Be a “Best Place to Work” Means Tolerating Some Risk in Separation Process

August 13th, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

By Darren Kimball Have you ever wondered what the companies on the “Best Places to Work” lists are doing that your company can learn from? One answer may lie in the treatment of terminated employees. Since the separation process is an influencing factor on any company’s culture, we More

Career 101: Assistance For the Recent College Grad

August 13th, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

By Ruth Robbins This is a uniquely challenging job market for recent college graduates and to say otherwise would be dissembling. For starters, even lucky graduates who find jobs are starting out with wages lower than the generation before. Salaries for young graduates have been falling for More

A Few Ounces of Prevention For Your Social Media Policy

August 13th, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

by Jane Rubinsky Francine Esposito is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Day Pitney LLP. She has extensive experience representing employers in every aspect of labor and employment law, and regularly provides advice to employers regarding all angles of the employment More

Boosting Engagement with Social Enterprise Technology

August 13th, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

by Jane Rubinsky Nancy Gill is the Chief People Officer at Sitrion, a technology company that aims to “unlock the power of connected people” to “make work better.” Gill came to Sitrion after heading HR for the Investment Bank at JPMorgan Chase, supporting more than 28,000 employees More

Examining the Impact of Our Aging Workforce

July 3rd, 2014 by Jane Rubinsky

In his book Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce, David DeLong explains how cost-cutting efforts in the space program in the 1990s led NASA to offer early retirement to a number of its engineers. “With them,” he writes, “went years of experience and expertise about the More

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