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New Editor Announced for The Five O’Clock Club Newsletter

Jane Rubinsky has been named Editor of The Five O’Clock Club Newsletter, effective with the June – July 2014 issue. Ms. Rubinsky has been a regular contributor to the newsletter since February 2013, writing Job Hunter Reports, HR Network features, and other articles. Currently a freelancer, she served as Senior Editor of The Juilliard Journal › Read More

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Essence Magazine, April 2013, says:

Essence Magazine, April 2013, says (page 90): For guidance on developing your authentic presence at work, find an executive coach at The Five O’Clock Club (www.fiveoclockclub.com).  

NOW AVAILABLE! The completely NEW 111-page bibliography for career and job-search research (edited by Richard Greene). The bibliography is in the Members Only section of this website.

What’s New? Just About Everything. This Revised Edition has been updated to cover the lightning changes in how we do business and manage our lives and our careers. We start out with books on cutting-edge careers in Section I: 150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future, 2012, and Best Jobs for the 21st Century, Laurence › Read More

How We Respond to Life’s Difficulties THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN SUCCESS IN LIFE

Books (and their electronic equivalents) have not lost their influence. Members read and re-read those that have affected them, and so do I. Beyond Shakespeare and the Bible, which both taught me a lot about human nature, the most important book in my life has been George Valliant’s Adaptation to Life, the forty year study › Read More

The Medici Effect: Using Innovation to Build, Change and Grow Your Business

Download the PDF version of this article click here. ( Great for the iPhone and iPad ) The following article is based on the dynamic presentation that Frans Johansson gave 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 › Read More

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Laid Off from Work? 7 Secrets for Surviving Job Loss in a Bad Economy

Were you laid off from work in the economic downturn? Not sure what your next step should be? Here’s how to survive your job loss until you find a new (and better!) career. It’s no big secret: The economy continues to struggle and businesses everywhere have taken drastic cost-cutting measures, including layoffs, just to keep › Read More

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The Five O’Clock Club donated 700 blankets, which the Salvation Army immediately took to shelters on Staten Island.

Our COO, Richard Bayer (on left) and our Director of IT, Rickey Allen, at The Salvation Army today (Monday, November 5th). The Five O’Clock Club donated 700 blankets, which the Salvation Army immediately took to shelters on Staten Island. Normally, these blankets would have been given to our HR customers as a Thanksgiving gift. But, › Read More

You’re Always Close to a Five O’Clock Club Job Search Group

Getting Ready to Be Lucky After more than eight years in her job at a small not-for-profit organization, Janet decided that it was time to move on. “I had been looking off and on for about a year,” she says, but she had not seen much in the way of results. In fact, looking off › Read More

What is My Purpose in Life: How to Find a Direction

“It may sound surprising when I say, on the basis of my own clinical experience as well as that of my psychological and psychiatric colleagues, ‘that the chief problem of people in the middle decade of the twentieth century is emptiness.’ By that I mean not only that many people do not know what they › Read More

Using Social Media in Your Job Search and to Advance Your Career

More frequently than ever, social media websites are helping people in their job search. Popular sites, such as LinkedIn, are allowing people to reach out to new contacts in a field—or even company—that they are targeting in their job search. But the very popularity of these sites means that it can also be difficult to › Read More

Five O’Clock Club Quoted In Businessweek, NPR, Boston Globe, MSNBC . . .

Five O’Clock Club President, Kate Wendleton, recently spoke with the Associated Press about investing in your career for an article that ran widely in publications throughout the country. Read the article here.

How To Ask For A Raise: Kate Wendleton Interviewed By New York Times

The New York Times recently featured Five O’Clock Club President, Kate Wendleton, among a group of career experts offering advice on how to make your case for a raise.

Five O’Clock Club Speaks To CNN/Fortune About 8 Signs That It’s Time To Quit

“If you’ve noticed three or more of these warning signs,” “Wendleton” says, “it’s time to update your resume and launch a job search.”

Essence Magazine, April 2013, says:

March 14th, 2013

Essence Magazine, April 2013, says (page 90): For guidance on developing your authentic presence at work, find an executive coach at The Five O’Clock Club (www.fiveoclockclub.com).  

How To Ask For A Raise: Kate Wendleton Interviewed By New York Times

December 11th, 2011

The New York Times recently featured Five O’Clock Club President, Kate Wendleton, among a group of career experts offering advice on how to make your case for a raise.

The HR Network Overview

August 18th, 2010

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Listing of all Prior HR Network Topics and Speakers

August 18th, 2010

Press Coverage

April 27th, 2010

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.

The Biased Media: Ignore Them – and use the Five O’Clock Club methodology

July 13th, 2009

Question from a member: Did you read the article “Longer Unemployment for Those 45 and Older” by Michael Luo in the New York Times? What did you think?” Answer: I hope you weren’t tricked by the article. We all know that negative news sells Click Here to Read More(PDF)

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