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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… Read more

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… 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… 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…. 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… 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…. 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… 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… 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…. 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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

LinkedIn Launches Button That Lets You Apply for Jobs

It’s just one more fad to distract job hunters. Many job hunters already spend all day answering ads — no matter where the ads are – and they have extremely long searches: 30 to 35 weeks or more. Remember, thousands of others are answering… Read more

Five O’Clock Clubbers In The News

Two Five O’Clock Clubbers were featured in the U.S. News and World Report’s Annual Career Guide, the magazine’s October 28th issue. Marion Manigo-Truell’s smiling picture appeared on the contents page with the caption, “She’s had six careers… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

The HR Network Overview

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Listing of all Prior HR Network Topics and Speakers

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Press Coverage

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… Read more

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

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… Read more

The Five O’Clock Club Stays In the Media Spotlight

by Steve Bolerjack The Five O’Clock Club has always enjoyed significant media attention. Early on, reporters and editors realized that our powerful methodology and successful track record made not only a good story for job searchers, but also… Read more

How Do People Find Out About Us? Through You–and Through our Career Counselors in the media

Sometimes people find The Five O’Clock Club after a long period of unemployment and wonder why they had not heard about us sooner. “Don’t you advertise?” they ask. We don’t. Advertising is expensive and we would have to pass those costs on to you,… Read more

The Year You Write the Script

by Kate Wendleton The backlash started quietly in 1992. You won’t read about it in Department of Labor statistics or in the New York Times. We saw it at The Five O’Clock Club because we’re on the front lines. In 1992, more workers decided to write… Read more

Five O’Clock Clubbers In The News

Two Five O’Clock Clubbers were featured in the U.S. News and World Report’s Annual Career Guide, the magazine’s October 28th issue. Marion Manigo-Truell’s smiling picture appeared on the contents page with the caption, “She’s had six careers… Read more

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