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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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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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A Dozen Trends for Job Seekers and Employers To Watch in 2015

January 28th, 2015 by Jane Rubinsky

by Jane Rubinsky Long before the ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, the Internet is flooded with predictions for the coming year in every arena. We’ve combed through tons of them — from the obvious to the blatantly futuristic — and have rounded up a dozen trends that everyone More

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

September 23rd, 2014 by Five O'Clock Club

How HR Can Capitalize On The Labor Market Recovery's Anomalies Click here to download HR Handout   HOW HR CAN CAPITALIZE ON THE LABOR MARKET RECOVERY'S ANOMALIES The Economy's Paradox For Older Workers And The Employers Who Hire Them The 63rd HR Network Breakfast Seminar will More

CFOs Becoming More Involved With HR

January 27th, 2015 by Jane Rubinsky

By John Zappe CFOs are becoming more involved in human resources issues, as companies more and more break down traditional silos in favor of ever greater collaboration among departments and divisions. Better than 8 in 10 CFOs say their responsibilities have expanded in the last three years to More

How to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

January 27th, 2015 by Jane Rubinsky

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine Phone interviews are becoming an increasingly common first step in the hiring process. For hiring managers, they’re a more expedient way to narrow the applicant pool. When I was working as a recruiter, I would often ask for a brief call to discuss the résumé More

How to Write Emails that Land Interviews and Meetings

January 27th, 2015 by Jane Rubinsky

By Rob Hellmann Many cold emails and cover letters (i.e., those sent to people you don’t know, asking for a meeting or an interview) are not even read by the recipient. Perhaps the email subject line doesn’t resonate, or the content is too dense, boring, or seemingly pointless to engage the More

Job Hunters Learn It’s All About That Fit!

January 27th, 2015 by Jane Rubinsky

By Jane Rubinsky You’ve done everything right, following The Five O’Clock Club's method to the letter, and now you have an interview lined up for the perfect job! Even when everything seems to be aligned on paper (or its electronic equivalent), a hiring manger’s decision often comes down More

Poetic Intelligence in Art, Science, and the Creative Economy

January 27th, 2015 by Jane Rubinsky

By Peter M. Rojcewicz, Ph.D. Our global economy increasingly relies upon change, innovation, and renewal. A disciplined imagination is a prerequisite for the innovation underpinning value creation in all sectors and industries. Creativity is the essential ingredient for workforce investment, More

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