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.
Corporate-Paid Outplacement, For more information, click here.
Non-Traditional Outplacement For Employers Who Care
Everybody needs a coach. Have your own private coach to help you advance in your career.
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for individual executive coaching or employee development programs.
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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Click here for programs to develop your HR career – in person or via video. HRCI credit.
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.
Looking for a job ? Attend weekly small-group strategy sessions. For more information, click here.
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!
In 2007, Fred Nelson addressed almost 200 human resource executives who attended The Five O’Clock Club’s 28th HR Networking Breakfast. Fred is a funny guy, and definitely belongs in show business. He had the audience roaring while he told the true story of his job elimination and his job search More
The members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra “Great ideas don’t depend on hierarchy or seniority. They don’t depend on a pyramid; they really depend on a network of participants who are seeking something in response to the challenge of the moment." by Jane Rubinsky As organizations More
Meet a Fellow Member: Eugene Stein From Cop to Lawyer to IT Leader A former New York cop with a penchant for computers, Eugene Stein has become an IT leader in the legal profession. By John Karle Eugene Stein began his career as a police officer in the 1980s, patrolling some of New More
A good recruiter in a search firm usually places only one or two people a month. This is the most important statistic for you to know about search firms. This information will affect your entire thought process about search firms. by Kate Wendleton, Founder, The Five O'Clock Club If you’ve More
by Kate Wendleton, Founder, The Five O'Clock Club 58% of those who attend The Five O’Clock Club decide to change careers. For many, this is the first time in their lives they even though about what they enjoyed doing, what they excel at, and would like to do in the future. Our emphasis is not More
by Jane Rubinsky A Strong Focus Sharon wasn’t even looking for a job when she first came to The Five O’Clock Club. “I’d left my previous job of five years and was starting my own business,” she explained. In her weekly small-group strategy sessions, there were people looking for More
By Caryl Ehrlich Weight gain is an evolutionary process. Some people call it creeping weight. The scale turtles inexorably upward – a tight skirt, a belt notch, a can’t-zip-up-my-pants inch at a time. Yet you expect the scale to go down as rapidly as a high-speed elevator. This erroneous More
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 big job boards, such as Monster Worldwide and Career Builder, were making their applicant tracking systems attractive to More
by Ruth Robbins, Five O'Clock Club Master Coach It’s time to get back to work. You really want this job, and it will look great on your résumé. The interview seems to be going well, then you hear the words you’ve heard all too often before, and it doesn’t matter how respectfully or More