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Transferring Skills to a New Industry is Possible With Optimism and Determination

May 23rd, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Taylor spent 16 years in publishing, and during that time, she saw the industry transform dramatically. It became a place she no longer had an interest in and she needed support and inspiration to redirect her career. She found that in her coach from The Five O'Clock Club. "I had been laid off More

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Boost Your Own Morale: Staying Positive During Your Job Search

May 20th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

The typical job search can be very hard on the ego. You’re continually being judged, the value of your past experiences is in question and you may face more rejection than you’ve ever felt in your life. While that feeling is normal, it’s crucial you’re able to overcome the resulting More

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Friend of a Friend: How Social Media Contacts Can Aid Your Job Hunt

May 24th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

In the past, social media was more known for entertainment purposes and sharing news. But now these platforms, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter, are increasingly recognized as important career tools for both job seekers and job recruiters. 92 percent of recruiters have hired people through More

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Should An Office Space Affect Your Next Job Decision?

May 19th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

So you've found an amazing job at a great company and you're ready to sign an employment agreement, but there's one thing holding you back: the office space. Work environments and office orientations vary in countless ways, and if you're going to spend a minimum of 40 hours a week in a given More

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First or Last? Interview Success in Either Situation

May 18th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

You’re invited for an initial face-to-face job interview. Congratulations! “When can you come in?” asks the hiring manager. Does your answer really matter? There’s a lot of debate surrounding the interview process and whether it’s better to be first or last. Some will argue it’s More

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Want the Job? Think and Act Like a Consultant

May 17th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that you own a small consulting company. You’re at a meeting with a prospective client, asking questions and trying to better understand the problems they are facing. But you’re also there to try win the business. So while the potential client outlines their More

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Feeling Lost After Losing a Job? A Layoff Can Inspire a Career Change

May 16th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

When Jennifer M was laid off from her job in the publishing industry, she joined many of her peers in a competitive job market. Rather than look at her situation as negative, she instead used the time to assess her skills and figure out where she really wanted to do with her future. "I was More

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Job Seeker Insight: Online News You Should Know

May 12th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Being an informed job seeker will help you stay one step ahead of the competition. Here is a roundup of the current top job seeker insights: Hooble Job boards are one sided — you apply and wait. Hooble, which is set to launch in the late Spring is changing that. Candidates will be able to More

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Expand Your Opportunities with a Green Career

May 10th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

It seems like everywhere you turn there’s a conversation about sustainability and living well, but it isn’t just a trend. There is abundant scientific evidence that humanity is living unsustainably, compromising the well-being of the natural world. As awareness of this fact grows, career More

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