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Eye-Opening Facts You Must Know About Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

July 21st, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Job hunters and applicant tracking systems are like vinegar and oil. The two can feel like they're almost impossible to mix together. However, with a bit of vigorous shaking, that vinegar and oil can become a nice salad dressing. To shake up a stalled job search, it's time to stop believing an More

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Upcoming Vacation? The Ultimate Checklist to Prep Your Job So You can Truly Unplug

July 21st, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Does pulling long hours at work have you dreaming of escaping it all and finally taking a well-deserved vacation? You're not alone. However, millions of U.S. workers skip vacation days every year. Often it's simply more work to prepare for and recover from an absence than to actually take the time More

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Ace Video Interviews With This Expert Advice

July 18th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

For years Goldman Sachs visited elite schools like Harvard and Yale to interview promising undergraduates in person. This year the financial behemoth changed it's recruiting methodology dramatically. Rather than offering campus visits, the company is opting to use a prerecorded-video platform More

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How to Present the Perfect Amount of Ambition in Job Interviews

July 15th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

It's important to have the ideal amount of confidence when job hunting and interviewing. If you can show you believe in yourself, and you have passion and skills to boot, you're sure to capture the attention of the hiring managers. However, just like the delicate tasting notes must mix well to More

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Is Resume Keyword Stuffing Killing Your Hiring Potential?

July 14th, 2016 by Jenni Tandet

Keywords are an essential component of creating a great resume. Using them strategically throughout the copy is sure to help your resume rise to the top of the pile and impress the recruiter. However, many people take it too far. Keyword stuffing is a common pitfall for job hunters who often More

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Five Myths That Can Hurt Your Job Search

June 23rd, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

At The Five O'Clock Club, we help people find land their dream job and begin a successful, rewarding career every day. In the process, we've seen a lot of myths around the job search process that are hurtful to your job hunt. This is our list of the top 5 myths about the job search - beliefs you'll More


5 Tips for Gaining Your Family's Support Before Starting a Job Search

July 13th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

When you're a ship captain, there are a lot of things you must do before you embark on the open sea. Besides preparing the ship and stockpiling supplies, you need a crew that will support you through anything that happens during the voyage. Whether you're facing tepid waters or terrifying storms, More


Benefits of Having a Mentor During a Job Search and Beyond

June 20th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

You've revised your resume, mastered your Two-Minute Pitch and gotten a firm grasp on your Fifteen-year Vision. To get the job of your dreams, however, there's a powerful yet commonly overlooked step that will strengthen your search: mentoring. When looking for a job, having a mentor is a More

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Feeling Stuck? 4 Steps for Getting Ahead in Your Career

June 14th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

You work hard and do everything that’s asked of you and then some, yet you still feel like you’re stuck in place in your career. You ask for training but no one gives it to you. The big bosses don’t know who you are. How are you ever going to get ahead? What’s wrong with this picture? More

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Don’t Forget: Summer Is Still a Great Time To Job Search!

June 9th, 2016 by Five O'Clock Club

Many people decide to put a pause on their job search over the summer mistakenly thinking it’s not the right time to look for a job. But, most times those that get hired in the fall months are the ones who’ve been busy over the summer. So if you’re tempted to spend the summers just stretched More


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