The Five O'Clock Club offers cutting-edge outplacement solutions through job search and career development coaching, and delivers the highest number of private coaching hours per dollar spent. We have helped hundreds of thousands of people in transition develop and implement a successful career search, utilizing our propriety research-based methodology and unrivaled, personalized coaching programs. Individuals, who adhere to our methodology, find new jobs in as little as 10 to 12 weeks, a fraction of the national average.
The Five O'Clock Club uniquely provides Certified Coaches the right balance of independence, training, collaboration and community, plus access to client referral streams. All of our Certified Coaches apply a unified approach to each coaching engagement, ensuring each client receives the same standard of excellence and personal attention. Regardless of past coaching experience, our Certified Coaches find The Five O'Clock Club method to be a game changer.
Our Certified Coaches come from diverse professional backgrounds, and many have held senior management positions in Fortune 500 companies. As we expand our national presence, we are also expanding the certification program to include candidates from the top 20 US markets.
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- Individual Assignments
- Pro Bono Coaching
WHEN: Spring 2017
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Minimum 15 years work experience with significant managerial responsibility
Graduate degree (MBA or other industry relevant degree)
History of mentoring roles within an organization
LinkedIn All-Star Profile
Personal experience with career transition
Minimum 3 years professional coaching experience
Significant prior work experience
LinkedIn All-Star Profile
Minimum 5 years recruiting experience
The certification curriculum is divided into three required components:
The program syllabus requires candidates to read five books, watch several content based training webinars (45 mins each), plus gain a full understanding of the Five O'Clock Club coach manual. Each candidate will receive a complimentary copy of the required and supplemental reading materials upon enrollment into the certification program.
Classes will be held live via web-conference, featuring a variety of Five O'Clock Club Coaches as instructors. Each class will cover new content, plus provide a platform for open questions and answers. Classes will be recorded and available for download should candidates not be able to attend live.
To develop expertise in applying the Method, the certification program also requires candidates to coach a pro bono client throughout the program (a minimum of 6 sessions).
The certification testing requires candidates to:
1. Deliver a written case-study about your pro bono client demonstrating your use and understanding of the method
2. Present a 15-minute web based oral presentation on the case-study
Candidates will be able to schedule, submit and conduct their certification testing requirements in a two-week period following the completion of the curriculum.
Upon successful completion of the certification program, candidates will receive certified status recognized by The Five O'Clock Club as a Certified Career Coach, and active member of The Coach Network.
Class #1: Tuesday, March 14th
Class #2: Tuesday, March 21st
Class #3: Tuesday, March 28th
Class #4: Tuesday, April 4th
Class #5: Tuesday, April 18th
Class #6: Tuesday, April 25th
Class #7: Tuesday, May 2nd
Class #8: Tuesday, May 9th
Certification Testing Period: May 23rd and 24th
Classes will be recorded and available for download should candidates not be able to attend live. Each class will be 90-120 minutes in duration. Classes will be conducted via teleconference and web-based screen share technology.
The Five O'Clock Club certification program has a highly competitive and selective admissions process. Refer to the program prerequisites above
Applications must be submitted through this online application portal. Please ensure that your e-mail provider is configured to accept e-mail from the @fiveoclockclub.com domain
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