Be the Boss Over Cancer

Flexible jobs are not the “special case” arrangements they once were. Today, more than 65% of employers allow some of their employees to work from home. That’s good news for anyone living with cancer.

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Because 85% of jobs are found through networking, and not job boards, we advocate a lot for using LinkedIn to build your professional network. However, just creating a good LinkedIn profile won’t be enough to build connections – it requires frequent engagement. Here are some tips to build your LinkedIn network.

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When a coworker is diagnosed with cancer, it’s hard to know what to say. You want to be supportive of your coworker, but you also want to make sure that you don’t say anything that might be hurtful. Here are some tips on what to say to a coworker with cancer.

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This October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the following brands are helping Cancer and Careers raise vital funds and awareness by donating a portion of the proceeds from some of their top selling products!

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We've released the official sizzle reel of our 4th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer — and set a date for next year’s Conference: Friday, June 12, 2015.

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In need of a little pampering? Get ready to relax this fall with Spa Week!

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CAC has a new look and with it comes a powerful message to all working people with cancer…

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Thank you letters are still essential to modern-day interview etiquette. Most employers will appreciate a thank you letter, if not expect one. Learn why thank you letters are especially beneficial for cancer survivors and how to write an impressive thank you letter.

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Did you know that up to 60% of cancer patients undergoing treatment can experience chemo brain at some point? The good news is that more oncologists are recognizing chemo brain and developing treatments and recommending brain exercises to lessen the impact of this side effect.

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As we all know, job-hunting is hard — even in the best of circumstances. So it’s no surprise that when cancer is added to the mix, the process can often seem insurmountable...

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Recently, the newswires have displayed an uptick in stories about sports figures working through cancer. The take away? That athletes face the same work-related challenges as patients and survivors with less-public lives.

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Chasing Life is a new series on ABCFamily about April Carver, a 24 year-old aspiring journalist, who learns she has Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The show follows her through many of the challenges that cancer patients face, including balancing work and cancer. Here are some highlights of April's work & cancer journey during the show.

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Fatigue is a common side effect both during and after treatment, and coping with symptoms during working hours can often feel like an uphill battle. However, a little knowledge can go a long way in helping you to manage low-energy and maintain productivity on the job.

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One of the most effective ways to improve a resume is to turn a list of duties into a concrete list of accomplishments--and actually show a potential employer how well you made an impact in a role, not just what your role was. Included are tips to help you think of your own accomplishments for your resume!

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The brand new Cancer and Careers Newsfeed was designed to be your go-to destination for recent news and research on the intersection of work and cancer.

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We all know that cancer does not discriminate—that it can affect anyone at any age. In fact, one look at the headlines reminds us that even high-profile individuals—from television anchor Robin Roberts to WNBA coach Michael Cooper—are diagnosed with cancer.

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What is meaningful work? How do you find it? How do you regain lost meaning in work? There are so many questions on the topic of meaningful work. Idealist Careers has some great articles to help you find the answers to them, and ultimately get on the path to finding work you're passionate about.

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Whether you’re at the office, conducting a job search, or managing doctor’s appointments and medical bills, it’s hard to fight the effects of chemo brain. Creating a "done" list can help alleviate stress from a long "to-do" list.

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Last month we were thrilled to see exactly how much the National Conference on Work & Cancer has grown in just four short years. Thank you to all who attended and supported this year’s National Conference!

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Last month I wrote a blog about a new tool to encourage discussion between patients and physicians about financial stress. I would like to follow up this week with a few resources to help with coping with the high costs of cancer.

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