Be the Boss Over Cancer

On Thursday, Supreme Court ruled to allow Americans who purchased health insurance plans through federal marketplaces to keep their subsidies. Cancer and Careers applauds the decision issued by the Supreme Court. Access to quality, affordable healthcare helps ensure that survivors can take control of their health — and their work.

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Though we normally share “work & cancer” stories on our Newsfeed, this week we wanted to take a more in-depth look at a one story that has been all over the media — that of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, who recently disclosed his cancer diagnosis.

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We hosted our first ever Tweetchat on addressing cancer at work on Tuesday, June 16th 2015! The chat was co-moderated by Flexjobs and 90 participants joined us over the course of the chat and the days leading up to it to discuss the nuances of working during and after treatment.

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We frequently talk about the benefits of telecommuting jobs for cancer patients and survivors - flexible hours to work around doctor appointments, working from home to help manage side effects, etc. If you're looking for flexible work, here are a few tips for interviewing for a remote job from an Idealist blog.

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Our Beauty with Benefits collaborator, QVC, recently invited us to attend an important (and timely) event about workplace support. The White House’s “Lead on Leave” tour, a national series of conversations to promote paid-leave, made a stop at Philadelphia’s City Hall on April 21.

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Find out about our conference in Chicago earlier this month and why it was such a big success!

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As we strive to create the most up-to-date and relevant sources of information for our community, we are excited to announce the creation of new content and designs for our publications which can be ordered or downloaded in English and Spanish!

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Hello! My name is Madeline Meislin but please feel free to call me "Maddy." I am very excited to join Cancer and Careers as the new Program Coordinator.

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Being able to say “no” to non-essential projects can be an important part of making sure there is enough free time in your schedule for healing and self-care. Here are a few tips to help!

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Everyone deserves a little pampering. Treat yourself this spring with discounted deals from Spa Week, April 13th-19th around the country.

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Now that 2015 is under way, it's a good time to inject some renewed energy into your job search. Two easy ways to freshen things up are to tweak your resume and rethink your approach to writing cover letters.

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We want to say THANK YOU to all of our dedicated supporters for making 2014 a year to remember!

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Pfizer recently released the findings of a study conducted in collaboration with Cancer and Careers, Supporting Workplace Conversations. The findings shed light on breast cancer in the workplace from the perspective of working women with the disease, employers and healthcare professionals.

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The Muse recently wrote a great post titled A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Any Work Schedule You Want, with some super relevant information for patients/survivors who need modified work schedules based on treatment and side-effects. Read on for tips on how to talk to your boss about getting a more flexible schedule!

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Looking for a job during the holiday season may feel daunting. It might feel like everyone is on vacation - and you might also want to take the time to be with friends and family. However, many companies are still looking to fill positions before the end of the year. Here are some tips for finding a job during the holidays.

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While they are more secure than many mainstream social networks, information posted to CaringBridge.org and MyLifeLife.org is not automatically 100% protected. Learn more about the additional steps necessary to ensure that your profile is as secure as you would like it to be.

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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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