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Ask the Experts 2014 Registration Open!

Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2014

posted in Ask The Experts, Interview, Job Search, Legal, Networking, Resume, Side Effects, Health Insurance

This free teleconference will cover the practical and legal challenges that patients and survivors face navigating work and a diagnosis, followed by a Q&A session. Register today!

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Key Settings To Control Your Privacy on Facebook

Sarah Goodell on January 31, 2014

posted in Job Search, Networking, Young Adults

A recent article from the New York Times examines key settings that can help you quickly gain more control over your Facebook privacy. Read on for insight and advice on privacy tactics.

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Tips for the First 60 Days at Your New Job

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

When you get a new job, you want to make sure that you start off strong. Idealist recently posted an article with some great tips to set yourself up for success.

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CAC in the News!

Sarah Goodell on December 16, 2013

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Cancer and Careers has been featured in a few news stories recently, read on for an overview and highlights!

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Five New Strategies for LinkedIn

Sarah Goodell on November 11, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Free, Job Search

Do you feel like you have a pretty good idea of how to use LinkedIn? A recent article on Forbes lists five new strategies to help you get the most out of this versatile tool.

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Final Job Search teleconference of the year - Register Now!

Sarah Goodell on November 5, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Job Search

Register now for our Job Search Call of 2013 and learn how to put your best foot forward when conducting a job search!

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27 Questions to Help You Find Your Passion

Sarah Goodell on October 24, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

One of the most popular downloads on Idealist.org in the past few weeks has been of a list of questions to help find your passion and dream job. Read about their recommendations and the top questions to ask yourself here.

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Taste-Testing a Second Career, With a Mentor

Sarah Goodell on September 23, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

Thinking about a second career? Hiring a mentor can help you get there and is easier than ever with a new service that connects those seeking a career change with mentors in over 200 fields.

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8 Tips to Prepare Your Job References

Sarah Goodell on September 9, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Disclosure, Job Search

Job references are a critical part of a job search, so be sure to thoroughly prepare your reference and not to let these common mistakes derail a prospective job offer.

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Beauty of Caring is headed to Seattle!

Sarah Goodell on August 26, 2013

posted in Beauty of Caring

We're looking forward to another great evening with our partners and friends in the Seattle area on September 24th. Register now if you're in the area!

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An Inspiring Night in Dallas

Sarah Goodell on July 18, 2013

posted in Beauty of Caring, CAC Event

Last month Cancer and Careers was in Texas with SELF Magazine and Shiseido Cosmetics for another successful Beauty of Caring event!

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New Study on Communication After a Diagnosis

Sarah Goodell on July 9, 2013

posted in Employer

An interesting study published in the Psycho-Oncology Journal examined the impact of providing patients with communication skills training to aid their conversations with their employers after a cancer diagnosis.

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How "Soft Skills" Can Advance Your Career

Sarah Goodell on June 11, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Job Search

A recent study found that while hard skills can land you the job, an increasing number of companies are looking for soft skills as well from job candidates.

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Finding a Job Via Social Media

Sarah Goodell on May 31, 2013

posted in Job Search, Networking

The Wall Street Journal hosted a Twitter chat earlier this spring to gain more insight into the trend of using social media for professional purposes. See some of their great tips here.

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Free Beauty of Caring event in Dallas this June!

Sarah Goodell on May 16, 2013

posted in Beauty of Caring, CAC Event, Free

The event will feature great workshops with our amazing sponsors Self Magazine and Shiseido Cosmetics, read on for more details!

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Sarah Goodell on April 23, 2013

posted in Job Search, Networking

Being slightly more savvy about how you present yourself online can have a big impact on your job prospects.

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Spotlight: Collective Diary

Sarah Goodell on April 10, 2013

posted in CAC Resource

Read about how other working people with cancer have navigated the cancer experience in our Collective Diary, and share your own story.

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A Guide to Facebook's Privacy Options

Sarah Goodell on March 18, 2013

posted in Disclosure

Last week the Wall Street Journal came out with a great infographic guiding you through the complex maze of Facebook's privacy settings. See some of the highlights here!

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Get Your Resume Seen

Sarah Goodell on February 6, 2013

posted in Job Search, Resume

Do you ever feel like you're just sending your resume into a black hole? Here are some tips to help get your resume through the applicant filtering technologies that many companies are using today.

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Join Our Young Adult Support Group!

Sarah Goodell on January 28, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Young Adults

Are you between the ages of 21 and 40? Do you need a place to talk about the challenges of work and cancer? Would you like to connect with your peers?

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