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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

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

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

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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Introducing Our New Resume Review Service!

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2013

The Cancer and Careers team is excited to announce that we are now offering a free resume review service to help get your resume in the best shape for job applications.

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The Most Important Questions To Ask Before A Job Interview

Sarah Goodell on January 10, 2013

posted in Interview, Job Search

There are tons of questions to consider when preparing for an interview, but which ones are the most critical?

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Beauty of Giving Luncheon was a Huge Success!

Sarah Goodell on December 17, 2012

On Dec. 7th Cancer and Careers and CEW hosted our biggest annual fundraiser at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC - read on for some of the highlights of this wonderful event!

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New Articles on Interviewing!

Sarah Goodell on November 27, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

We recently added two new articles under the Looking for Work section of our website - Mock Interviews and Interviewing Methods and Tips. Read about some of the highlights and then go check them out yourself!

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CAC's New Mobile Site

Sarah Goodell on November 15, 2012

posted in CAC Event, Free

CAC's new mobile website is up and running so that you can get important info and resources on the go.

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Cancer's Effects on Work Ability

Sarah Goodell on November 12, 2012

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A recent study in The Journal of Cancer Survivorship examines the ways that cancer can affect survivors' ability to work.

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Searching for Jobs While Unemployed

Sarah Goodell on November 1, 2012

posted in Job Search

Nick Corcodilos, host of the website Asktheheadhunter.com, recently provided some great advice on the best ways to search for a job when unemployed.

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California Events Recap

Sarah Goodell on October 19, 2012

The Cancer and Careers team kicked off the month of October with two successful events in California - the Beauty of Caring in San Francisco and the 2012 Cancer Rights Conference in Central Valley!

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Tips To Successfully Maintaining Your Network

Sarah Goodell on September 28, 2012

Building and maintaining your network is critical to job search success. Even when you aren't actively searching for a job, it's important to maintain your network, but you must find a good balance between staying in touch and becoming bothersome. Here are some easy guidelines to keeping this balance.

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Sharing Your Story

Sarah Goodell on September 18, 2012

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There is an abundance of great resources out there for cancer patients and survivors to share their stories and support one another. Read about some of them here.

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Mastering Small Talk for More Effective Networking

Sarah Goodell on August 28, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

Small talk is an essential part of networking, and learning how to master this art can help you create important connections.

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