Be the Boss Over Cancer

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

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

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

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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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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 website is up and running so that you can get important info and resources on the go.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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