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Increasing Productivity at Work by Simplifying

Sarah Goodell on July 1, 2014

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal looked at how small changes in your work routine can improve productivity. Many of these tips are useful for cancer survivors returning to work, particularly those experiencing chemo brain.

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Beauty of Caring Event in Philadelphia

Sarah Goodell on May 15, 2014

We're heading to Philly with SELF and Shiseido Cosmetics for an evening of expert career coaching and beauty tips!

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Employer's Offer More Flexibility (To An Extent)

Sarah Goodell on May 2, 2014

posted in Employer, HR

New research from the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management found that employers are more willing to offer options for day-to-day flexibility, but are less likely to offer more significant flexible work options, such as job-sharing or sabbaticals.

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Beauty with Benefits this Thursday!

Sarah Goodell on April 14, 2014

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This celebration of cosmetics and compassion returns to QVC April 17, 2014 from 8-10pm ET, where QVC customers can get prestige beauty products while working people with cancer get the support they need as 80% of the purchase price* of donated merchandise benefits Cancer and Careers.

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4th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer is coming up!

Sarah Goodell on April 3, 2014

The conference will be held on Friday, June 13th in NYC and will explore the challenges working people face. The event is completely free to attend, so register today! Travel scholarship's still available!

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Skills and Keywords to Help You Land That Job

Sarah Goodell on March 13, 2014

posted in Job Search, Resume

LinkedIn's blog took a look at 2013 hiring trends to see who was getting hired the most and what they were doing. Read on for the 25 hottest skills of the past year and how to make your resume stand out with keywords. A link to our NEW Sample Keywords worksheet is included!

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NEW Job Search Toolkit!

Sarah Goodell on February 27, 2014

We're thrilled to announce that our brand new Job Search Toolkit is now available for free order and download! Read on for an overview of the new publication and where to order your copy today!

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Ask the Experts 2014 Registration Open!

Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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