Be the Boss Over Cancer

We're thrilled to announce the premier of How to Maintain Focus at Work, the first of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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We here at Cancer and Careers talk a lot about building and protecting your online brand. We urge our audience to think carefully about the personal information they post, as it could potentially hinder career success.

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The Ticket To Work program is one of a number of Work Incentives available to those receiving SSI or SSDI.

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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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A new study shows that telecommuting increases work hours and blurs the lines between work and home, making it important to set boundaries.

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Change is a constant. And with 2013 just around the corner, this time of year is ripe for change. Whether you're investigating new job opportunities or an employee looking to get ahead and grow within your company, be sure you familiarize yourself with these must-have skills for 2013 that are imperative in an evolving economy & job market.

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We often hear that honing in on skills can be the toughest part of the resume writing process, leaving people feeling frustrated, self-conscious and disheartened. But it doesn't have to! Learn more about some tips for the best way to describe the skills you bring to the table.

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The Harvard Business Review recently published an article on setting boundaries on the sacrifices you are willing to make for work. While this is obviously important for all employees across the board, these boundaries can be especially necessary for cancer survivors.

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For some people, seeking out a specific industry in their job search might not be a top priority. But for others who may be looking to make a lasting imprint on their community, their job search could be focused in the nonprofit field. Learn more about the best web resources for a nonprofit job search.

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Today I am thrilled to announce the addition of our sixth coach, Bud Bilanich! Bud is a career success coach, leadership consultant, motivational speaker, bestselling author, influential blogger and cancer survivor.

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There's no one right way to handle the news of a cancer diagnosis, but how difficult is it for people to tell or not tell those in their life, and at what cost?

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Sure, your social media presence could be held against you by an employer, but it might also help you more than you realize. Learn more about how your social media presence impacts your job search!

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Sometimes the circumstances in our lives temporarily prevent us from making a shift. Or they make it possible.

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Whether you’ve been let go, have had to leave your job because you ran out of disability or needed time off to care for yourself or a loved one in the face of cancer diagnosis or treatment, losing your job can generate feelings of depression and low self-worth. Learn about some practical things you can do to regain a sense of control.

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Register now for our FREE event featuring expert career coaching and beauty tips!

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Inc. Magazine recently compiled a list of 8 hard-to-define qualities that can set you apart from others and make you a "remarkable employee."

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How avoiding multitasking and doing one thing at a time can actually help you accomplish more.

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Working from home is on the rise, and more companies are trusting their employees to be productive in their own home offices in addition to the workplace. This is real progress, and bodes well for cancer survivors wanting flex-time!

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Six great questions to ask a potential employer in a job interview that will have you leaving a positive impression.

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Posting your resume on LinkedIn has just become even more beneficial as the site acts as a recruiter to connect companies with candidates.

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