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Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Andrew Jacob on July 16, 2012

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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Changing to a Non-profit Career After a Cancer Diagnosis

Amy Coleman on July 5, 2012

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

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

Amy Coleman on June 12, 2012

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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Beauty of Caring Event in Miami

Eva LaManna on May 17, 2012

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

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What Makes a Good Employee Great

Eva LaManna on May 8, 2012

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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Slowing Down Can Increase Productivity

Eva LaManna on April 12, 2012

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

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Do You Telecommute? Study Shows 83% of Employees Do at Least Part Of Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

Alice McKenney on April 3, 2012

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 Questions to Ask in Interviews

Eva LaManna on March 29, 2012

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

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LinkedIn's Value to Job Seekers Increases

Eva LaManna on March 9, 2012

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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Spotlight: WhatNext

Eva LaManna on February 14, 2012

WhatNext is an excellent online networking resource for patients and survivors alike to connect to others with a similar diagnosis, share their story, and ask for expert opinions. Cancer and Careers was recently chosen to offer advice regarding the issues surrounding work & cancer.

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Job Search Tools, Tips & Tricks

Eva LaManna on January 18, 2012

Some great tips from our Job Search teleconference in December, including resume advice, suggestions on how to find a job & more. (Plus: view the archived recording!)

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Could a part-time job be your winning ticket?

Alice McKenney on November 21, 2011

Stringing together two or more part-time jobs is a hot trend among today's young adults -- but could this trend be adopted by cancer survivors?

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Introducing our Newest Publication: "The Manager's Kit"

Melissa DeLeo on October 31, 2011

You’ve decided to disclose your cancer diagnosis to your employer, what’s next? The Manager’s Kit is designed for you to give to your boss to help start or smooth the conversation. We've laid out the "need-to-know" laws that relate to cancer in the workplace, successful workplace strategies and tips for working with your HR department.

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Time to Spice Things Up: 10 Unique Job Hunt Tactics

Melissa DeLeo on October 21, 2011

If you've hit a job search plateau and need a new approach, maybe it's time to think outside the box.

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Your Online Brand

Rebecca Nellis on October 17, 2011

Social media has become an incredibly important and valuable component to survivorship, providing immediate support and community but there are things to consider.

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Sign up today for the final Ask the Experts Career Advice workshop of 2011!

Melissa DeLeo on October 5, 2011

Tomorrow, October 6th, is the fourth and last Career Advice session of the 2011 Ask The Experts Series. At 6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT you can dial in to speak with our very own career coach and expert, Julie Jansen, for free.

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Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search?

Melissa DeLeo on September 19, 2011

The interview process can be an incredible mixture of nerves and adrenaline. And the desire to land the job can also be your Achilles’ heel. Check out this blog to learn if your interview actions are setting you up for success or leading you to failure.

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What you Need to Know about Your Resume References

Melissa DeLeo on September 12, 2011

A personal reference can be the make or break factor in landing a new job. Learn how to set yourself up for success.

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New Resources for Men Working With Cancer

Kate Sweeney on September 1, 2011

When we launched Cancer and Careers, it was a program for working women with cancer. As we grew, we realized that most of the challenges of combining work and treatment are universal. And we changed our mission to serve ALL people with cancer. But some of those so-called universal things affect men and women differently.

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Self-Employment for Survivors

Melissa DeLeo on August 15, 2011

Whether you are just now starting to consider self-employment or you are a seasoned self starter, Cancer and Careers can help you along the way.

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