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Beauty of Caring Event in Miami

Eva LaManna on May 17, 2012

posted in Beauty of Caring, Career Advice, Event

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

posted in Career Advice, Employer, Job Search

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

posted in Career Advice, Chemo Brain, Side Effects

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

posted in Career Advice, Flexible Work

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

posted in Career Advice, Employer, Interview, Job Search

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

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Cancer Organization Spotlight, Career Advice, Disclosure, Employer, Networking

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

posted in CAC Resource, Career Advice, Job Search

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

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

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

posted in ADA, Career Advice, Disclosure, Discrimination, Employer, FMLA, Free

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

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search, Networking, Resume, Young Adults

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

posted in Career Advice, Disclosure, Employer, Job Search

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

posted in Ask The Experts, CAC Event, Career Advice, Free

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

posted in Career Advice, Employer, Interview, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, Free, Interview, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Career Advice, Side Effects

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

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, Flexible Work

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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Simple Resume Tips

Andrew Jacob on August 11, 2011

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Free, Job Search, Resume

Want some simple and practical resume advice? Check here for a few easy resume fixes from a career expert from CareerBuilder.

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Is Your Career the Right Fit for You?

Melissa DeLeo on July 26, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Employer, National Conference on Work & Cancer, Resume

Gaining an objective understanding of your abilities, preferences, values and interests is a fundamental step in determining your best career fit. Explore Julie Jansen's list of reflective questions from CAC's National Work & Cancer Conference to see how your job measures up.

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10 Things To Avoid On Your Resume

Andrew Jacob on July 21, 2011

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, Free, Job Search, Resume

Your resume is your first impression to a prospective employer. What kind of impression are you making? Read more to learn what should not be in your resume.

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