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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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Finding a new job within your organization

Kelsey Fenton on April 21, 2014

Many cancer patients need to set up accommodations in their workplace in order to keep working, but sometimes a new role within their company or organization is the answer to managing manage treatment side-effects and workload.

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Google Yourself - Part Two

Kelsey Fenton on March 10, 2014

Part Two discusses a variety of strategies to lessen the impact of unwanted information about yourself in a Google search.

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Google Yourself - Part One

Kelsey Fenton on March 6, 2014

79% of employers Google job seeks before inviting them for an interview, so monitoring your online brand is crucial. This two-part blog will discuss the steps to take to improve your online brand if you do not currently have any profiles with your name in a Google search and how to lower the impact of unfavorable items about yourself online.

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Managing Stress while Working Through Cancer

Kelsey Fenton on March 4, 2014

Deciding whether to continue working during and/or after cancer treatment is difficult. The thought of managing the stress of your job and battling cancer can feel overwhelming, but your career is important for many reasons, including your financial stability and personal identity.

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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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Co-working as a New Telecommuting Option

Amy Coleman on February 25, 2014

New co-working spaces offer survivors an expanded opportunity to telecommute, collaborate and create community along the way.

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20 Pain-free Networking Ideas

Kelsey Fenton on January 27, 2014

People often associate networking with feelings of anxiety and awkwardness. However, networking doesn't have to be so intimidating!

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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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New Study Examines Hiring Managers' Use of Social Media in Application Reviews

Amy Coleman on December 9, 2013

According to a new study out of Carnegie Mellon University, between 10% and one third of US employers seeking new talent search social networks for info early on in hiring process.

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Should I disclose a cancer diagnosis during a job interview?

Rebecca Nellis on November 18, 2013

For many job-seeking survivors, a big question is whether and how to address your cancer in an interview.

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New Article on Cover Letters

Eva LaManna on November 14, 2013

Our new article on mastering your cover letter discusses some issues survivors face and offers tips for getting your foot in the door.

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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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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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Disclosing a Hidden Disability

Eva LaManna on September 27, 2013

The NY Times explores whether or not to disclose a hidden disability in a job interview.

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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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Study Explores Survivors Returning to Work

Eva LaManna on September 13, 2013

A recent study sheds light on cancer survivors' ability to return to work following treatment.

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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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Cover Letter Quick Fixes

Eva LaManna on September 5, 2013

How do you ensure that your cover letter not only imparts all necessary information, but is strong enough to get you through to the next round? Read on to learn more.

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Working from Home - a Delicate Balance

Amy Coleman on August 29, 2013

Whether you telecommute around the world or work from a home office, striking a balance between your work and personal lives is no easy feat.

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