Be the Boss Over Cancer

As we all know, job-hunting is hard — even in the best of circumstances. So it’s no surprise that when cancer is added to the mix, the process can often seem insurmountable...

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

Recently, the newswires have displayed an uptick in stories about sports figures working through cancer. The take away? That athletes face the same work-related challenges as patients and survivors with less-public lives.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

What is meaningful work? How do you find it? How do you regain lost meaning in work? There are so many questions on the topic of meaningful work. Idealist Careers has some great articles to help you find the answers to them, and ultimately get on the path to finding work you're passionate about.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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!

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

We often hear that a cancer diagnosis can be an inspiration for change, but it can be difficult figuring out how to explain such a shift to future employers.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

Once you've coped with cancer, life isn't the same. Read one woman's story and some other thoughts on a cancer journey as inspiration for change.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

Putting your best professional self forward, one pin at a time.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

Building and maintaining your network is critical to job search success. Even when you aren't actively searching for a job, it's important to maintain your network, but you must find a good balance between staying in touch and becoming bothersome. Here are some easy guidelines to keeping this balance.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail

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.

Continue Reading »
Blog post thumbnail