Be the Boss Over Cancer

One step to crafting an effective resume is organizing all the sections in the correct order. Career specialist Lily Zhang recommends tailoring the order of your resume based on the position you are seeking and your specific situation.

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We receive tons of fantastic questions through our Ask a Career Coach service. Today we want to highlight one about finding employment after treatment, as this applies to so many survivors. Our career coach Kathy Flora did a marvelous job laying out how to approach this process, which can often feel overwhelming.

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Daily Muse, Inc, and DailyWorth recently published an informative article titled β€œ4 Lies (and 1 Truth) About Applicant Tracking Systems,” which addresses the following important question: Should we be crafting our resumes for machines or humans?

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As we all know, job-hunting is hard β€” 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...

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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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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.

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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.

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

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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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