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Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that telecommuting is a reasonable accommodation for workers who can’t make it to the office. This is great news for cancer patients and survivors who need a more flexible work option!

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New research from the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management found that employers are more willing to offer options for day-to-day flexibility, but are less likely to offer more significant flexible work options, such as job-sharing or sabbaticals.

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When applying for a job, the email you send with your resume and cover letter is just as important as its contents. This blog includes tips on how to write an effective email to a potential employer.

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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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As the rate of survivorship increases, so does the need for effective support programs - especially as it relates to the work force.

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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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Employers are starting to realize just how careful they need to be when it comes to asking about employee health histories.

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An interesting study published in the Psycho-Oncology Journal examined the impact of providing patients with communication skills training to aid their conversations with their employers after a cancer diagnosis.

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NPR recently wrote a piece on the employee experience taking time off under the FMLA, and their findings illustrate how important it is to know the protections available at your company.

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While there are many pieces to the puzzle of creating a supportive work environment for those living with cancer, clear communication is found to be the most important across the board.

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More and more people are choosing to work from home - learn about industries that are growing in this area and see if these more flexible job options might be right for you.

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The Grand Rapids Press recently highlighted a two-part series on work and cancer focused on legal rights and disclosure. The second piece really got the Cancer and Careers team talking about what’s expected, reasonable and appropriate for people living with cancer and disclosure in the workplace.

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Six seconds. That's all the time the average recruiter takes to look at your resume. There are some basic pieces every resume should make stand out so they aren't missed - do you know what they are?

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

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A recent article discusses the increase in genetic discrimination complaints, and how that relates to cancer in the workplace.

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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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Are you receiving SSI or SSDI payments? Do you want to obtain vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals and other employment support services free of charge? Then the Ticket to Work program is... well... your ticket!

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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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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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