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New Publications!

Maddy Meislin on April 17, 2015

As we strive to create the most up-to-date and relevant sources of information for our community, we are excited to announce the creation of new content and designs for our publications which can be ordered or downloaded in English and Spanish!

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Resources for Coping with Financial Stress

Kelsey Fenton on July 9, 2014

Last month I wrote a blog about a new tool to encourage discussion between patients and physicians about financial stress. I would like to follow up this week with a few resources to help with coping with the high costs of cancer.

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Midwest Conference on Work & Cancer Confirmed for Chicago

Amy Coleman on February 4, 2014

posted in Event, Free

We're taking our National Conference on Work & Cancer on the road!

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Register Now for the Affordable Care Act Webinar Series!

Kelsey Fenton on January 10, 2014

We are excited to announce that registration is now OPEN for our brand-new webinar series on the Affordable Care Act!

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1 Million for Work Flexibility Campaign

Kate Sweeney on November 26, 2013

FlexJobs recently launched their 1 Million for Work Flexibility campaign, exciting news for anyone looking for better work-life balance

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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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Free Beauty of Caring event in Dallas this June!

Sarah Goodell on May 16, 2013

The event will feature great workshops with our amazing sponsors Self Magazine and Shiseido Cosmetics, read on for more details!

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Introducing Our New Resume Review Service!

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2013

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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CAC's New Mobile Site

Sarah Goodell on November 15, 2012

posted in CAC Event, Free

CAC's new mobile website is up and running so that you can get important info and resources on the go.

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Fall Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals – Registration now OPEN!

Amy Coleman on July 30, 2012

It’s been said that education is the key to empowerment. If you’re a healthcare professional, chances are pretty high that your patients and clients often reach out to you for answers to difficult questions. But you may not always have the answers.

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Get your legal, insurance, and career questions answered next week!

Alice McKenney on July 12, 2012

Next Thursday we are hosting another one of our acclaimed Ask The Experts teleconferences. Be sure to register now to get in on the information!

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Dealing with cancer on a low income

Alice McKenney on May 21, 2012

posted in CAC Resource, Free

If your financial resources are stretched to the limit, our new Survival Guide to Cancer on a Shoestring offers information on how to control your medical costs; find financial assistance for medical care; get free legal advice; and more.

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Registration Now Open for National Conference on Work & Cancer!

Kate Sweeney on February 23, 2012

Registration is officially open for CAC’s 2nd annual National Conference on Work & Cancer! We will be covering all of the top issues: from job search and re-entering the workforce, to legal and insurance issues, and more.

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Free teleconferences with a career coach & legal expert - register now!

Alice McKenney on February 9, 2012

Registration is officially open for the 2012 Ask The Experts teleconference series. Not sure how to deal with the gap on your resume? What about if the way your employer treats you is legal? This is your change to ask a career coach and legal expert any questions you may have.

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Resource Spotlight: CAC Online Collective Diary

Melissa DeLeo on December 19, 2011

posted in CAC Resource, Free

This empowering, free online resource collects snapshots of the cancer experience by asking working people with cancer at all phases of their treatment and recovery to answer the same series of questions about their outlook, their work experience and advice they would give others. We invite you to read their stories and share your own.

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This Just In! Ask the Experts is Back for One More Teleconference!

Andrew Jacob on November 3, 2011

Ask the Experts: Job Search Tools, Tips and Tricks with Executive and Career Coach and Author Julie Jansen will be held Dec 1st. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn more about how to handle interviews and tweak your resume, plus ask questions about the job search!

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Introducing our Newest Publication: "The Manager's Kit"

Melissa DeLeo on October 31, 2011

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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Sign up today for the final Ask the Experts Career Advice workshop of 2011!

Melissa DeLeo on October 5, 2011

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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What you Need to Know about Your Resume References

Melissa DeLeo on September 12, 2011

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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Revving up for the Fall

Andrew Jacob on August 23, 2011

Get ready for Cancer and Career's Fall lineup of events & more!

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