Be the Boss Over Cancer

Looking for a job during the holiday season may feel daunting. It might feel like everyone is on vacation - and you might also want to take the time to be with friends and family. However, many companies are still looking to fill positions before the end of the year. Here are some tips for finding a job during the holidays.

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Because 85% of jobs are found through networking, and not job boards, we advocate a lot for using LinkedIn to build your professional network. However, just creating a good LinkedIn profile won’t be enough to build connections – it requires frequent engagement. Here are some tips to build your LinkedIn network.

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Thank you letters are still essential to modern-day interview etiquette. Most employers will appreciate a thank you letter, if not expect one. Learn why thank you letters are especially beneficial for cancer survivors and how to write an impressive thank you letter.

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One of the most effective ways to improve a resume is to turn a list of duties into a concrete list of accomplishments--and actually show a potential employer how well you made an impact in a role, not just what your role was. Included are tips to help you think of your own accomplishments for your resume!

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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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Even more challenging than putting together an impressive resume can be the task of writing a great cover letter – one that is concise, creative and compelling.

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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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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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LinkedIn's blog took a look at 2013 hiring trends to see who was getting hired the most and what they were doing. Read on for the 25 hottest skills of the past year and how to make your resume stand out with keywords. A link to our NEW Sample Keywords worksheet is included!

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

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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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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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This free teleconference will cover the practical and legal challenges that patients and survivors face navigating work and a diagnosis, followed by a Q&A session. Register today!

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A recent article from the New York Times examines key settings that can help you quickly gain more control over your Facebook privacy. Read on for insight and advice on privacy tactics.

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

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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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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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Although it’s illegal for employers to ask specifics about health, it’s not out of the ordinary for them to inquire about a gap in employment during an interview. To make sure you stay in control and feel prepared, it’s wise to decide ahead of time what you will say.

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