Be the Boss Over Cancer

Check out this article that simplifies every interview into three basic questions.

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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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Some great tips from our Job Search teleconference in December, including resume advice, suggestions on how to find a job & more. (Plus: view the archived recording!)

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Sometimes people put the darndest things on their resumes - check out these items to make sure you're not making these mistakes (or to have a laugh or two!)

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Stringing together two or more part-time jobs is a hot trend among today's young adults -- but could this trend be adopted by cancer survivors?

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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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TalkAboutHealth has become the go-to resource for patients and survivors alike to ask questions covering everything from medication side effects to emotional health, and get straight, direct answers from the leading experts. Cancer and Careers was recently chosen to be the resident expert on issues regarding work & cancer.

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If you've hit a job search plateau and need a new approach, maybe it's time to think outside the box.

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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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Tired of endlessly clicking through general job boards? Exhausted of being frustrated and confused rather than employed? Niche job sites may be exactly what you are missing.

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Kathy, our newest guest blogger, is here to share! Also, resume tips and more from the person who looks at them everyday.

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The interview process can be an incredible mixture of nerves and adrenaline. And the desire to land the job can also be your Achilles’ heel. Check out this blog to learn if your interview actions are setting you up for success or leading you to failure.

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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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There has been a big buzz lately in the media about the fact that many American companies are blatantly discriminating against unemployed Americans. New York Times economics reporter Catherine Rampell recently wrote an article about the trend of help-wanted ads specifically asking for only the employed to apply.

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Want some simple and practical resume advice? Check here for a few easy resume fixes from a career expert from CareerBuilder.

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Your resume is your first impression to a prospective employer. What kind of impression are you making? Read more to learn what should not be in your resume.

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Thank you to every healthcare professional, cancer survivor, man and woman undergoing treatment, community partner, sponsor and friend of Cancer and Careers who made The National Conference on Work and Cancer possible.

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Wondering what past participants in the Ask the Experts Workshops are saying? Did they find the Legal and Career sessions helpful? Was the open dialogue useful to them? And don't forget to join us in a few weeks for the next calls!

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Tomorrow, May 17th, is the third session of the “Ask the Experts: Legal and Career Advice” Series. At 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT you can dial in to speak with our very own career coach and expert, Julie Jansen, for free.

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We often hear that survivors are interested in a career change after they have gone through treatment. Quite a few of these career changers are interested in moving into non-profit work in support of cancer research, survivorship etc. Are you currently looking for work? Because Blue Avocado just recently rated nonprofit job sites!

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