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LinkedIn's Value to Job Seekers Increases

Eva LaManna on March 9, 2012

Posting your resume on LinkedIn has just become even more beneficial as the site acts as a recruiter to connect companies with candidates.

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Avoid Overthinking Your Interview: There are Only Three Questions

Andrew Jacob on February 28, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

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

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Ticket to Work

Alice McKenney on January 23, 2012

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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Job Search Tools, Tips & Tricks

Eva LaManna on January 18, 2012

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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10 Crazy Things People Put on Resumes

Alice McKenney on December 1, 2011

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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Could a part-time job be your winning ticket?

Alice McKenney on November 21, 2011

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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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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CAC featured during TalkAboutHealth Q&A

Alice McKenney on October 27, 2011

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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Time to Spice Things Up: 10 Unique Job Hunt Tactics

Melissa DeLeo on October 21, 2011

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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Your Online Brand

Rebecca Nellis on October 17, 2011

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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Niche Job Sites: A Job Seeker's Best Friend

Melissa DeLeo on October 10, 2011

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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Do you know what a recruiter does?

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on September 22, 2011

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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Are You Sabotaging Your Job Search?

Melissa DeLeo on September 19, 2011

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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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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Do Help-Wanted Ads Exclude the Long-Term Jobless?

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on August 18, 2011

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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Simple Resume Tips

Andrew Jacob on August 11, 2011

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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10 Things To Avoid On Your Resume

Andrew Jacob on July 21, 2011

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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The National Conference on Work and Cancer- One for the Books

Melissa DeLeo on July 5, 2011

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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Ask the Experts: Legal and Career Advice Workshops this July!

Melissa DeLeo on June 13, 2011

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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Don't Miss "Ask the Experts: Career Advice" Tomorrow!

Melissa DeLeo on May 16, 2011

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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