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Beauty of Caring Event in Philadelphia

Sarah Goodell on May 15, 2014

posted in Beauty of Caring, Career Advice, Career Change, Event, Interview, Job Search, Young Adults

We're heading to Philly with SELF and Shiseido Cosmetics for an evening of expert career coaching and beauty tips!

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Finding a new job within your organization

Kelsey Fenton on April 21, 2014

posted in ADA, Career Advice, Career Change, Disability, Job Search, Young Adults

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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Email Tips to Land the Interview

Kelsey Fenton on March 24, 2014

posted in Employer, Job Search, Resume

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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Skills and Keywords to Help You Land That Job

Sarah Goodell on March 13, 2014

posted in Job Search, Resume

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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Google Yourself - Part Two

Kelsey Fenton on March 10, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Disclosure, Interview, Job Search, Online Reputation Management, Young Adults

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

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Google Yourself - Part One

Kelsey Fenton on March 6, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Disclosure, Employer, Interview, Job Search, Online Reputation Management, Resume, Young Adults

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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NEW Job Search Toolkit!

Sarah Goodell on February 27, 2014

posted in CAC Resource, Career Advice, Career Change, Disclosure, Interview, Job Search, Networking, Resume, Young Adults, Flexible Work

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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Ask the Experts 2014 Registration Open!

Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2014

posted in Ask The Experts, Interview, Job Search, Legal, Networking, Resume, Side Effects, Health Insurance

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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Key Settings To Control Your Privacy on Facebook

Sarah Goodell on January 31, 2014

posted in Job Search, Networking, Young Adults

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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20 Pain-free Networking Ideas

Kelsey Fenton on January 27, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Job Search, Networking, Young Adults

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

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Implications of Study on Employment-Related Needs of Survivors

Amy Coleman on January 23, 2014

posted in Employer, Healthcare Professionals, Job Search

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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Tips for the First 60 Days at Your New Job

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

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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New Study Examines Hiring Managers' Use of Social Media in Application Reviews

Amy Coleman on December 9, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

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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The "Swivel"

Rebecca Nellis on December 2, 2013

posted in Interview, Job Search

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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Should I disclose a cancer diagnosis during a job interview?

Rebecca Nellis on November 18, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Interview, Job Search

For many job-seeking survivors, a big question is whether and how to address your cancer in an interview.

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New Article on Cover Letters

Eva LaManna on November 14, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search, Resume

Our new article on mastering your cover letter discusses some issues survivors face and offers tips for getting your foot in the door.

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Five New Strategies for LinkedIn

Sarah Goodell on November 11, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Free, Job Search

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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Final Job Search teleconference of the year - Register Now!

Sarah Goodell on November 5, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Job Search

Register now for our Job Search Call of 2013 and learn how to put your best foot forward when conducting a job search!

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27 Questions to Help You Find Your Passion

Sarah Goodell on October 24, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search

One of the most popular downloads on Idealist.org in the past few weeks has been of a list of questions to help find your passion and dream job. Read about their recommendations and the top questions to ask yourself here.

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Staying Optimistic in a Job Search

Amy Coleman on October 1, 2013

posted in Job Search

We often hear from survivors who express frustration during a job search, whether they're returning to work after time off for treatment or looking for a new position. Here are some ways to stay optimistic amidst the roller coaster of challenges that might come up.

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