Be the Boss Over Cancer

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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The Wall Street Journal hosted a Twitter chat earlier this spring to gain more insight into the trend of using social media for professional purposes. See some of their great tips here.

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We're thrilled to announce the completion of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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Being slightly more savvy about how you present yourself online can have a big impact on your job prospects.

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In today's job market, it's imperative to be able to effectively communicate your value as a potential employee in 15 seconds or less.

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A common misconception is that job hunting during the holiday season is a waste of time. But those who think that companies put hiring on hold until the new year may be missing out on some great opportunities.

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Networking is essential, whether you're doing so to secure employment or expand your circle. With all that technology has to offer these days, maintaining meaningful connections in cyberspace can be a challenge. But it's possible - and beneficial.

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Building and maintaining your network is critical to job search success. Even when you aren't actively searching for a job, it's important to maintain your network, but you must find a good balance between staying in touch and becoming bothersome. Here are some easy guidelines to keeping this balance.

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Small talk is an essential part of networking, and learning how to master this art can help you create important connections.

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Whether you’ve been let go, have had to leave your job because you ran out of disability or needed time off to care for yourself or a loved one in the face of cancer diagnosis or treatment, losing your job can generate feelings of depression and low self-worth. Learn about some practical things you can do to regain a sense of control.

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Networking, Resumes, Cover Letters, LinkedIn. If you're like many other people, the idea of doing all of these things simultaneously can be mind boggling. Our new videos can help ease your fears!

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Are you looking to go beyond the standard resume? Are you willing to try new, tech-savvy, tactics to really give your work experience that wow factor? Got an up-to-date LinkedIn profile? Then it's time to try re.vu.

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WhatNext is an excellent online networking resource for patients and survivors alike to connect to others with a similar diagnosis, share their story, and ask for expert opinions. Cancer and Careers was recently chosen to offer advice regarding the issues surrounding work & cancer.

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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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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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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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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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