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Refresh Your Job Search in 2016!

Rachel Becker, LMSW on January 21, 2016

posted in Be the Boss Over Cancer, CAC Resource, Career Advice, Career Change, Cover Letter, Disclosure, Interview, Job Re-entry, Job Search, LinkedIn, Online Reputation Management, Resume

Whether you’re in the midst of an ongoing job search or starting a new one, now is the time to harness the energy of the new year and strategize for 2016.

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Resume Tips for Career Changers

Maddy Meislin on December 7, 2015

posted in Career Change, Job Re-entry, Job Search, Meaningful Work, Resume

Many cancer survivors feel their diagnosis has inspired them to pursue a completely new career. However, changing from one field to another can be challenging. A few simple tweaks to your resume can help.

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The Power of Words...In a Resume

Chrissy Brennan on October 22, 2015

posted in Job Search, Resume

When it comes to your resume, a lot of information has to be conveyed in a limited amount of time and space. So what you include has to pack a punch!

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Simple Resume-Summary Formula

Kelsey Fenton on September 18, 2015

posted in Job Search, Resources, Resume

Many of our career coaches advocate for a “summary” or “profile” at the top of your resume. This is where the person reading your resume is going to get the most pertinent information about you and decide if he/she should continue reading. However, sometimes the most difficult part of writing a summary is getting started.

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Customizing the Order of Your Resume

Maddy Meislin on August 27, 2015

posted in Be the Boss Over Cancer, Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, In the News, Job Search, Meaningful Work, Resources, Resume

One step to crafting an effective resume is organizing all the sections in the correct order. Career specialist Lily Zhang recommends tailoring the order of your resume based on the position you are seeking and your specific situation.

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Humans or Robots: Who Is Reading Your Resume?

Maddy Meislin on August 10, 2015

posted in Be the Boss Over Cancer, CAC Resource, Career Advice, Career Change, In the News, Job Search, LinkedIn, Resources, Resume

Daily Muse, Inc, and DailyWorth recently published an informative article titled “4 Lies (and 1 Truth) About Applicant Tracking Systems,” which addresses the following important question: Should we be crafting our resumes for machines or humans?

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Fresh Ideas for Your Resume & Cover Letter

Chrissy Brennan on February 24, 2015

posted in Cover Letter, Job Search, Resume

Now that 2015 is under way, it's a good time to inject some renewed energy into your job search. Two easy ways to freshen things up are to tweak your resume and rethink your approach to writing cover letters.

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How to Add Accomplishments to Your Resume

Kelsey Fenton on July 31, 2014

posted in Job Search, Resume

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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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 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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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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Cover Letter Quick Fixes

Eva LaManna on September 5, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Disclosure, Resume

How do you ensure that your cover letter not only imparts all necessary information, but is strong enough to get you through to the next round? Read on to learn more.

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Resume Revival

Amy Coleman on June 25, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Resume

You'd be hard-pressed to find a professional job opportunity that doesn't require solid communication skills. But remember - communication goes well beyond words.

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How-To Video Series Complete!

Amy Coleman on May 13, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Career Advice, Chemo Brain, Networking, Resume, Side Effects

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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Pinterest as a Visual Resume

Amy Coleman on May 3, 2013

posted in Career Change, Job Search, Resume

Putting your best professional self forward, one pin at a time.

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How to Make a Resume Shine

Amy Coleman on April 5, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Resume

Your resume probably won’t get you the job, but it could get you the interview. CareerBuilder recently came out with a great infographic that's chock-full of tips & tricks to help guide the resume-crafting process.

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Get Your Resume Seen

Sarah Goodell on February 6, 2013

posted in Job Search, Resume

Do you ever feel like you're just sending your resume into a black hole? Here are some tips to help get your resume through the applicant filtering technologies that many companies are using today.

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