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Introducing Our New Resume Review Service!

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Free, Job Search, Resume

The Cancer and Careers team is excited to announce that we are now offering a free resume review service to help get your resume in the best shape for job applications.

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Job Skills You Should List on Your Resume

Amy Coleman on October 23, 2012

posted in Career Advice, Job Search, Resume

We often hear that honing in on skills can be the toughest part of the resume writing process, leaving people feeling frustrated, self-conscious and disheartened. But it doesn't have to! Learn more about some tips for the best way to describe the skills you bring to the table.

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The Best Resources for Finding Nonprofit Jobs

Amy Coleman on September 24, 2012

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

For some people, seeking out a specific industry in their job search might not be a top priority. But for others who may be looking to make a lasting imprint on their community, their job search could be focused in the nonprofit field. Learn more about the best web resources for a nonprofit job search.

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

Amy Coleman on June 12, 2012

posted in Career Advice, Job Search, Networking, Resume

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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Three New Job Search Videos

Alice McKenney on June 8, 2012

posted in HR, Interview, Job Search, Networking, Resume

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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What do recruiters look for?

Alice McKenney on May 10, 2012

posted in Employer, Interview, Job Search, Resume

Six seconds. That's all the time the average recruiter takes to look at your resume. There are some basic pieces every resume should make stand out so they aren't missed - do you know what they are?

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Good News About Resume Gaps

Rebecca Nellis on April 5, 2012

posted in HR, Job Search, Resume

CareerBuilder found that 85% of hiring managers and HR managers are more understanding of employment gaps now than pre-recession.

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LinkedIn's Value to Job Seekers Increases

Eva LaManna on March 9, 2012

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

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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10 Crazy Things People Put on Resumes

Alice McKenney on December 1, 2011

posted in Interview, Job Search, Resume

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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This Just In! Ask the Experts is Back for One More Teleconference!

Andrew Jacob on November 3, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, CAC Event, Career Change, Event, Free, Interview, Job Search, Networking, Resume

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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Time to Spice Things Up: 10 Unique Job Hunt Tactics

Melissa DeLeo on October 21, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Career Change, Job Search, Networking, Resume, Young Adults

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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Niche Job Sites: A Job Seeker's Best Friend

Melissa DeLeo on October 10, 2011

posted in Career Change, Employer, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Guest Blogger, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Career Advice, Employer, Interview, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, Free, Interview, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Guest Blogger, Job Search, Resume

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

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Free, Job Search, Resume

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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Is Your Career the Right Fit for You?

Melissa DeLeo on July 26, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Employer, National Conference on Work & Cancer, Resume

Gaining an objective understanding of your abilities, preferences, values and interests is a fundamental step in determining your best career fit. Explore Julie Jansen's list of reflective questions from CAC's National Work & Cancer Conference to see how your job measures up.

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10 Things To Avoid On Your Resume

Andrew Jacob on July 21, 2011

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, Free, Job Search, Resume

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

Melissa DeLeo on May 16, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, CAC Event, Career Advice, Career Change, Free, Job Search, Legal, Resume

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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