Be the Boss Over Cancer

Chasing Life is a new series on ABCFamily about April Carver, a 24 year-old aspiring journalist, who learns she has Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The show follows her through many of the challenges that cancer patients face, including balancing work and cancer. Here are some highlights of April's work & cancer journey during the show.

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What is meaningful work? How do you find it? How do you regain lost meaning in work? There are so many questions on the topic of meaningful work. Idealist Careers has some great articles to help you find the answers to them, and ultimately get on the path to finding work you're passionate about.

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Last month I wrote a blog about a new tool to encourage discussion between patients and physicians about financial stress. I would like to follow up this week with a few resources to help with coping with the high costs of cancer.

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Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that telecommuting is a reasonable accommodation for workers who can’t make it to the office. This is great news for cancer patients and survivors who need a more flexible work option!

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

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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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Yesterday's MashableSpotlight article highlighted the story of Jenna Benn. She's a 29-year-old from Chicago, who's life was falling into place: a great job, friends, and new apartment--when she found out she was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of blood cancer called gray zone lymphoma.

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

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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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Deciding whether to continue working during and/or after cancer treatment is difficult. The thought of managing the stress of your job and battling cancer can feel overwhelming, but your career is important for many reasons, including your financial stability and personal identity.

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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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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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We are excited to announce that registration is now OPEN for our brand-new webinar series on the Affordable Care Act!

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A new study from the University of Michigan confirms that being engaged in some type of work greatly improves length, severity of psychological distress for the AYA population.

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Once you've coped with cancer, life isn't the same. Read one woman's story and some other thoughts on a cancer journey as inspiration for change.

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Are you between the ages of 21 and 40? Do you need a place to talk about the challenges of work and cancer? Would you like to connect with your peers?

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Writer, comedian, and self-proclaimed "Fresca enthusiast" H. Alan Scott shares his tales of balancing work and cancer in this new (and hilarious) guest blog!

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I’m Too Young for This! presents: The 5th Annual OMG! Cancer Summit for young adults in Las Vegas March 30th – April 1st!

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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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