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Cancer Organization Spotlight: Bright Pink

Alice McKenney on September 30, 2011

posted in Cancer Organization Spotlight

Bright Pink is a national non-profit organization that provides education and support to young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

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50/50: What to do if your coworker has cancer

Alice McKenney on September 27, 2011

posted in Coworker, Young Adults

Recently, I was fortunate enough to receive a free ticket to see a sneak preview of 50/50. This new movie is about a 27 year old guy who is diagnosed with a rare cancer, and depicts many of the troubles that come with a diagnosis as a young adult. However, one piece of the movie that I was eager to see was how he dealt with his diagnosis at work.

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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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Do you have five minutes to spare?

Alice McKenney on September 15, 2011

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We're running a survey about our website and your input is important. Click through to help out!

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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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Spa Week Fall 2011 – Benefiting CAC

Trevel Balser on September 9, 2011

posted in Cause Marketing, Event, Fundraiser

Spa Week Fall 2011 will be taking place October 10th - 16th. Register now through our exclusive early registration! Proceeds benefit Cancer and Careers!

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New Resources for Men Working With Cancer

Kate Sweeney on September 1, 2011

posted in Career Advice, Side Effects

When we launched Cancer and Careers, it was a program for working women with cancer. As we grew, we realized that most of the challenges of combining work and treatment are universal. And we changed our mission to serve ALL people with cancer. But some of those so-called universal things affect men and women differently.

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How do you know when it is time to step away from work for a leave or permanently?

Rebecca Nellis on August 25, 2011

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With all the news about Steve Jobs and the speculation of why he chose to resign now, we got to chatting at Cancer and Careers about how every day we hear from people making the very difficult decisions about how to balance work and treatment.

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Cancer Organization Spotlight: MyLifeLine.org

Alice McKenney on August 25, 2011

posted in Cancer Organization Spotlight

MyLifeLine.org is a Cancer and Careers community partner that provides free websites to cancer patients and survivors, all for free!

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Revving up for the Fall

Andrew Jacob on August 23, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, Beauty of Caring, Event, Free

Get ready for Cancer and Career's Fall lineup of events & more!

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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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Self-Employment for Survivors

Melissa DeLeo on August 15, 2011

posted in Ask The Experts, Career Advice, Career Change, Employer, Flexible Work

Whether you are just now starting to consider self-employment or you are a seasoned self starter, Cancer and Careers can help you along the way.

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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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Meet the New Director of Development

Trevel Balser on August 8, 2011

posted in Meet the Staff

Hello, I’m thrilled to join the Cancer and Careers team as we celebrate our 10th anniversary.

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ASCO's "Managing the Cost of Cancer Care" Guide

Melissa DeLeo on August 4, 2011

posted in Financial, Free, Healthcare Professionals

Understanding what costs to expect before starting treatment can help you manage the financial impact of cancer in the most effective way possible. ASCO created this guide to help you talk with your healthcare team about coping with the costs of cancer care.

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Farewell!

Devon Slauenwhite on August 1, 2011

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CAC's Director of Development bids a fond farewell.

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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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The WTF Young Adult Survivorship Conference

Melissa DeLeo on July 19, 2011

posted in Event, Young Adults

Mark your calendars! Life with Cancer presents…. The WTF Young Adult Survivorship Conference Saturday, August 6, 2011, Fairfax,VA

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