Be the Boss Over Cancer

On Saturday, the world lost a great leader in the cancer crusade, Evelyn Lauder. Working during and after her treatment, Mrs. Lauder was an inspiration to all of us at Cancer and Careers. We will miss her grace, passion and courage.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month has just passed, but there is still a plethora of “pink” products in the marketplace. There has been some recent media coverage on the prevalence of pink ribbon scams. Do you know what to watch out for?

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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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You’ve decided to disclose your cancer diagnosis to your employer, what’s next? The Manager’s Kit is designed for you to give to your boss to help start or smooth the conversation. We've laid out the "need-to-know" laws that relate to cancer in the workplace, successful workplace strategies and tips for working with your HR department.

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TalkAboutHealth has become the go-to resource for patients and survivors alike to ask questions covering everything from medication side effects to emotional health, and get straight, direct answers from the leading experts. Cancer and Careers was recently chosen to be the resident expert on issues regarding work & cancer.

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We've been delighted to see some nice media and blog coverage of our cause marketing partners this month.

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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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Social media has become an incredibly important and valuable component to survivorship, providing immediate support and community but there are things to consider.

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Get gorgeous for a good cause!

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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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Tomorrow, October 6th, is the fourth and last Career Advice session of the 2011 Ask The Experts Series. At 6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT you can dial in to speak with our very own career coach and expert, Julie Jansen, for free.

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If you needed an excuse to go shopping, here it is! This October, buy your favorite beauty products from our cause marketing partners and support Cancer and Careers by indulging yourself.

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

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

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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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