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California Events Recap

Sarah Goodell on October 19, 2012

The Cancer and Careers team kicked off the month of October with two successful events in California - the Beauty of Caring in San Francisco and the 2012 Cancer Rights Conference in Central Valley!

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CAC Founder Honored

Rebecca Nellis on October 16, 2012

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Myself, Kate Sweeney (CAC's Executive Director) and a table full of CAC champions and Board members all spent a few privileged hours hearing extraordinary stories of women changing the world--including our very own Carlotta Jacobson (President of CEW, Inc. and founder of CAC).

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"Chemocation": A Comedian Talks Work & Cancer

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on October 11, 2012

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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Setting Boundaries At Work

Eva LaManna on October 8, 2012

The Harvard Business Review recently published an article on setting boundaries on the sacrifices you are willing to make for work. While this is obviously important for all employees across the board, these boundaries can be especially necessary for cancer survivors.

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Shop for the Cause!

Andrew Jacob on October 4, 2012

Check out these terrific products and services benefiting Cancer and Careers this Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Legal Training Series, Part 2

Eva LaManna on October 2, 2012

posted in Legal

In part II of my blog series highlighting what I'm learning in my legal training with Joanna Morales, Esq., cancer rights attorney and CEO of Navigating Cancer Survivorship, I'll be discussing the job interview process.

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Tips To Successfully Maintaining Your Network

Sarah Goodell on September 28, 2012

Building and maintaining your network is critical to job search success. Even when you aren't actively searching for a job, it's important to maintain your network, but you must find a good balance between staying in touch and becoming bothersome. Here are some easy guidelines to keeping this balance.

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The Best Resources for Finding Nonprofit Jobs

Amy Coleman on September 24, 2012

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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CAC Sponsor Initiatives

Andrew Jacob on September 21, 2012

We're so thrilled to share two new and exciting initiatives by our sponsors!

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Sharing Your Story

Sarah Goodell on September 18, 2012

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There is an abundance of great resources out there for cancer patients and survivors to share their stories and support one another. Read about some of them here.

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Beauty of Caring Event in San Francisco

Amy Coleman on September 14, 2012

posted in Beauty of Caring

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

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CAC Welcomes a New Coach!

Rebecca Nellis on September 11, 2012

Today I am thrilled to announce the addition of our sixth coach, Bud Bilanich! Bud is a career success coach, leadership consultant, motivational speaker, bestselling author, influential blogger and cancer survivor.

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Spa Week 2012 - Sign up Now!

Andrew Jacob on September 7, 2012

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Support Cancer and Careers by getting pampered.

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Legal Training Series, Part 1

Eva LaManna on September 4, 2012

As I receive one-on-one training from leading cancer rights attorney Joanna Morales, I will be sharing important take-aways for advocates and survivors.

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Mastering Small Talk for More Effective Networking

Sarah Goodell on August 28, 2012

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Small talk is an essential part of networking, and learning how to master this art can help you create important connections.

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An Intern's Experience at Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers Staff on August 21, 2012

posted in Meet the Staff

As summer comes to an end, our intern, Josephine, shares her thoughts about her time at Cancer and Careers!

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Former CEO Files Discrimination Claim

Amy Coleman on August 16, 2012

Former CEO of Tuesday Morning Corp., Kathleen Mason, filed a discrimination claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In her complaint, filed August 1st, Mason said she "was fired based on a perceived disability," after informing the Board of Directors of her breast cancer diagnosis three weeks prior.

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Work-at-Home Job Options

Sarah Goodell on August 13, 2012

More and more people are choosing to work from home - learn about industries that are growing in this area and see if these more flexible job options might be right for you.

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Choosing Whether or Not to Disclose

Eva LaManna on August 9, 2012

There's no one right way to handle the news of a cancer diagnosis, but how difficult is it for people to tell or not tell those in their life, and at what cost?

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Check out Allure's Fall Beauty Box benefiting Cancer and Careers

Trevel Balser on August 6, 2012

posted in Cause Marketing

With a portion of every sale going to Cancer and Careers, Allure's Fall Beauty Box offers a $300 value for $39.99!

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