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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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Farewell!

Alice McKenney on August 2, 2012

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It is with both sadness and excitement that I write this farewell blog.

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Fall Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals – Registration now OPEN!

Amy Coleman on July 30, 2012

It’s been said that education is the key to empowerment. If you’re a healthcare professional, chances are pretty high that your patients and clients often reach out to you for answers to difficult questions. But you may not always have the answers.

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Breastcancer.org

Alice McKenney on July 23, 2012

We are always on the lookout for organizations who are doing great work and that you would likely be interested in learning about. Breastcancer.org is by no means new, but it is due time for us to spotlight the great programs that they offer for breast cancer survivors!

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Meet the New Program Coordinator

Sarah Goodell on July 19, 2012

posted in Meet the Staff

Hi! I’m Sarah and I’m very excited to be joining the Cancer and Careers team as the new Program Coordinator.

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Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Andrew Jacob on July 16, 2012

Sure, your social media presence could be held against you by an employer, but it might also help you more than you realize. Learn more about how your social media presence impacts your job search!

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Get your legal, insurance, and career questions answered next week!

Alice McKenney on July 12, 2012

Next Thursday we are hosting another one of our acclaimed Ask The Experts teleconferences. Be sure to register now to get in on the information!

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National Conference on Work & Cancer Recap

Alice McKenney on July 9, 2012

The 2nd annual National Conference on Work & Cancer was June 22nd, and it was quite the exciting day! The day long event included sessions on job search, working during treatment and legal issues (just to name a few) and had a record number of attendees. We've gotten the pictures back from the event and wanted to share with everyone!

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Changing to a Non-profit Career After a Cancer Diagnosis

Amy Coleman on July 5, 2012

Sometimes the circumstances in our lives temporarily prevent us from making a shift. Or they make it possible.

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Health Care Reform Survives!

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on June 28, 2012

Today was a historic day for the country and those coping with cancer: the Supreme Court of the United States released a decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (aka 'healthcare reform' or 'Obamacare').

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Disclosure at Work: What's Expected, Reasonable and Appropriate?

Amy Coleman on June 25, 2012

The Grand Rapids Press recently highlighted a two-part series on work and cancer focused on legal rights and disclosure. The second piece really got the Cancer and Careers team talking about what’s expected, reasonable and appropriate for people living with cancer and disclosure in the workplace.

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

Amy Coleman on June 12, 2012

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

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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Spotlight: Beauty of Caring Community Partners

Eva LaManna on June 5, 2012

We are so privileged to be working with three incredible organizations in the cancer community on our Beauty of Caring event in Miami.

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Meet the New Manager of Programs

Amy Coleman on May 31, 2012

posted in Meet the Staff

Hi there! I’m Amy and I’m thrilled to be the newest addition to the Cancer and Careers team as a Manager of Programs.

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Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals Recap

Eva LaManna on May 25, 2012

We just wrapped up our last session of the Spring Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals, and the results were excellent!

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Dealing with cancer on a low income

Alice McKenney on May 21, 2012

posted in CAC Resource, Free

If your financial resources are stretched to the limit, our new Survival Guide to Cancer on a Shoestring offers information on how to control your medical costs; find financial assistance for medical care; get free legal advice; and more.

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