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10 Crazy Things People Put on Resumes

Alice McKenney on December 1, 2011

Sometimes people put the darndest things on their resumes - check out these items to make sure you're not making these mistakes (or to have a laugh or two!)

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The perfect Holiday gift for your Cyber Monday!

Trevel Balser on November 28, 2011

Allure Magazine's Holiday Beauty Box benefits CAC.

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Could a part-time job be your winning ticket?

Alice McKenney on November 21, 2011

Stringing together two or more part-time jobs is a hot trend among today's young adults -- but could this trend be adopted by cancer survivors?

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Job Accommodations Benefit Your Employer Too

Kate Sweeney on November 17, 2011

A recent study conducted by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN), a service of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), shows that making an adjustment or changes to accommodate an employee’s medical condition usually has a positive impact on the workplace.

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A Great Loss

Kate Sweeney on November 14, 2011

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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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Pink Ribbon Products - Buyer Beware?

Trevel Balser on November 7, 2011

posted in Cause Marketing

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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This Just In! Ask the Experts is Back for One More Teleconference!

Andrew Jacob on November 3, 2011

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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Introducing our Newest Publication: "The Manager's Kit"

Melissa DeLeo on October 31, 2011

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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CAC featured during TalkAboutHealth Q&A

Alice McKenney on October 27, 2011

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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Media Coverage of Our Cause Marketing Partnerships

Trevel Balser on October 24, 2011

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

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Time to Spice Things Up: 10 Unique Job Hunt Tactics

Melissa DeLeo on October 21, 2011

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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Your Online Brand

Rebecca Nellis on October 17, 2011

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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Beauty.com and Shiseido support CAC!

Andrew Jacob on October 14, 2011

Get gorgeous for a good cause!

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Niche Job Sites: A Job Seeker's Best Friend

Melissa DeLeo on October 10, 2011

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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Sign up today for the final Ask the Experts Career Advice workshop of 2011!

Melissa DeLeo on October 5, 2011

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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Support CAC While Shopping!

Trevel Balser on October 3, 2011

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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Cancer Organization Spotlight: Bright Pink

Alice McKenney on September 30, 2011

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

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

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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