Be the Boss Over Cancer

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

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

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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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Register now for our FREE event featuring expert career coaching and beauty tips!

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An easy way to show your support of CAC is to write a glowing review on GreatNonprofits.org

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Six seconds. That's all the time the average recruiter takes to look at your resume. There are some basic pieces every resume should make stand out so they aren't missed - do you know what they are?

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Inc. Magazine recently compiled a list of 8 hard-to-define qualities that can set you apart from others and make you a "remarkable employee."

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Thank you to Cos Bar and Lipsmart for their support of CAC!

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Legal issues is one of the largest needs our users have and we often bring in experts to address them and provide assistance. So when we heard about the National Cancer Legal Services Network (NCLSN), it was only fitting that we spread the word!

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