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Achieving Work-Life Balance

Eva LaManna on April 2, 2013

Achieving a harmony between your work and personal life is no easy task, but is an important part of establishing and maintaining emotional balance.

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Meet the New Director of Development!

Elissa Burnstein on March 29, 2013

posted in Meet the Staff

Hi, everyone! My name’s Elissa Burnstein and I’m thrilled to be the new Director of Development at Cancer and Careers.

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Survey Findings on Female Survivors and Work

Eva LaManna on March 25, 2013

A recent study shows that the majority of women treated for breast cancer returned to their prediagnosis working time.

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On the Road with CAC: Everything's Bigger in Texas

Amy Coleman on March 21, 2013

posted in CAC Event

Here's a quick peak at where we've been lately and where we're heading next.

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A Guide to Facebook's Privacy Options

Sarah Goodell on March 18, 2013

posted in Disclosure

Last week the Wall Street Journal came out with a great infographic guiding you through the complex maze of Facebook's privacy settings. See some of the highlights here!

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How To Maintain Focus at Work - Animated Video Series Debut

Amy Coleman on March 14, 2013

We're thrilled to announce the premier of How to Maintain Focus at Work, the first of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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CAC Survey Results Released!

Rebecca Nellis on March 11, 2013

posted in CAC Resource

79% of survey respondents feel that cancer recovery is aided by the routine nature of work.

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Spa Week Spring 2013 - Register Early and Support CAC!

Andrew Jacob on March 8, 2013

Spa Week will be taking place April 15th-21st all over the country. Participating spas are offering $50 massages, facials, and other spa treatments with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Cancer and Careers.

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Most Employers Plan to Continue Offering Health Care Plans in 2014

Amy Coleman on March 5, 2013

A new study finds that only 6% of companies plan to dismantle their employee health care plans in the next three to five years. Many employers, however, are looking to implement plan design changes that could affect patients and survivors.

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Reacting to Yahoo CEO's Ban on Telecommuting

Kate Sweeney on March 1, 2013

posted in Flexible Work

Marissa Mayer unfortunately announced that Yahoo was no longer allowing employees to work from home, but the backlash has been heartening.

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Support Cancer and Careers by Voting for QVC's Community Giving Video

Andrew Jacob on February 25, 2013

posted in Cause Marketing

QVC, one of our newest sponsors, submitted their community giving video (where CAC was one of 5 select charities) into the 2013 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival!

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Making FMLA Work For You

Eva LaManna on February 19, 2013

posted in Disability, Employer, FMLA

NPR recently wrote a piece on the employee experience taking time off under the FMLA, and their findings illustrate how important it is to know the protections available at your company.

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Facebook and Your Privacy

Eva LaManna on February 11, 2013

We here at Cancer and Careers talk a lot about building and protecting your online brand. We urge our audience to think carefully about the personal information they post, as it could potentially hinder career success.

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Get Your Resume Seen

Sarah Goodell on February 6, 2013

posted in Job Search, Resume

Do you ever feel like you're just sending your resume into a black hole? Here are some tips to help get your resume through the applicant filtering technologies that many companies are using today.

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Registration Now Open for National Conference on Work & Cancer!

Eva LaManna on February 4, 2013

Registration is now open for CAC’s 3rd annual National Conference on Work & Cancer! Experts will be covering everything from job search and career change, to legal and insurance issues and more.

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On the Road with CAC: California Dreaming

Rebecca Nellis on January 30, 2013

posted in CAC Event

Given how much travel the CAC team does, it seemed only right to create a blog series for 2013 called "On the Road with CAC."

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Join Our Young Adult Support Group!

Sarah Goodell on January 28, 2013

Are you between the ages of 21 and 40? Do you need a place to talk about the challenges of work and cancer? Would you like to connect with your peers?

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Ticket to Work Helps the Transition

Eva LaManna on January 25, 2013

The Ticket To Work program is one of a number of Work Incentives available to those receiving SSI or SSDI.

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A Special Offer and Partnership From FlexJobs

Andrew Jacob on January 21, 2013

Flexjobs is back offering discounts to any of our readers looking for flexible work options.

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Introducing Our New Resume Review Service!

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2013

The Cancer and Careers team is excited to announce that we are now offering a free resume review service to help get your resume in the best shape for job applications.

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