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Debunking Myths about Job Searching During the Holidays

Amy Coleman on December 6, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

A common misconception is that job hunting during the holiday season is a waste of time. But those who think that companies put hiring on hold until the new year may be missing out on some great opportunities.

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Setting Boundaries When Telecommuting

Eva LaManna on December 3, 2012

A new study shows that telecommuting increases work hours and blurs the lines between work and home, making it important to set boundaries.

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New Articles on Interviewing!

Sarah Goodell on November 27, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

We recently added two new articles under the Looking for Work section of our website - Mock Interviews and Interviewing Methods and Tips. Read about some of the highlights and then go check them out yourself!

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Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

Amy Coleman on November 26, 2012

Change is a constant. And with 2013 just around the corner, this time of year is ripe for change. Whether you're investigating new job opportunities or an employee looking to get ahead and grow within your company, be sure you familiarize yourself with these must-have skills for 2013 that are imperative in an evolving economy & job market.

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ADA National Network

Eva LaManna on November 19, 2012

The ADA National Network provides information, guidance, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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CAC's New Mobile Site

Sarah Goodell on November 15, 2012

posted in CAC Event, Free

CAC's new mobile website is up and running so that you can get important info and resources on the go.

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Cancer's Effects on Work Ability

Sarah Goodell on November 12, 2012

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A recent study in The Journal of Cancer Survivorship examines the ways that cancer can affect survivors' ability to work.

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Great Resources From FlexJobs' Blog

Amy Coleman on November 8, 2012

We are always on the lookout for valuable information to share, and we found some great articles from our partners at FlexJobs.com.

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The Art of Networking in Cyberspace

Amy Coleman on November 2, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

Networking is essential, whether you're doing so to secure employment or expand your circle. With all that technology has to offer these days, maintaining meaningful connections in cyberspace can be a challenge. But it's possible - and beneficial.

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Searching for Jobs While Unemployed

Sarah Goodell on November 1, 2012

posted in Job Search

Nick Corcodilos, host of the website Asktheheadhunter.com, recently provided some great advice on the best ways to search for a job when unemployed.

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BCA Month Media Coverage

Trevel Balser on October 26, 2012

posted in Cause Marketing

We have been pleased to see some terrific media coverage for our BCA Month partners and CAC!

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Job Skills You Should List on Your Resume

Amy Coleman on October 23, 2012

We often hear that honing in on skills can be the toughest part of the resume writing process, leaving people feeling frustrated, self-conscious and disheartened. But it doesn't have to! Learn more about some tips for the best way to describe the skills you bring to the table.

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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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