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Can You Be Fired for Your Genes?

Eva LaManna on March 16, 2012

A recent article discusses the increase in genetic discrimination complaints, and how that relates to cancer in the workplace.

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LinkedIn's Value to Job Seekers Increases

Eva LaManna on March 9, 2012

Posting your resume on LinkedIn has just become even more beneficial as the site acts as a recruiter to connect companies with candidates.

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Spa Week Spring 2012 - Register Early and Support CAC!

Andrew Jacob on March 8, 2012

Spa Week will be taking place April 16th-22nd 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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Another win for flexible schedules

Alice McKenney on March 5, 2012

posted in HR, Flexible Work

A recent Inc. Magazine article touts the virtues of flexible work schedules. Cancer and Careers often encourages survivors to flex their hours when possible - and it's now becoming clear that this tactic works for everyone, not just cancer survivors.

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Avoid Overthinking Your Interview: There are Only Three Questions

Andrew Jacob on February 28, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

Check out this article that simplifies every interview into three basic questions.

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Your Legal Rights in the Workplace

Eva LaManna on February 23, 2012

posted in ADA, FMLA, Legal

I attended a recent Cancer Legal Resource Center informational webinar on cancer and employment law and wanted to share some takeaways.

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Registration Now Open for National Conference on Work & Cancer!

Kate Sweeney on February 23, 2012

Registration is officially open for CAC’s 2nd annual National Conference on Work & Cancer! We will be covering all of the top issues: from job search and re-entering the workforce, to legal and insurance issues, and more.

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Research Update on Work & Cancer

Rebecca Nellis on February 16, 2012

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It is becoming clear that not enough people are being talked to with cancer and therefore not enough questions are being asked about cancer’s impact on employment. I am in the midst of finishing my master's thesis for a public policy degree, and am working to identify any stastically significant effect of cancer on employment

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Spotlight: WhatNext

Eva LaManna on February 14, 2012

WhatNext is an excellent online networking resource for patients and survivors alike to connect to others with a similar diagnosis, share their story, and ask for expert opinions. Cancer and Careers was recently chosen to offer advice regarding the issues surrounding work & cancer.

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Free teleconferences with a career coach & legal expert - register now!

Alice McKenney on February 9, 2012

Registration is officially open for the 2012 Ask The Experts teleconference series. Not sure how to deal with the gap on your resume? What about if the way your employer treats you is legal? This is your change to ask a career coach and legal expert any questions you may have.

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Registration now open for 2012 Educational Series for Healthcare Professionals!

Eva LaManna on February 6, 2012

Do your patients ask for guidance on working through treatment? Do you wish you had better answers? If you've answered yes to both of these questions, then this event is just for you. At Cancer and Careers' FREE three-part series of teleconferences/webinars you will learn how to advise your patients and earn CEUs!

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Giuliana Rancic: Working Through Treatment

Alice McKenney on February 2, 2012

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Giuliana Rancic, E! News Host, announced that she was fighting breast cancer last fall. As we hear from so many other survivors, work has been a great distraction for her as she undergoes treatment.

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Suitcase of Beauty Products to Benefit Cancer and Careers

Andrew Jacob on January 27, 2012

Thanks to the generous support of Allure Magazine, everyone has a chance to snatch a Best of Beauty suitcase stuffed with beauty products. Please help spread the word of this opportunity to support a unique charity organization (us!) and load up on all of your beauty product needs (and more!).

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Community Partners

Alice McKenney on January 26, 2012

We are so privileged to work with a variety of incredible organizations in the cancer community. Come and check them out!

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Ticket to Work

Alice McKenney on January 23, 2012

Are you receiving SSI or SSDI payments? Do you want to obtain vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals and other employment support services free of charge? Then the Ticket to Work program is... well... your ticket!

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Job Search Tools, Tips & Tricks

Eva LaManna on January 18, 2012

Some great tips from our Job Search teleconference in December, including resume advice, suggestions on how to find a job & more. (Plus: view the archived recording!)

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What a year it's been!

Andrew Jacob on January 12, 2012

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In 2011, we celebrated our 10th anniversary and, with your support and partnership, we accomplished so much...

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OMG! Cancer Summit in Las Vegas

Eva LaManna on January 9, 2012

posted in Event, Young Adults

I’m Too Young for This! presents: The 5th Annual OMG! Cancer Summit for young adults in Las Vegas March 30th – April 1st!

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Nine Survivors - One Goal

Rebecca Nellis on January 4, 2012

posted in Beauty of Giving

Every year approximately 780,000 cancer survivors return to work. Everyday Cancer and Careers works to reach these brave and inspiring people...

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The Season of Giving

Trevel Balser on December 22, 2011

posted in Fundraiser

Cancer and Careers' vast array of resources are provided free of charge to all. Please consider a tax deductible year-end donation.

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