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Don't Miss SELF Workout in the Park!

Andrew Jacob on April 16, 2012

Join thousands of empowered women in NYC, Chicago and San Francisco as they dance, stretch and exercise with proceeds benefiting two amazing causes (one of them is us!).

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Slowing Down Can Increase Productivity

Eva LaManna on April 12, 2012

How avoiding multitasking and doing one thing at a time can actually help you accomplish more.

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Thought changing your Facebook privacy settings was enough? Think again!

Andrew Jacob on April 9, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

Thought your pictures and personal information were being shared just among friends? Your next employer may demand access to your Facebook account.

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Good News About Resume Gaps

Rebecca Nellis on April 5, 2012

posted in HR, Job Search, Resume

CareerBuilder found that 85% of hiring managers and HR managers are more understanding of employment gaps now than pre-recession.

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Do You Telecommute? Study Shows 83% of Employees Do at Least Part Of Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

Alice McKenney on April 3, 2012

Working from home is on the rise, and more companies are trusting their employees to be productive in their own home offices in addition to the workplace. This is real progress, and bodes well for cancer survivors wanting flex-time!

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Six Questions to Ask in Interviews

Eva LaManna on March 29, 2012

Six great questions to ask a potential employer in a job interview that will have you leaving a positive impression.

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Easy Ways to Support Cancer and Careers

Trevel Balser on March 21, 2012

Would you like to support Cancer and Careers, but aren’t able to make a donation? Here are some easy ways!

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Registration Now Open: Cancer Rights Conferences

Eva LaManna on March 21, 2012

posted in Event, Legal

The Cancer Legal Resource Center's annual Cancer Rights Conferences will soon be getting underway.

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How Facebook's New Timeline Feature Can Hinder A Job Search

Alice McKenney on March 20, 2012

As many of us are aware at this point, Facebook Timeline is here to stay, and eventually we will all have to switch over. Do you know what to avoid doing on it so you don't mess up your job search?

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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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