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3rd Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer!

Rebecca Nellis on July 2, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, National Conference on Work & Cancer

Last month was the 3rd annual National Conference on Work & Cancer, the crown jewel of our in-person programming for the year! This year we moved locations to accommodate more people, 35% more to be exact!

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Resume Revival

Amy Coleman on June 25, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Resume

You'd be hard-pressed to find a professional job opportunity that doesn't require solid communication skills. But remember - communication goes well beyond words.

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How "Soft Skills" Can Advance Your Career

Sarah Goodell on June 11, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Job Search

A recent study found that while hard skills can land you the job, an increasing number of companies are looking for soft skills as well from job candidates.

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CAC On the Road: Chicagopalooza!

Elissa Burnstein on June 6, 2013

posted in CAC Event, Cause Marketing

Spend five days in Chicago with CAC's Director of Development.

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Finding a Job Via Social Media

Sarah Goodell on May 31, 2013

posted in Job Search, Networking

The Wall Street Journal hosted a Twitter chat earlier this spring to gain more insight into the trend of using social media for professional purposes. See some of their great tips here.

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Cancer Organization Spotlight: Cook for Your LIFE

Eva LaManna on May 28, 2013

posted in Cancer Organization Spotlight, Chemotherapy, Side Effects

As one of our many fabulous community partners, today we are spotlighting Cook for Your LIFE and the important resources they offer to patients and survivors.

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Free Beauty of Caring event in Dallas this June!

Sarah Goodell on May 16, 2013

posted in Beauty of Caring, CAC Event, Free

The event will feature great workshops with our amazing sponsors Self Magazine and Shiseido Cosmetics, read on for more details!

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How-To Video Series Complete!

Amy Coleman on May 13, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Career Advice, Chemo Brain, Networking, Resume, Side Effects

We're thrilled to announce the completion of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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Without Them, There Would Be No Us!

Andrew Jacob on May 9, 2013

posted in Cause Marketing, Fundraiser

Thank you to our supporters! Their generosity makes it possible for us to offer all of our programs, events and resources for free!

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On the Road: From the Rockies to the Pacific to Sin City (plus San Antonio, the Capital and QVC)!

Rebecca Nellis on May 7, 2013

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It has been an amazing couple of weeks for Cancer and Careers, meeting people coast-to-coast and talking about the issues people face as they navigate cancer and their work.

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Pinterest as a Visual Resume

Amy Coleman on May 3, 2013

posted in Career Change, Job Search, Resume

Putting your best professional self forward, one pin at a time.

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Beauty with Benefits Recap

Eva LaManna on April 29, 2013

posted in CAC Event

A little makeup can make a big difference. That was the message behind the premiere broadcast "QVC and CEW Present Beauty with Benefits," and did it ever!

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Sarah Goodell on April 23, 2013

posted in Job Search, Networking

Being slightly more savvy about how you present yourself online can have a big impact on your job prospects.

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Pitch Perfect - Crafting your Essential Elevator Speech

Amy Coleman on April 22, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Interview, Job Search, Networking

In today's job market, it's imperative to be able to effectively communicate your value as a potential employee in 15 seconds or less.

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Managing Inevitable Workplace Stress

Andrew Jacob on April 18, 2013

posted in CAC Resource, Side Effects

Stressing over the small stuff can be avoided. Read on to learn some helpful ways to combat inevitable workplace stress.

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QVC and CEW Presents Beauty with Benefits

Kate Sweeney on April 16, 2013

posted in CAC Event

Shop Beauty with Benefits, with new proceeds benefiting Cancer and Careers. Because a little makeup can make a big difference!

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Spotlight: Collective Diary

Sarah Goodell on April 10, 2013

posted in CAC Resource

Read about how other working people with cancer have navigated the cancer experience in our Collective Diary, and share your own story.

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How to Make a Resume Shine

Amy Coleman on April 5, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Resume

Your resume probably won’t get you the job, but it could get you the interview. CareerBuilder recently came out with a great infographic that's chock-full of tips & tricks to help guide the resume-crafting process.

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Achieving Work-Life Balance

Eva LaManna on April 2, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Side Effects

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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