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Spotlight: Sisters Network

Sissy Silva on February 23, 2021

Sisters Network is a national organization with more than 40 chapters throughout the country dedicated to connecting African American breast cancer survivors.

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Spotlight: Chris-Tia Donaldson

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on February 17, 2021

Cancer and Careers looks at the career, life, and influence of Chris-Tia Donaldson, a CEO and cancer survivor.

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Spotlight: Dr. Harold P. Freeman

Rebecca Nellis on February 11, 2021

Dr. Harold P. Freeman pioneered the use of patient navigation to help eliminate barriers and access to care in order to improve outcomes for people affected by cancer.

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Black History Month

Brian Morvant on February 8, 2021

To honor Black History Month, our Cancer and Careers Blog will focus exclusively on amplifying Black voices and leaders.

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Earning Money While Looking For Work

Nicole Franklin, MPH on January 28, 2021

If you’re unemployed and job hunting, figuring out how to earn extra money in the interim might be an appealing prospect. The good news is there are ways to bring in extra earnings while you look for more permanent employment!

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Disclosure in the Workplace: When is it Appropriate?

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on January 18, 2021

Explore the various considerations when deciding to disclose an illness in the workplace, and understand how to weigh the benefits and consequences.

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Tips on Communicating Your Needs After a Diagnosis

Sissy Silva on January 11, 2021

Our ability to communicate clearly and effectively can make all the difference in achieving personal and professional goals. While it is a necessity for daily life, communicating our needs and emotions can sometimes prove to be confusing and difficult. For survivors, a cancer diagnosis can add on new layers of complexity.

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New Year, New Job Search!

Maddy Meislin on December 23, 2020

With the new year approaching, now is a great time to revamp your job search. CAC is committed to providing expert programs and interactive services to help people diagnosed with cancer navigate a successful job search.

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Introducing The Future of Working Well

Brian Morvant on December 9, 2020

This Friday, December 11th, Cancer and Careers will host The Future of Working Well. This live, virtual event will zoom out to take a wide-angle look at the intersection of business and health during this crucial moment.

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Companies Hiring in December 2020

Brian Morvant on December 4, 2020

posted in Job Search, Jobs, LinkedIn

Keeping track of all the websites that host job listings and finding current opportunities before they have been filled can be challenging. We plan to stay on the lookout for roundups that seem current and relevant to our community, especially those that focus on a wide range of companies and job types.

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Understanding Your Interviewer's Mindset

Maddy Meislin on December 2, 2020

This blog features four ways to get in the mindset of an interviewer so you can prepare for an interview accordingly.

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Building Relationships While Working Remotely

Sissy Silva on November 23, 2020

Building relationships with coworkers, and working on those relationships, helps put your own work into perspective, provides a support system, increases productivity and job satisfaction.

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Glassdoor's New Diversity & Inclusion Rating

Brian Morvant on November 16, 2020

posted in Job Hunting, Job Search

Glassdoor is a website we frequently recommend for helping with your job search, and has recently added a feature to help get a sense of a company's diversity & inclusion.

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Supporter Spotlight: Liz Kaplow

Rebecca Nellis on November 2, 2020

Cancer and Careers will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2021. As we look ahead to acknowledging this milestone (especially in light of the world around us), we find ourselves in even greater appreciation of the champions who have stood by us since the very beginning.

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An Excuse to Shop (and Support)

Nikki Zelin on October 8, 2020

By shopping with some of our powerful partners, you will be helping to fund everyday support for so many who use Cancer and Careers’ services!

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Defining Your Own Experience

Rebecca Nellis on September 18, 2020

Rebecca Nellis, Executive Director of Cancer and Careers, discusses the importance of defining your own experience, and offers possible responses when others speak in ways that may be uncomfortable for you.

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Your Virtual Work/Life Balance

Brian Morvant on September 14, 2020

Working from home can create a whole new set of challenges to identify and adapt to. Here, we highlight a few steps to help you create balance.

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Tips on Writing a Professional Email During Stressful Times

Sissy Silva on September 10, 2020

It is now more important than ever that we make a conscious effort to be kind and sincere, not just in our personal relationships, but in our professional ones.

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