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Improving Your Skills While Under Stay-at-Home Directives

Sissy Silva on April 6, 2020

COVID-19 has forced people around the country, and around the world, to live and work in radically different ways. While these rapid changes can sound scary and spark feelings of anxiety for many survivors looking for work, it is important to stay positive and remember that there’s still opportunity out there.

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Companies Are Still Hiring Despite COVID-19, Here's Where to Look!

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on April 3, 2020

Though it would appear the majority of companies are in the process of major layoffs and wide-scale closures, there are still some companies that are able to survive, and even thrive through this economic downshift.

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Don't Give Up on Your Job Search During the Coronavirus Pandemic | Cancer and Careers

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on March 30, 2020

posted in Job Hunting, Job Search

The pandemic has had an impact on nearly every single aspect of American's lives, this includes if you were in the midst of a job search, or are finding yourself in need of work now. While the process may look a bit different, it doesn't mean you should necessarily put it on hold.

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Your Physical and Mental Health During COVID-19

Brian Morvant on March 23, 2020

Caring for your physical and mental health is vitally important, and we've found some free, at-home resources to help you find peace of mind and stay active.

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Will You Like Working at That Company? Here's How to Tell

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on March 16, 2020

Starting a new job is full of unknowns. Check out these tips for evaluating, before you start at a new company, if you'll enjoy working there.

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Tips on Transitioning into a New Career

Sissy Silva on March 9, 2020

A career change can feel unnerving. However, with the right approach, this time can also be an exciting opportunity for personal and professional growth.

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Counteracting the Impact of "Chemo Brain" at Work

Nicole Franklin, MPH on March 2, 2020

Even after the physical side effects from treatment have improved, many people can still be impacted by “invisible” side effects. Working with “chemo brain” can generally be stressful and frustrating and in a work setting, can possibly impact your job performance but accommodations might maintain (or improve) your efficiency at work.

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Tips for Practicing Self-Care At Work

Maddy Meislin on February 24, 2020

Practicing self-care is essential for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Here are some tips for how to practice self-care in the workplace.

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What Impact Is Your Online Presence Having on Your Career?

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on February 18, 2020

Social media is here, and it's here to stay. Understanding best practices for using it in your personal life can extend to security and stability in your professional life.

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A Sudden Career Change: What Now?

Brian Morvant on February 10, 2020

Changing careers can bring about obstacles both expected and unanticipated. We share ways to get a handle on the transition and ensure you’re taking steps in the right direction.

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Maintaining Balance While Job-Hunting

Nicole Franklin, MPH on February 3, 2020

While job-hunting, it’s essential to find ways to relieve stress, which necessitates being able to recognize stress-related symptoms.

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Do You Have to Meet Every Qualification?

Sissy Silva on January 27, 2020

You may be concerned about how much the job market has changed and how you’ll meet any new expectations. But it’s important to put yourself out there and know that it’s not necessary to meet all qualifications.

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Overcoming a Lack of Self-Confidence on the Job

Maddy Meislin on January 21, 2020

It’s not uncommon for cancer patients and survivors to experience “Imposter Syndrome” on the job. Here are ways to counter that feeling.

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Introducing CAC’s New Senior Program Coordinator, Brian Morvant!

Brian Morvant on January 13, 2020

posted in Meet the Staff

Meet CAC’s new Senior Program Coordinator, Brian Morvant!

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The Decade in Review

Rebecca Nellis on January 7, 2020

posted in CAC Resource, Resources

As we welcome a new decade, join us in taking a look back over the past 10 years at CAC.

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Touching Words and Generosity at the Beauty of Giving Luncheon

Alicia Chin on December 23, 2019

posted in Beauty of Giving

The 2019 Beauty of Giving Luncheon was a beautiful afternoon, with many people supporting the programs and services of Cancer and Careers and recognizing the important impact.

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The Importance of Self-Care at Work

Sissy Silva on December 9, 2019

Self-care is crucial for our physical, emotional and mental well-being. In a work context, it can improve productivity and overall performance. Therefore, it is extremely important, especially for working survivors, to make self-care on the job a priority.

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The Holiday Season Is Near — Give Back to Cancer and Careers

Nikki Zelin on December 2, 2019

#GivingTuesday is more than just an inspiring movement — it’s a way for people all over the world to make a huge impact, giving back to what really matters.

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How to Safely Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” During an Interview

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on November 25, 2019

You’ve been job-hunting and you’ve secured an interview. In preparation, find out what you need to know about disclosure during interviews and how to reply to the dreaded “Tell me about yourself...”

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How to Identify Your Strengths

Maddy Meislin on November 18, 2019

When searching for a job, it’s important to figure out what’s meaningful to you — but it’s also important to figure out what you’re good at.

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