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Six Interview Tips

Maddy Meislin on January 27, 2023

Millionaire, Steve Adcock and retiree at age of 35, lists tips and techniques for acing an interview -- which he thinks is the most important key to success.

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Finding Meaningful Work: Nonprofit Terms

Tatiana Pacheco on December 19, 2022

If you are interested in finding more meaningful work, this blog walks you through some of the common terminology used at nonprofit organizations.

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Identifying Red Flags in Job Descriptions

Sissy Silva on December 14, 2022

The job search process can be taxing for a number of reasons. Being mindful of what to look out for in postings to find the right fit for you is key to avoid falling back into the same types of work environments and stressors you were trying to get away from.

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Looking for Work: Telling Your Story Successfully

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on December 5, 2022

Everyone expresses themselves differently at work. Some may share more personal anecdotes while others prefer to be more private. Either way, knowing how to tell your story effectively is important.

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Creating Synergy Between Work and Life

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on October 31, 2022

What if we started to view the balancing act of work and personal life a bit differently? Find out tips and strategies for pursuing your goals in both work and life.

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Shop... And Support Our Community!

Leticia Bennett on October 28, 2022

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your purchase from one of our incredible partners will help fund our programs that support 500,000 people each year.

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A Recap of Our 2022 West Coast Conference

Maddy Meislin on October 27, 2022

Our 8th annual West Coast Conference on Work & Cancer hosted a record-breaking 151 attendees, with sessions on Navigating Work After Diagnosis, Job Hunting in 2022 and Career Shifting: Tips, Tools & Techniques.

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Boost Your Skills: Microsoft Office

Brian Morvant on October 18, 2022

Gaining experience in Microsoft Office's most popular programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) can be tremendously useful in your professional and personal life, even in navigating your diagnosis. Within, we detail how you can access and learn these programs... for free!

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Pregúntale a los Expertos with Dr. Nieves Cuervo

Tatiana Pacheco on October 13, 2022

It’s a wrap! Dr. Nieves Cuervo joined us this past Tuesday, October 11th for the final session of Pregúntale a los Expertos, an interactive series that provided space for Spanish-speaking patients and survivors to hear from nutrition, health and legal experts.

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Pregúntale a los Expertos with José Pérez, Esq.

Tatiana Pacheco on October 6, 2022

José Pérez, Esq. joined us to discuss legal rights in the workplace after a cancer diagnosis, responding to questions from the audience about topics such as working patient/survivor laws, disclosure requirements and reasonable accommodations.

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Pregúntale a los Expertos with Altagracia Gomez

Tatiana Pacheco on September 29, 2022

On Tuesday, September 27th we hosted Pregúntale a los Expertos (Ask the Experts) with Altagracia Gomez, nutrition expert and community educator, who shared tips and tricks about balancing nutrition, work demands and treatment.

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New Series in Spanish: Pregúntale a los Expertos!

Tatiana Pacheco on September 22, 2022

Tune in for our new Pregúntale a los Expertos (Ask the Experts) series, an interactive online forum providing direct access to Latinx experts answering your most pressing questions about managing work and cancer.

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Want to Work from Home, But Not Sure How to Ask?

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on September 7, 2022

Despite remote work becoming more common after the pandemic, many employers are urging employees to return to the office. Within, we discuss how you might approach requesting to work from home for the long-term.

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LinkedIn Tips: How to Personalize Your Feed

Brian Morvant on August 31, 2022

Did you know there are things you can do to curate your LinkedIn feed so you see more content that you want to see and less content that you don’t?

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Refreshing Your Approach to Career Change

Sissy Silva on August 24, 2022

Especially in the early stages of a career change, it can be beneficial to be open to new ideas and approaches. Check-in with yourself and make space, mentally and emotionally, to receive new ideas. Cancel out what noise you can to focus on what’s right for you.

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Ergonomic Tips for Working Remotely

Maddy Meislin on August 10, 2022

CAC offers 10 tips for setting up an ergonomic-friendly remote workspace.

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An Introduction to One-Way Video Interviews

Brian Morvant on August 4, 2022

A one-way interview typically takes place online, without an employer present, through an automated web-platform that will prompt you with a series of questions and then give you a limited amount of time to record a response over video. Here are a few tips for how to prepare and make the most of your time.

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When Work Stress Affects Your Health

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on July 27, 2022

A little stress at work is normal. Deadlines, coworker relationships, competitive environments can all contribute to increased stress. However, what do you do when you realize that your stress from work is impacting your physical and mental health? We offer tips on boundary setting, self-care tools, and if necessary, how to find a new job.

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Highlighting Bilingual Skills

Tatiana Pacheco on July 21, 2022

Being bilingual can position you as a strong candidate, either for a promotion or a new job. However, sometimes speaking multiple languages comes so naturally that people don’t highlight it on their resumes and miss the opportunity to grab an employer’s attention. Fortunately, there are ways you can show off your bilingual skills on your resume.

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A Program for More Affordable Internet

Brian Morvant on July 11, 2022

The White House and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have recently expanded a program called the Affordable Connectivity Program which is designed to decrease the cost of internet for those who qualify.

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