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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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On the passing of Chadwick Boseman

Rebecca Nellis on August 31, 2020

Rebecca Nellis, Executive Director of Cancer and Careers, discusses the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, and the deeply personal decision of disclosure.

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CAC Weighs In on USA Today: Thinking Through Disclosure During COVID-19

Maddy Meislin on August 6, 2020

CAC weighs in on a USA Today conversation with a human resources expert, answering a question posted by a cancer survivor regarding disclosure and returning to work during COVID-19.

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How to Cope with COVID Fatigue

Maddy Meislin on July 23, 2020

Strategies for coping with COVID fatigue.

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How to Sharpen Your Skills with Online Classes

Sissy Silva on July 13, 2020

Education has changed dramatically in the last decade with the rise of e-learning. This trend has become even more prominent during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the new realities of 2020, people are adapting as best as they can; connecting virtually and finding online resources to help them continue to work and learn from home.

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Personal Stories: COVID-19 for Over 3 Months

Brian Morvant on July 9, 2020

In this powerful and personal essay written for Huffington Post, a cancer survivor discusses her struggles to have people take her COVID-19 diagnosis seriously, and her personal choices regarding privacy and disclosure.

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The 10th National Conference on Work & Cancer Went Virtual!

Maddy Meislin on July 6, 2020

A recap of our 2020 National Conference on Work & Cancer, hosted virtually for the first time ever.

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Pursuing Remote Work During & Beyond COVID-19

Nicole Franklin, MPH on June 15, 2020

If you’re interested in finding a job that allows you to work remotely either full-time or most of the time, then you have to start thinking about the best ways to position yourself when applying for those roles.

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Hiring During COVID-19

Sissy Silva on June 8, 2020

While much of the United States continues to practice social distancing, many employers looking to fill open positions are opting for a virtual hiring process. As a result, job seekers will have to adapt their job search strategies in order to successfully land the job.

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Changing Career During COVID-19

Maddy Meislin on June 1, 2020

Learn tips to market yourself for a new career during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Beauty with Benefits is Coming, and it's Right on Time

Alicia Chin on May 26, 2020

COVID-19 and the uncertain economy have hit our community especially hard, with many survivors looking to find work--or find work-related advice and support. Through Beauty with Benefits, the beauty industry has stepped up boldly to help. 80% of every purchase will fuel our COVID-19 Relief effort.

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