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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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A Recap of Our 2022 National Conference

Maddy Meislin on July 6, 2022

CAC’s 12th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer brought together over 660 attendees from 48 U.S. states (plus D.C.) to participate in sessions covering topics such as balancing treatment and work, making disclosure decisions, navigating self-care and more.

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Researching Employers: LGBTQIA+ Inclusion

Scott Sinclair on June 30, 2022

CAC stumbled upon a study about ways to make the workplace more inclusive of LGBTQIA+ employees. We found that some of the recommendations dovetail with thinking about how to research prospective employers and figure out if their values align with your own and whether they will offer the support you might need to work during or after treatment.

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Companies Announce New Employee Benefits Following the Supreme Court Ruling

Rebecca Nellis on June 28, 2022

Following the Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization, many companies are expanding or updating their benefits. CAC's Executive Director, Rebecca V. Nellis, discusses how this trend is likely to evolve, and how it might relate to your concerns surrounding disclosure and privacy.

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Meet Our New Bilingual Social Worker

Tatiana Pacheco on June 22, 2022

posted in Meet the Staff

¡Hola! My name is Tatiana Pacheco Parés, and I am excited to join Cancer and Careers as the new Bilingual Social Worker.

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Using Tech To Help Manage Treatment Side Effects

Scott Sinclair on June 3, 2022

posted in At Work, Side Effects

If you are experiencing side effects from cancer treatment, there may be creative ways to use common technology that could help with your job.

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Join Us Tomorrow Night for Beauty with Benefits on QVC and HSN!

Alicia Chin on May 16, 2022

This Tuesday, May 17, Cancer and Careers will be the focus of the 10th anniversary of Beauty with Benefits, where 70% of the purchase price of beauty products goes towards our free programs and resources. Tune in on QVC & HSN!

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Identifying Jobs That Match Your Skills

Maddy Meislin on May 11, 2022

How to inventory the skills you already have and look for jobs that match your skill set.

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Removing Personal Information From Google Search

Brian Morvant on May 9, 2022

Google recently announced a new function that will let you request certain personal information be removed from Google Search.

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Using Cover Letters to Tell Your Story

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on April 25, 2022

A resume is a given when applying for a new job, but don't overlook the importance and impact of the cover letter. Check out our tips for creating a strong narrative to tell the story your resume can't.

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Navigating Imposter Syndrome

Scott Sinclair on April 21, 2022

The feeling of imposter syndrome can be a common experience, whether you are at work or looking for work. CAC offers some tips on how to ground yourself in the moment while focusing on your skills, accomplishments and ability to learn and grow.

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