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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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Changing Careers After Cancer

Maddy Meislin on January 12, 2022

There are many reasons cancer patients and survivors may want to switch careers. This blog provides steps you can take to achieve your goals.

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Dispelling Myths About Remote Work

Maddy Meislin on November 3, 2021

There are some beliefs about working remotely that research shows are myths. A recent Huffington Post article dispels a few.

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A Preview of the 11th National Conference on Work & Cancer!

Maddy Meislin on June 21, 2021

This year’s 11th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer will be another engaging day filled with need-to-know information on the complexities of balancing treatment and recovery with employment. Join us!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a Sense of Belonging at Work

Maddy Meislin on October 21, 2019

Research shows that workplace belonging is vital for employee well-being and organizational functioning. Here are some tips for how managers and coworkers can foster a sense of belonging in the workplace.

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Tips for Interviewing After You’ve Left a Job on Negative Terms

Maddy Meislin on September 16, 2019

When looking for a new job after leaving your previous one on bad terms, it’s important to control your narrative. Here’s how...

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How to Ask for Time Off

Maddy Meislin on August 20, 2019

If managing your diagnosis necessitates requesting time off from work, it’s important to go about it strategically and responsibly. Here are some guidelines...

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2019 National Conference Recap

Maddy Meislin on July 22, 2019

Our 9th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer provided attendees with information, confidence, hope and truth. Read on...

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The 2019 National Conference Is Almost Here!

Maddy Meislin on June 3, 2019

Our free, daylong program will deliver essential information and valuable resources on balancing treatment and recovery with employment. Plus, we’re excited to announce some new elements!

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What to Do After a Job Loss

Maddy Meislin on May 7, 2018

Being laid off or fired is never easy, particularly if you’re going through cancer. But it doesn’t mean your career has come to an end. The key is knowing how to move forward. These tips can help.

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