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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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What Questions Do You Want to Ask in an Interview?

Sissy Silva on April 11, 2022

A job interview isn't just a one-sided conversation. It is also an opportunity to ask questions of your interviewer that will help you determine if this role is right for you.

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Resume Makeover: How Action Verbs Can Enhance Your Resume

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on February 22, 2022

Action verbs can be a gamechanger when revising your resume to be more effective. Check out how to implement them to your advantage!

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Using Your Transferable Skills to Land the Job

Sissy Silva on January 21, 2022

You may have more transferable skills than you realize. This blog shares tips that can help you identify and highlight the skills you already have that may support your job search. You'll also find exciting CAC programs within.

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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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A Look Ahead to CAC Programs in 2022

Brian Morvant on January 4, 2022

An overview of CAC's 2022 programs that you can sign-up for today - with more to be announced soon!

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How The "Great Resignation" Could Help Your Job Search

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on August 30, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of life as most of us know it. An unexpected positive outcome is the impact on the job market and the power of employees. Read on for more information on how the "Great Resignation" has created job perks for job seekers!

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Talking About and Managing a Career Change

Sissy Silva on August 16, 2021

The decision to make a career change can be both exciting and stressful, especially when thinking about next steps; what type of work you want to do and how you’re going to make it happen. However stressful this may be, it is important to be prepared and to remember that it is a process.

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Job Hunting in the Cancer Community: Should I Disclose My Diagnosis?

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on August 2, 2021

It might seem like the most logical choice to share your own cancer history with a potential employer when you're applying for a job in the cancer space, but there are still considerations around disclosure. Find out how to approach the job search when looking for work in the cancer community.

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Power Shift: Employees Have The Upper Hand

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on July 12, 2021

We all know that the pandemic changed the landscape of work and looking for work. For the first time, workers are gaining more control over their employment.

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LGBTQIA+ Job Search Resources

Brian Morvant on June 29, 2021

We've compiled a list of resources we hope will specifically help our LGBTQIA+ community in assessing company culture during the job search.

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Answering Interview Questions About Remote Work

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on June 14, 2021

The Coronavirus pandemic impacted many aspects of the job search. This includes the types of questions being asked in interviews by hiring managers. Familiarizing yourself with some of the questions that have become more likely will help you be more prepared.

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Taking Advantage of Remote Work Opportunities

Sissy Silva on June 10, 2021

While some companies are now starting to, or considering, asking their employees to return to on-site work, many more are making working from home a permanent fixture. This could be great news for patients and survivors looking for remote work, or those looking to continue working remotely while balancing work and cancer.

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Taking Steps Towards a New Professional Path

Nicole Franklin, MPH on March 31, 2021

The drive to find work that is personally fulfilling is something that many people strive towards but can become even more of a priority after facing a life-changing experience–like a cancer diagnosis.

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Earning Money While Looking For Work

Nicole Franklin, MPH on January 28, 2021

If you’re unemployed and job hunting, figuring out how to earn extra money in the interim might be an appealing prospect. The good news is there are ways to bring in extra earnings while you look for more permanent employment!

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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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Companies Hiring in December 2020

Brian Morvant on December 4, 2020

posted in Job Search, Jobs, LinkedIn

Keeping track of all the websites that host job listings and finding current opportunities before they have been filled can be challenging. We plan to stay on the lookout for roundups that seem current and relevant to our community, especially those that focus on a wide range of companies and job types.

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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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