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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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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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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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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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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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