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Refresh Your Job Search in 2016!

Rachel Becker, LMSW on January 21, 2016

posted in Be the Boss Over Cancer, CAC Resource, Career Advice, Career Change, Cover Letter, Disclosure, Interview, Job Re-entry, Job Search, LinkedIn, Online Reputation Management, Resume

Whether you’re in the midst of an ongoing job search or starting a new one, now is the time to harness the energy of the new year and strategize for 2016.

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Interviewing for a Remote Job

Kelsey Fenton on June 5, 2015

posted in Interview, Job Search, Flexible Work

We frequently talk about the benefits of telecommuting jobs for cancer patients and survivors - flexible hours to work around doctor appointments, working from home to help manage side effects, etc. If you're looking for flexible work, here are a few tips for interviewing for a remote job from an Idealist blog.

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How & Why You Should Write a Thank You Letter

Kelsey Fenton on August 26, 2014

posted in Interview, Job Search

Thank you letters are still essential to modern-day interview etiquette. Most employers will appreciate a thank you letter, if not expect one. Learn why thank you letters are especially beneficial for cancer survivors and how to write an impressive thank you letter.

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Beauty of Caring Event in Philadelphia

Sarah Goodell on May 15, 2014

posted in Beauty of Caring, Career Advice, Career Change, Event, Interview, Job Search, Young Adults

We're heading to Philly with SELF and Shiseido Cosmetics for an evening of expert career coaching and beauty tips!

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Google Yourself - Part Two

Kelsey Fenton on March 10, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Disclosure, Interview, Job Search, Online Reputation Management, Young Adults

Part Two discusses a variety of strategies to lessen the impact of unwanted information about yourself in a Google search.

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Google Yourself - Part One

Kelsey Fenton on March 6, 2014

posted in Career Advice, Disclosure, Employer, Interview, Job Search, Online Reputation Management, Resume, Young Adults

79% of employers Google job seeks before inviting them for an interview, so monitoring your online brand is crucial. This two-part blog will discuss the steps to take to improve your online brand if you do not currently have any profiles with your name in a Google search and how to lower the impact of unfavorable items about yourself online.

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NEW Job Search Toolkit!

Sarah Goodell on February 27, 2014

posted in CAC Resource, Career Advice, Career Change, Disclosure, Interview, Job Search, Networking, Resume, Young Adults, Flexible Work

We're thrilled to announce that our brand new Job Search Toolkit is now available for free order and download! Read on for an overview of the new publication and where to order your copy today!

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Ask the Experts 2014 Registration Open!

Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2014

posted in Ask The Experts, Interview, Job Search, Legal, Networking, Resume, Side Effects, Health Insurance

This free teleconference will cover the practical and legal challenges that patients and survivors face navigating work and a diagnosis, followed by a Q&A session. Register today!

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The "Swivel"

Rebecca Nellis on December 2, 2013

posted in Interview, Job Search

Although it’s illegal for employers to ask specifics about health, it’s not out of the ordinary for them to inquire about a gap in employment during an interview. To make sure you stay in control and feel prepared, it’s wise to decide ahead of time what you will say.

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Should I disclose a cancer diagnosis during a job interview?

Rebecca Nellis on November 18, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Interview, Job Search

For many job-seeking survivors, a big question is whether and how to address your cancer in an interview.

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Disclosing a Hidden Disability

Eva LaManna on September 27, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Interview, Legal

The NY Times explores whether or not to disclose a hidden disability in a job interview.

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Pitch Perfect - Crafting your Essential Elevator Speech

Amy Coleman on April 22, 2013

posted in Career Advice, Interview, Job Search, Networking

In today's job market, it's imperative to be able to effectively communicate your value as a potential employee in 15 seconds or less.

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The Most Important Questions To Ask Before A Job Interview

Sarah Goodell on January 10, 2013

posted in Interview, Job Search

There are tons of questions to consider when preparing for an interview, but which ones are the most critical?

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New Articles on Interviewing!

Sarah Goodell on November 27, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

We recently added two new articles under the Looking for Work section of our website - Mock Interviews and Interviewing Methods and Tips. Read about some of the highlights and then go check them out yourself!

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Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

Amy Coleman on November 26, 2012

posted in Career Advice, Career Change, Interview, Job Search

Change is a constant. And with 2013 just around the corner, this time of year is ripe for change. Whether you're investigating new job opportunities or an employee looking to get ahead and grow within your company, be sure you familiarize yourself with these must-have skills for 2013 that are imperative in an evolving economy & job market.

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Three New Job Search Videos

Alice McKenney on June 8, 2012

posted in HR, Interview, Job Search, Networking, Resume

Networking, Resumes, Cover Letters, LinkedIn. If you're like many other people, the idea of doing all of these things simultaneously can be mind boggling. Our new videos can help ease your fears!

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What do recruiters look for?

Alice McKenney on May 10, 2012

posted in Employer, Interview, Job Search, Resume

Six seconds. That's all the time the average recruiter takes to look at your resume. There are some basic pieces every resume should make stand out so they aren't missed - do you know what they are?

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Thought changing your Facebook privacy settings was enough? Think again!

Andrew Jacob on April 9, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

Thought your pictures and personal information were being shared just among friends? Your next employer may demand access to your Facebook account.

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Six Questions to Ask in Interviews

Eva LaManna on March 29, 2012

posted in Career Advice, Employer, Interview, Job Search

Six great questions to ask a potential employer in a job interview that will have you leaving a positive impression.

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Avoid Overthinking Your Interview: There are Only Three Questions

Andrew Jacob on February 28, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

Check out this article that simplifies every interview into three basic questions.

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