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Concerns About Returning to Work After Sheltering in Place

Rachel Becker, LMSW on April 25, 2020

This past Thursday, Cancer and Careers hosted our first Ask the Experts session as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This moderated discussion featured career coach Kathy Flora (who is also a cancer survivor) fielding questions about looking for work and continuing on the job during our current public health crisis.

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The Decade in Review

Rebecca Nellis on January 7, 2020

posted in CAC Resource, Resources

As we welcome a new decade, join us in taking a look back over the past 10 years at CAC.

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Work & Stress — What You Need to Know

Sissy Silva on January 7, 2019

For many of us, work provides a sense of purpose and identity. But it can also be a source of stress and anxiety. For cancer patients and survivors, this juxtaposition can be even more profound. Read on for more about stress at work and ways to combat it.

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Resume Writing — Where to Start

Sissy Silva on November 12, 2018

You’ve decided you want to make a change in your professional life. One of the most crucial steps to accomplishing this is having a strong, well-written resume. Find out how to set yourself apart from all other candidates and make a favorable impression on the hiring manager.

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Countdown to the Coast...Again!

Chrissy Brennan on October 10, 2016

We are so excited to be returning to Los Angeles to share our information and resources in person with those in the area who need it.

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Introducing Our New Website!

Chrissy Brennan on March 10, 2016

posted in CAC Resource, Resources

Cancer and Careers is thrilled to officially introduce our new website! After nearly a year of collective brainstorming, innovative designing, careful building and tons of hard work, we’re very proud of the result: a beautifully re-engineered and well-organized site with an improved user experience and access to helpful tools and information.

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Refresh Your Job Search in 2016!

Rachel Becker, LMSW on January 21, 2016

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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New Micro-Grants Program for Professional Development!

Kelsey Fenton on November 5, 2015

Due to the tremendous success of our initial Professional Development Micro-Grants program, launched earlier this year, we are excited to announce that we are offering this program again for 2016!

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Spotlight On: National Cancer Legal Services Network

Chrissy Brennan on August 19, 2015

National Cancer Legal Services Network is one of Cancer and Careers' valued Community Partners and trusted resources, promoting access to healthcare and increasing the availability of legal services for people living with cancer.

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Humans or Robots: Who Is Reading Your Resume?

Maddy Meislin on August 10, 2015

Daily Muse, Inc, and DailyWorth recently published an informative article titled “4 Lies (and 1 Truth) About Applicant Tracking Systems,” which addresses the following important question: Should we be crafting our resumes for machines or humans?

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New Publications!

Maddy Meislin on April 17, 2015

As we strive to create the most up-to-date and relevant sources of information for our community, we are excited to announce the creation of new content and designs for our publications which can be ordered or downloaded in English and Spanish!

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The National Conference on Work & Cancer Turns 4!

Lindsay Mitcher on July 14, 2014

Last month we were thrilled to see exactly how much the National Conference on Work & Cancer has grown in just four short years. Thank you to all who attended and supported this year’s National Conference!

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NEW Job Search Toolkit!

Sarah Goodell on February 27, 2014

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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What a Year!

Lindsay Mitcher on January 7, 2014

posted in CAC Event, CAC Resource

We cannot thank our supporters enough for their dedication and commitment to Cancer and Careers' mission and programs. Thank you!

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1 Million for Work Flexibility Campaign

Kate Sweeney on November 26, 2013

FlexJobs recently launched their 1 Million for Work Flexibility campaign, exciting news for anyone looking for better work-life balance

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New Article on Cover Letters

Eva LaManna on November 14, 2013

Our new article on mastering your cover letter discusses some issues survivors face and offers tips for getting your foot in the door.

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Final Job Search teleconference of the year - Register Now!

Sarah Goodell on November 5, 2013

Register now for our Job Search Call of 2013 and learn how to put your best foot forward when conducting a job search!

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3rd Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer!

Rebecca Nellis on July 2, 2013

Last month was the 3rd annual National Conference on Work & Cancer, the crown jewel of our in-person programming for the year! This year we moved locations to accommodate more people, 35% more to be exact!

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How-To Video Series Complete!

Amy Coleman on May 13, 2013

We're thrilled to announce the completion of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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Managing Inevitable Workplace Stress

Andrew Jacob on April 18, 2013

Stressing over the small stuff can be avoided. Read on to learn some helpful ways to combat inevitable workplace stress.

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