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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 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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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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Glassdoor's New Diversity & Inclusion Rating

Brian Morvant on November 16, 2020

posted in Job Hunting, Job Search

Glassdoor is a website we frequently recommend for helping with your job search, and has recently added a feature to help get a sense of a company's diversity & inclusion.

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How to Sharpen Your Skills with Online Classes

Sissy Silva on July 13, 2020

Education has changed dramatically in the last decade with the rise of e-learning. This trend has become even more prominent during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the new realities of 2020, people are adapting as best as they can; connecting virtually and finding online resources to help them continue to work and learn from home.

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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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Refreshing Your Digital Footprint While Sheltering in Place

Rebecca Nellis on May 14, 2020

This week we hosted a virtual program on job search and one of the questions that came up was what constitutes inappropriate content online. From our perspective inappropriate doesn’t necessarily mean bad, it is rather about considering anything you have posted through the context of what is valuable and helpful for you to have online right now.

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Job Hunting During COVID-19

Sissy Silva on May 11, 2020

Just as many companies have had to adapt to the new realities of a post-COVID-19 world, job seekers will have to adapt their job search strategies in order to successfully land the job.

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Taking The Time To Work On Your Resume During COVID-19

Rebecca Nellis on April 9, 2020

Even small tasks may feel challenging in the times we're currently in of social distancing, isolation from loved ones, and the uncertainty of the future. This doesn't mean the time can't be used productively to help you feel more positive and prepared for what comes next.

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Companies Are Still Hiring Despite COVID-19, Here's Where to Look!

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on April 3, 2020

Though it would appear the majority of companies are in the process of major layoffs and wide-scale closures, there are still some companies that are able to survive, and even thrive through this economic downshift.

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Don't Give Up on Your Job Search During the Coronavirus Pandemic | Cancer and Careers

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on March 30, 2020

posted in Job Hunting, Job Search

The pandemic has had an impact on nearly every single aspect of American's lives, this includes if you were in the midst of a job search, or are finding yourself in need of work now. While the process may look a bit different, it doesn't mean you should necessarily put it on hold.

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Will You Like Working at That Company? Here's How to Tell

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on March 16, 2020

Starting a new job is full of unknowns. Check out these tips for evaluating, before you start at a new company, if you'll enjoy working there.

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Tips on Transitioning into a New Career

Sissy Silva on March 9, 2020

A career change can feel unnerving. However, with the right approach, this time can also be an exciting opportunity for personal and professional growth.

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Maintaining Balance While Job-Hunting

Nicole Franklin, MPH on February 3, 2020

While job-hunting, it’s essential to find ways to relieve stress, which necessitates being able to recognize stress-related symptoms.

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