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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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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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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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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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Pursuing Remote Work During & Beyond COVID-19

Nicole Franklin, MPH on June 15, 2020

If you’re interested in finding a job that allows you to work remotely either full-time or most of the time, then you have to start thinking about the best ways to position yourself when applying for those roles.

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Hiring During COVID-19

Sissy Silva on June 8, 2020

While much of the United States continues to practice social distancing, many employers looking to fill open positions are opting for a virtual hiring process. As a result, job seekers will have to adapt their job search strategies in order to successfully land the job.

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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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Smart Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile During COVID-19

Nicole Jarvis, LMSW on May 1, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted job seekers ability to do one of the most important aspects of the job search process: networking. Just because cocktail mixers, job fairs, and in-person informational interviews may be stalled for now, that doesn't mean the ability to network is gone! LinkedIn is your friend in times like these.

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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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