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Key Settings To Control Your Privacy on Facebook

Sarah Goodell on January 31, 2014

A recent article from the New York Times examines key settings that can help you quickly gain more control over your Facebook privacy. Read on for insight and advice on privacy tactics.

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20 Pain-free Networking Ideas

Kelsey Fenton on January 27, 2014

People often associate networking with feelings of anxiety and awkwardness. However, networking doesn't have to be so intimidating!

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Implications of Study on Employment-Related Needs of Survivors

Amy Coleman on January 23, 2014

As the rate of survivorship increases, so does the need for effective support programs - especially as it relates to the work force.

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Tips for the First 60 Days at Your New Job

Sarah Goodell on January 17, 2014

When you get a new job, you want to make sure that you start off strong. Idealist recently posted an article with some great tips to set yourself up for success.

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Register Now for the Affordable Care Act Webinar Series!

Kelsey Fenton on January 10, 2014

We are excited to announce that registration is now OPEN for our brand-new webinar series on the Affordable Care Act!

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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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How Work Helped Them

Eva LaManna on December 24, 2013

Two articles were recently published that profiled a patient going through treatment. Both of these subjects - Robin Quivers and Andrew Youssef - discussed the importance of work in their own lives.

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CAC in the News!

Sarah Goodell on December 16, 2013

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Cancer and Careers has been featured in a few news stories recently, read on for an overview and highlights!

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Meet the New Program Coordinator!

Kelsey Fenton on December 12, 2013

posted in Meet the Staff

Hello! My name is Kelsey and I am the new Program Coordinator for Cancer and Careers, taking over for Sarah who has been promoted to Associate Manager of Programs.

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New Study Examines Hiring Managers' Use of Social Media in Application Reviews

Amy Coleman on December 9, 2013

According to a new study out of Carnegie Mellon University, between 10% and one third of US employers seeking new talent search social networks for info early on in hiring process.

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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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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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Should I disclose a cancer diagnosis during a job interview?

Rebecca Nellis on November 18, 2013

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

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Accomplishing Remarkable Feats!

Lindsay Mitcher on November 18, 2013

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When reading stories like this one, we are reminded that the work of Cancer and Careers truly impacts lives on a tangible, practical and emotional level – and that together, we can accomplish remarkable feats.

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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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Five New Strategies for LinkedIn

Sarah Goodell on November 11, 2013

Do you feel like you have a pretty good idea of how to use LinkedIn? A recent article on Forbes lists five new strategies to help you get the most out of this versatile tool.

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Chemo Brain & Work

Amy Coleman on November 7, 2013

Survivors often cite chemo brain as one of their toughest challenges once they return to work during or after treatment. The NYT recently shared a personal account of living with cognitive side effects of chemo. Read on to learn how to manage the effects of chemo brain at work.

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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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Work and School Provide a Buffer for AYA Patients & Survivors

Amy Coleman on October 29, 2013

A new study from the University of Michigan confirms that being engaged in some type of work greatly improves length, severity of psychological distress for the AYA population.

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27 Questions to Help You Find Your Passion

Sarah Goodell on October 24, 2013

One of the most popular downloads on Idealist.org in the past few weeks has been of a list of questions to help find your passion and dream job. Read about their recommendations and the top questions to ask yourself here.

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