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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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Think Pink and Support CAC while Shopping!

Lindsay Mitcher on October 10, 2013

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This October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the following brands are helping Cancer and Careers raise awareness and money by donating a portion of the proceeds from some of their top selling products!

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Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Explained

Cancer and Careers Guest Blogger on October 8, 2013

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On October 1, 2013, the State Health Insurance Marketplaces opened for business across the country. Guest blogger Joanna Morales, Esq. explains the most important details of this new way to get health insurance.

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Meet the New Director of Development

Becky Nelson on October 4, 2013

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My name is Becky Nelson and I am so excited to join the Cancer and Careers family as Director of Development.

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Staying Optimistic in a Job Search

Amy Coleman on October 1, 2013

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We often hear from survivors who express frustration during a job search, whether they're returning to work after time off for treatment or looking for a new position. Here are some ways to stay optimistic amidst the roller coaster of challenges that might come up.

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Disclosing a Hidden Disability

Eva LaManna on September 27, 2013

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

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Taste-Testing a Second Career, With a Mentor

Sarah Goodell on September 23, 2013

Thinking about a second career? Hiring a mentor can help you get there and is easier than ever with a new service that connects those seeking a career change with mentors in over 200 fields.

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Cancer and Careers and Spa Week

Elissa Burnstein on September 16, 2013

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Everyone deserves a little pampering, and we’ve got just the ticket: Spa Week Fall 2013 is taking place October 14-20 at spas all over the country!

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Study Explores Survivors Returning to Work

Eva LaManna on September 13, 2013

A recent study sheds light on cancer survivors' ability to return to work following treatment.

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8 Tips to Prepare Your Job References

Sarah Goodell on September 9, 2013

Job references are a critical part of a job search, so be sure to thoroughly prepare your reference and not to let these common mistakes derail a prospective job offer.

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Cover Letter Quick Fixes

Eva LaManna on September 5, 2013

How do you ensure that your cover letter not only imparts all necessary information, but is strong enough to get you through to the next round? Read on to learn more.

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Working from Home - a Delicate Balance

Amy Coleman on August 29, 2013

Whether you telecommute around the world or work from a home office, striking a balance between your work and personal lives is no easy feat.

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