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Aneri Pattani - August 2019
Dani Bennov is a 26-year-old breast cancer survivor who is open with her potential dates about her cancer history. However, when it comes to job hunting, Bennov takes a different, more conservative approach. Josh Orlow, a 29-year-old testicular cancer survivor has made the opposite decision, being very direct on his resume about his cancer treatment, but keeping his medical history to himself when it comes to romantic relationships.
Figuring out how and when to disclose to a partner or employer is complex. As Cancer and Careers' Executive Director, Rebecca Nellis, points out, during the job hunt there are some rules that survivors should be aware of. For instance, those wishing to utilize the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may need to disclose in order to access the protections of the law.
To read more on considerations around disclosure during the job hunt, click here.
Original source: www.inquirer.com