What Can You Do When Cancer Threatens a Career?

October 19, 2020
Hosted by Lorraine Beaman

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A diagnosis of cancer often forces radical career changes. This show draws upon the experience of a professional woman who offers strategies for keeping a job that is critical to paying for medical expenses while confronting an uncertain future and not feeling her best. Also meet a woman who has facilitated ways for employees to support colleagues dealing with cancer. More than 300,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, many of them will be employed. Learn how to face the challenges and support colleagues who must manage careers and cancer.

Career Central

Career Central

Monday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Career Central provides helpful, practical information that listeners can immediately use to advance their careers. Each week, host Lorraine Beaman interviews professionals from different segments of the career management field. From job searching to securing a promotion, guests provide successful real-world strategies that listeners can use to develop and advance their careers. Career Central is broadcast live every Monday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Lorraine Beaman

Lorraine Beaman

Lorraine Beaman has spent much of her working life helping others build rewarding careers. She believes that employers own jobs, but individuals own their careers. Committed to helping people understand how to have the career they want she writes, speaks and coaches on topics ranging from managing a job search to making the job you have the job you want.

An expert in creating resumes, preparing clients to excel in the toughest interviews, and providing support during the negotiation process, Lorraine counts among her successful job search clients employees of large and small business, non-profit organizations, as well as federal, state and local governmental agencies. She also works with people who want to stay with their current employer but improve their working conditions by developing strategies for dealing with difficult people, building better relationships with colleagues, or securing a promotion.

Committed to bringing the most innovative job search and career advancement strategies to her clients, she has earned certifications in coaching, resume writing, online profile management and negotiation. A contributor to many publications in the career industry, she has just released her first book, “Career Restart: Practical Advice for Surviving and Moving Forward After a Job Loss.”

In addition to her work as a career strategist, Lorraine is an avid walker, reader and pie baker.

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October 2020

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