A career gap
caused by cancer
is the elephant
in the room
NED is a social enterprise championing the
600,000+ young adult cancer survivors
in the U.S. who are ready to work again.
Fighting cancer is a
The hard work of defeating cancer is often seen as an unfavorable career gap. But fighting cancer is one of the toughest jobs an individual will ever have and it deserves a place on any resume. The competencies cancer survivors cultivate through adversity are
Super-Abilities, not disabilities or liabilities.
Celebrate your Super-Abilities
Grit, determination, resilience, ownership, dedication, empathy: these are the important skills companies look for in prospective hires. To highlight your Super-Abilities, NED created a strategic stopgap for cancer survivors:
an experience you can list on LinkedIn.
Search NED under 'Company name'
Select start date
Use the date of your diagnosis
Highlight your Super-Abilities
Career gaps aren’t empty
NED is committed to uniting all groups of people whose careers are impacted by resume gaps and who face unconscious bias in the workplace. No one should have to fight this discrimination alone.
We offer super-abled candidates
to prospective employers.
We engage industry leaders to create inclusive career pathways.Follow NED