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Navigating the job search process, enduring a career transition or becoming a new hire can be challenging, especially in today's economy. To help you sort through the confusion and give direction to your professional growth, the Alumni Association and Career Development Center (CDC) have partnered to bring graduates the information, tips and advice needed to ensure success. Whether you're a recent graduate just starting your job hunt or a seasoned expert looking for ways to take your career to the next level, we're here to help.

What CDC offers alumni
The center provides a number of services and resources to assist Binghamton University alumni with career concerns. Also, you're strongly encourages to read an important message on a change to the CDC's credentials service.

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Advantages of Web Resumes
Instead of posting the paper version of your resume to an online database, consider creating a web resume. Because web resumes are based on HTML, they offer a unique combination of benefits you won't find in other resume formats or media. Read about some of the advantages to creating your own web space for your resume or CV.

Five daily goals that will dramatically improve your job search
When your job search lasts longer than expected, it can be tough to stay motivated and productive. Daily planning and objectives will make your job search move forward at a better pace. There are five daily goals that will make sure your job search continues to keep gaining ground everyday.

Older workers/job seekers: use your age to your advantage
While it's true that not all employers will be hiring, or even retaining, older workers in the coming years, the overall statistics might be on your side if you're over the age of 50. The limited numbers of workers in the Gen-Y age group may not match the rising need for workers over the next 10 years, leaving plenty of positions for the more seasoned employees. We present four tips on how you can use age to your advantage in your job hunt.

Answering those tough interview questions
Tired of reading? Check out this YouTube video and learn how you can improve your interviewing skills. Seven employment experts present strategies for answering some of the most challenging job interview prompts, such as: tell me about yourself, tell me about a problem you had to solve and what is your ideal position?



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Last Updated: 9/26/16