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 our 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. The center provides a number of services and resources to assist Binghamton University alumni with career concerns.We do not endorse any of the following content providers, and receive no compensation in exchange for their inclusion here.
10 Ways to make the most of an interview's first 10 minutes
According to a recent survey of 150 senior executives at the nation's largest companies, hiring managers form either a positive or negative opinion of job candidates within just 10 minutes. Use these 10 tips from Monster.com to make sure you wow the interviewer from the minute you walk in the room.
Why did you leave your last job?
There are many reasons you might have left your last job, and not all of them are rosy. Perhaps you worked for a toxic boss or you met obstacles on your way up the ladder. Or maybe you were just plain bored with your work. As you'll find in this Monster.com article, the best strategy for effectively answering this tough interview question is to prepare for it.
Want your old job?
If you've been laid off and your former employer is hiring again, you might see the news as a chance to get back to work at your old firm. But, according to this Wall Street Journal piece, it's first important to consider whether it's a good idea - and whether the skills you bring are what the company needs now.
The 10 worst things to put on your resume
FINS Finance talked with career coaches and resume writers to find 10 gaffes that will guarantee that your resume never makes it past round one.
10 things smart job seekers do
What separates the smart job seeker from others looking for employment? Oftentimes, according to an article at CareerBuilder.com, it is one of 10 key differences.
Tips for getting hired long distance
Long-distance job hunts bring with them a special set of requirements that can seem daunting at first, but aren't all that much worse than a regular job search. According to CareerBuilder, with a little planning, you can conduct a long-distance job search that will land you a job in any city you want.