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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 on the 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, we strongly encourage you to read an important message on a change to the CDC's credentials service.

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Quick career coaching for a changing job search world
It’s no secret that the world of work is rapidly changing. Here are five key trends that are redefining the ways we find jobs. Learn how you can prepare to advance your career in a challenging and changing global job market.

7 Secrets to getting your next job using social media
It’s time for you to be open-minded and think differently about how you’re going to get your next job and keep it. Social networks are starting to become part of the criteria that both hiring managers and college admissions officers are using to weed out applicants. Between current economic conditions and the technological evolution of the Internet, the traditional approach most job seekers have taken in the past is no longer viable.

10 Steps to preparing top-notch references
Everyone likes to help others, they just don’t always know how. These 10 points will help your references help you, and create good chemistry along the way. Grooming your references is essential; knowing exactly where you stand and avoiding surprises can be the make-it or break-it in a job search.

Seven deadly sins for older job seekers and how to avoid them
Older job seekers face long odds in today’s grim marketplace. In a recession, people of all ages discover that their elementary job-hunting skills, adequate in times of prosperity, are woefully lacking in a highly competitive marketplace. Some older adults are sabotaging their prospects by making common mistakes that can be avoided.

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Last Updated: 9/26/16