By Steve Seepersaud and Beth Osborne '10
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 professional looking for ways to take your career to the next level, we're here to help. CDC provides a number of services and resources to assist Binghamton University alumni with career concerns.
It's that time of year again - graduation season! Thousands of new Binghamton University alumni have left campus filled with ambition to make an impact in the working world. We encourage you to participate in the Alumni Career Network on B-Connected, the online alumni community. By doing so, you could be a resource to our new alumni, providing career advice or maybe even offering a job.
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8 Tips for nailing your next start-up job interview
If you're looking to land a job at the next hot start-up, this article from Mashable.com provides advice on handling the interview and assessing whether you are the right personality fit for this unique type of business.
Winning the internship game
You've landed the internship, now it's up to you to make the most of the opportunity. This Bloomberg Businessweek article discusses how you can ensure the hours and effort you put in will eventually pay off.
Dressing for the interview by industry
Think dressing for success is only about ties and pencil skirts? Think again! As you'll see in this Monster.com article, the style of dress will vary according to career field.
Generation Wired goes to work: 5 tips for new grads and 'old' bosses
As a new generation jumps into the workforce, the battle between old and new will again rage. FOX Business gives us the lowdown on how new graduates should approach seasoned workers, and how those who have been in the biz for a while can better adjust to rookies.
Which jobs pay new hires best?
Entering the workforce doesn't always have to mean living lean until the paychecks get fatter. Monster.com provides a listing of which jobs are the most financially rewarding to newcomers.
Career Journal: don't lose sight of long-term goals
These days, our to-do lists are so long that it's easy to become task-oriented and forget the need to be goal-oriented. This Career Journal article from The Wall Street Journal talks about ways that you can keep your eyes on the (long-term) prize.