North Texas HERC
Started in 2011, the North Texas Higher Education Recruitment Consortium is a collaborative response of member institutions to the many challenges of academic recruitment and retention. One particular interest of the North Texas HERC is finding effective ways to assist the spouses and partners of faculty and staff to secure area employment.
As a non-profit consortium of higher education and affiliated employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.
Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career search technology.
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Among the bad habits that professionals sometimes exhibit at work, few are as toxic to your career potential as cutting corners on your work or failing to follow through or meet deadlines. You should also be careful not to exhibit a negative attitude and be willing to take responsibility for your mistakes, writes Marguerite Ward. CNBC (2/17)20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttp://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/17/4-bad-habits-that-can-destroy-your-career.html
Those in Ph.D. programs should examine their daily work to discover transferable skills for when they begin hunting for a job, writes Briana Mohan, a career adviser at Tulane University. The grueling schedule of a doctoral program equips students with many skills such as time management, meeting deadlines and working in a fast-paced environment, Mohan notes. InsideHigherEd.com (2/20)20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/02/20/phd-prepares-you-multitasking-work-world-demands-essay
Forbes (2/17)20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaroepe/2017/02/17/3-common-career-hurdles-and-how-to-overcome-them/
Female students in their first year of a Ph.D. program such as molecular biology work more hours, but a recent study shows that for every 100 hours spent working, women were 15% less likely to publish a paper in that first year than male peers. Researchers say some reasons may include a fear of backlash or a lab culture that favors men over women. ScienceMag.org (2/16)20 Feb 2017 12:29:06 CSThttp://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/02/women-miss-out-authorship-opportunities-early
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