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About HERC

HERC is a non-profit consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.

What HERC Offers Jobseekers

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. This means you have access to excellent faculty, research, staff and executive positions at employers around the country. If you’re part of a dual-career couple HERC has tools to help you and your partner find jobs within a commutable distance.

What HERC Offers Member Institutions

Is your campus hiring the most outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and executives? Do you have a successful strategy for assisting dual-career couples? Interested in pooling resources to increase your campus' effectiveness in these areas?

Find out how HERC member institutions work together to strategically address these recruitment priorities. HERC has developed leading regional & national higher education jobs websites, diverse job seeker pools & a network of colleagues at nearby campuses who collaborate on dual-career hiring issues and convene regularly for professional development opportunities. Members also receive special pricing from numerous higher education vendors, often saving more than the cost of membership.

Learn how HERC membership can help your institution

What HERC Offers Corporate & Non-Profit Partners

HERC offers partners the opportunity to present business solutions and information about their organizations to higher education human resources, chief academic officer, and diversity leaders – the individuals responsible for purchasing decisions at their institutions.

Learn how partnering with HERC can help your organization

Kristy Sybilrud
"This is a great electronic vehicle for connecting active and passive candidates with career opportunities not only for themselves but for their spouses/partners. The email notifications are a very proactive way to bring opportunities to candidates without them having to re-visit the site, the site visits them with the information they choose."

- Kristy Sybilrud, Human Resources Employment Manager, Carleton College

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  1. Emphasize transferable skills in your resume

    It's important to make note of transferable skills that work in multiple industries when writing your resume, especially if you're looking for work in a new field, Dana Plowman writes. Communication, interpersonal skills and management know-how are among the top five skills Plowman says job seekers should notate on their resumes. St. Joseph News-Press (Mo.) (7/24)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://www.newspressnow.com/jobs/article_ed8e7c67-4a46-5604-b980-104a4258d87a.html
  2. Become more helpful to get more out of your network

    You can offer more value to your networking partners by knowing your specialty and sharing your knowledge freely, writes Hallie Crawford. Focus on helping others to make it more likely you will get assistance from them, Crawford writes. U.S. News & World Report (7/26)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-07-26/3-ways-to-be-helpful-to-your-network
  3. How to get back in the work groove when vacation ends

    Forbes (7/26)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/kathryndill/2016/07/26/5-tips-for-getting-back-to-work-after-a-vacation-3/#9a119bb2b9b8
  4. Why layoffs tend to decrease diversity

    Workplace diversity often suffers when companies lay off employees, writes Alexandra Kalev of Tel Aviv University. Companies tend to base downsizing decisions on tenure and job position, and this often decreases minority and female representation, Kalev writes. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (7/26)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttps://hbr.org/2016/07/how-neutral-layoffs-disproportionately-affect-women-and-minorities
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