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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

Nancy Roddy
"We have received an impressive response from our jobs posted on the HERC website, and the return on investment has clearly been better than our paid advertising."

- Nancy Roddy, Human Resources Management Analyst, National Science Foundation

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  1. How being likable can hurt your career

    If you have trouble telling others no, your desire to be liked may be getting in the way of your career development, writes Katie Jansen. Stay focused on what matters and make unpopular decisions when necessary, she writes. Entrepreneur online (6/30)
    01 Jul 2015 12:06:48 CDThttp://www.entrepreneur.com/article/247853
  2. Clearing up confusion over the salary question

    Answering the interview question "What do you make now?" is like a poker game you could lose by betting too low or too high, says Donna Rosato. To win, arm yourself with information on the going rate for the position you're seeking, deflect with questions of your own about the job and include the value of benefits when you answer, she says. Money magazine (6/29)
    01 Jul 2015 12:06:48 CDThttp://time.com/money/3939744/salary-negotiation-annual/
  3. Watch for these tricky interview questions

    Business Insider (6/29)
    01 Jul 2015 12:06:48 CDThttp://www.businessinsider.com/trickiest-interview-questions-2015-6
  4. Obama unveils plan to raise overtime threshold

    President Barack Obama officially unveiled a proposal to raise the wage threshold for overtime exemption from $23,660 to $50,440 per year. Supporters call the measure a win for the middle class, but business groups say it will have unintended consequences, including lower productivity and less job creation. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (6/29)
    01 Jul 2015 12:06:48 CDThttp://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/30/business/obama-plan-would-make-more-americans-eligible-for-overtime.html
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