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Greater Oregon HERC
Welcome to the Greater Oregon Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (GO HERC). GO HERC provides the most comprehensive higher education job search tools in the Northwest, listing hundreds of jobs from our member colleges and universities, community colleges, teaching hospitals, and research institutes.
Our members are committed to diversity hiring and dual-career couples, and our jobs cover the broadest spectrum of business functions, academic disciplines, and career stages. Our job search resources are free and open to the public. If your institution is interested in membership details, contact us.
Our website offers:
- Simplified Job Searching – improved search filters, alerts, and a simplified user interface
- Enhanced Dual-Career Options – easier ways to link your job search and your partner’s
- CV / Resume Builder – convenient uploading, formatting, and saving functionality
- A Searchable Job Portfolio – the ability to upload more materials for better exposure to employers
- Google Maps – mapping integration allows quick assessments of potential commuting and relocation
- Mobile Access – access to your account and search functionality while on the go.
If you have questions, concerns, suggestions, or observations about our site, please share them.
We’re here to help – good luck in your search!
News and Upcoming Events
SAVE THE DATE: 2016 GO HERC Spring Meeting Scheduled for May 20
The 2016 spring GO HERC meeting is scheduled for May 20, 2016 and will be hosted on the Chemeketa Community College campus in Salem, OR.
The meeting will feature the professional development topic of planning and supporting faculty and staff retirements, with guest speaker, Jean McLaughlin, Associate Director, American Council on Education; Steve Maser, Encore Fellows Program, Social Ventures Partners; and others. Additional topics will be announced as we get closer to the date of the meeting.
See you there!
Upcoming Webinars for Jobseekers
Upcoming Webinars for Member Institutions
A Message of Sympathy and Support to all Faculty, Staff and Students at Umpqua Community College
With all our hearts, we wish you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
GO HERC Fall Meeting Held September 18, OHSU, Portland
The GO HERC Fall meeting took place on Friday, September 18, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Room 4 (CHH 3070), 3303 SW Bond Ave., Portland, Oregon.
The meeting featured two presentations:
Faculty Well-Being: Findings from a National Study, Dr. Lucy English, Senior Consultant at Horizons Workforce Consulting
Deconstructing Diversity among the Faculty of the Future, Dr. Karen Schmaling, Professor of Psychology at Washington State University, Vancouver and Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of Washington, School of Medicine
GO HERC members and prospective members were invited to attend.
For more information, call Robynn Pease, Director, GO HERC, 541-737-4852.
Special Thanks to the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development
Thank you to the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development for their 2-year sponsorship of GO HERC memberships for all 17 Oregon community colleges!
Geographic RegionGreater Oregon HERC includes Oregon and southern Washington.
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Professionals who can identify their strongest skills increase their opportunity to hold various careers over their lifetime, career consultant Amy Lindgren suggests. She advises job seekers to make a list of their strengths, including leadership and communication skills, "then identify other arenas where the same tasks are conducted." Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.) (11/15)23 Nov 2015 12:49:58 CSThttp://www.twincities.com/life/ci_29113928/working-strategies-identify-your-skills-rather-than-your
A curriculum vitae allows a job seeker to describe their skills and how they can benefit a potential employer, Joseph Barber, associate director of career services at the University of Pennsylvania, notes in this commentary. They should avoid vague words such as "taught" or "assisted" and instead spell out tangible achievements, he advises. InsideHigherEd.com (11/23)23 Nov 2015 12:49:58 CSThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2015/11/23/easy-fixes-your-cv-r%C3%A9sum%C3%A9-and-interview-answers-essay
Women are on pace to achieve pay equality with men in 118 years, the World Economic Forum says. The global average full-time salary for women is about half the global average for men, the report says. NBC News (11/19)23 Nov 2015 12:49:58 CSThttp://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/gender-pay-gap-will-be-erased-it-will-take-118-n466631
Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (11/20)23 Nov 2015 12:49:58 CSThttp://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-cal-state-faculty-file-labor-charge-20151120-story.html