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Celebrating 15 Years of Diverse & Inclusive RecruitmentWelcome 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

GO HERC Undergoing Administrative Change!

Beginning Fall 2016, GO HERC will be administered by Oregon Health and Sciences University's Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

For more information, contact Leslie Garcia at 503-494-5657 or garcial@ohsu.edu

Membership renewals for 2016-2017 and plans for the 2016 regional fall meeting have been delayed as a result of this change.

Thank you to Oregon State University's Office of Academic Affairs for managing GO HERC from 2012-2013 to 2015-2016.

 

 

Spring Leaf

2016 Spring GO HERC Meeting Offers Information on Planning, Supporting, and Managing the Silver Tsunami of Faculty Retirements

This year's spring GO HERC meeting took place May 20, 2016, on the beautiful Chemeketa Community College campus in Salem, Oregon, and featured the following three presentations:

Jean McLaughlin, formerly of the American Council on Education, addressed the psycho-social perceptions around retirement and how institutions can do a better job informing faculty and staff about the relevant resources available to them.  She offered recommendations for pre-retirement, retirement, and post-retirement and provided valuable resources for navigating the transition.

Debbie Durham, from Life by Design NW, and Steve Maser, from the Encore Fellows Program, Social Venture Partners, provided practical ideas for helping people transition into retirement, and presented on the opportunities that can be found in retirement.  For instance, the Encore Fellowship Program is a skills-based volunteer opportunity that places experienced professionals into social-purpose organizations in the areas of strategic planning; leadership and management development; performance management; marketing and communications; IT support; human resources; change management; and process improvement.  Both presenters offered valuable resources to assist faculty and staff with the retirement transition.

Robynn Pease, Director of GO HERC, provided program updates, results from a recent member survey, and and highlights from the past year.

Meeting notes and presentations can be found here.


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Greater Oregon HERC includes Oregon and southern Washington.

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    Getting results from networking events requires a focus on creating partnerships with other professionals instead of attending every event, writes Derek Coburn. This can be accomplished on a smaller scale by hosting small events and asking attendees to bring a guest. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (9/26)
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  2. How a pay cut can help your career path

    Taking a pay cut can help your career when you use it to help refocus your goals, reassess your value, manage your work-life balance and even improve your budgeting skills, writes John Rampton. Making less money also allows you to look into new industries and opportunities you might have missed while seeking jobs based mainly on salary. Fast Company online (9/26)
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    An annual survey of HR and benefits professionals showed that many employers are considering investments in benefits enrollment and administration technology as well as employee benefits portals. The survey found 27% targeted wellness enrollment technology, and for those who had wellness tracking or analytics, 55% were very satisfied or satisfied with it. Employee Benefit News (9/25)
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