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Welcome to the Greater Washington State HERC! 

Our job board lists the faculty, staff and executive positions at distinguished colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and research institutes in our region.  GWS HERC is a non-profit consortium of higher education and affiliated employers.  We are part of the 18-region HERC network. 

Use our website to have access to:

•   Simplified Job Searching - improved search filters, e-alerts, and simplified user interface
•   Enhanced Dual-Career Options - easier process for linking your search and your partner's
•   CV/Resume Builder - convenient uploading, formatting, and saving options
•   Searchable Portfolio - ability to upload more materials/file formats for better exposure to
    employers
•   Google Maps - quick assessment of potential commutes from our job detail screen
•   Mobile Access - better access your account and jobs while you're on the go
 

Mission

Our mission is to advance the efforts of our member organizations to recruit and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and to assist dual-career couples.  Our organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and in providing an environment sensitive to work/life balance.  We understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career technology.

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Designed specifically for the jobseeker, the HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief is a FREE, daily e-mail newsletter. By providing the latest need-to-know industry news and information, HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart.&nbsp;Click&nbsp; <a href='http://www.smartbrief.com/herc/index.jsp?sb_code=rss'>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. Nothing can ruin a career like these bad habits

    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
  2. How Ph.D. students can identify skills

    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
  3. Strategies to overcome common career challenges

    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/
  4. Fewer female Ph.D. students publish in first year

    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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