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Greater Washington State HERC

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
•   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


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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  1. 7 tips for proactive networking

    Everyone you know can be a potentially useful contact as you search for job opportunities. Rate the value of each contact so you can prioritize who you are going to approach, then try to connect with at least five people a week. U.S. News & World Report (10/19)
    21 Oct 2016 12:35:44 CDT
  2. How Ph.D. candidates can plan career choices

    Ph.D. candidates need to give themselves enough time to search for jobs either in academia or industry while still writing or defending their dissertation, University of Colorado Ph.D. Katie Shives writes in this blog post. It's also important to learn to manage stress and practice self-care to stay on track, she notes. (10/20)
    21 Oct 2016 12:35:44 CDT
  3. Words to avoid during exit interviews

    Cheat Sheet (10/21)
    21 Oct 2016 12:35:44 CDT
  4. Full-time work is attractive to many gig-economy workers

    A Deloitte poll found two of three people with experience as an independent contractor would not want to repeat that experience, which suggests limits on the growth of the gig economy. People "want development, they care about their work -- and the organization -- having a purpose, and they want to feel a connection to the company's culture," says Deloitte Chief Talent Officer Mike Preston. Human Resource Executive (10/17)
    21 Oct 2016 12:35:44 CDT
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