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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 17-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. Overqualified? Be proactive to address employer concerns

    If you're overqualified for a position, bring up the subject before the employer does in an interview, says career coach Renee Lee Rosenberg. Explain why you're interested in the position to help ease any concerns about your long-term viability. Fortune (11/29)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
  2. Why academics need to set their own definition of career success

    Academic job seekers must put aside the expectations of others and set their own measures for career success, suggests Stephanie Eberle, director of the Stanford University School of Medicine Career Center. "Until we question the beliefs that we hold about career success, and explore the impact they have on our actions, we remain tied to them," Eberle writes. (11/30)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
  3. How to cultivate a professional online presence

    U.S. News & World Report (11/25)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
  4. Survey: Most employers to use internships to recruit college grads

    Employers are expected to increase hiring of college graduates by 15% this year, according a survey by the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University. The survey found that 96% of employers plan to use college internship programs and summer co-op jobs to recruit new hires. Times Union (Albany, N.Y.) (11/28)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
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