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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Unlike house parties, it's best to arrive at networking events early so you can start meeting new people, Andrew Medal writes. Use positive self-talk to keep your confidence high, and only give out your business card when you're satisfied you've made a quality connection. Entrepreneur online (1/17)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttps://www.entrepreneur.com/article/287791
Doing what you feel like you "should" do will often lead to a less fulfilling and even less successful career than if you follow your heart instead, writes Andy Molinsky. Even if you have to do certain tasks you don't enjoy, they can be valuable as long as they support your overall goals, Molinsky writes. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (1/18)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttps://hbr.org/2017/01/free-yourself-from-what-you-should-be-doing
San Francisco Chronicle (tiered subscription model) (1/19)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttp://blog.sfgate.com/gettowork/2017/01/19/5-ways-to-handle-an-unexpected-career-change/
Faculty tenure plays "a special role" at colleges and universities, but it would face less opposition if it truly weeded out low-performing professors, University of Chicago professor Brian Leiter argues in this commentary. The job security and academic freedom provided by tenure are needed, but reform also is necessary, he writes. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (1/17)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttp://www.chronicle.com/article/Academic-Ethics-Rethinking/238888
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