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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. Why professionals should assemble an "advisory board" of mentors

    Professionals should create an informal "advisory board" of mentors they can go to for advice to improve their career, executive coach and author Rose Jonas advises. She outlines how to identify the best mentors and offers strategies to create give-and-take relationships with them. St. Louis Post-Dispatch (7/24)
    25 Jul 2016 12:42:50 CDT
  2. Why taking a break is important for time management

    Academics can improve their time-management skills by prioritizing tasks, avoiding time-sucking activities such as email, and remembering to take breaks, Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis, postdoctoral career development director at the Emory University School of Medicine, suggests. (7/25)
    25 Jul 2016 12:42:50 CDT
  3. Tips for women who want to excel in their careers (7/25)
    25 Jul 2016 12:42:50 CDT
  4. Americans fear running out of money in retirement

    Workers are worried about running out of money during retirement, but they aren't saving more, according to a study by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council. (7/21)
    25 Jul 2016 12:42:50 CDT
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