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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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To manage time more effectively, view individual tasks as rocks that fill a bowl representing one day, psychologist and author Eve Ash suggests in this blog post. Start with the "big rocks" -- tasks that must get done now -- and work down to the smaller, less-important jobs, she advises. SmartCompany.com.au (Australia) (7/27)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://www.smartcompany.com.au/leadership/management/47794-getting-your-priorities-right.html
To highlight different skills on various resumes, Joseph Barber of the University of Pennsylvania recommends using "verbal origami." He describes this as "the process of taking one of your skills-based experience bullet points from your resume and verbally folding and refolding it so that it can emphasize different skills for the different positions you might be applying to." InsideHigherEd.com (7/27)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2015/07/27/essay-how-new-phds-should-prepare-resumes-nonacademic-job-searches
Science magazine (free content) (7/22)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_07_22/caredit.a1500183
Only about 14% of people with disabilities were employed in 2013, compared with 76.5% of people without limitations, according to the Employment and Disability Institute at Cornell University. The report also found that people living with disabilities were almost three times more likely to live in poverty. In 2013, about 32% of people with disabilities were living in poverty, compared with 11% of adults without disabilities. National Public Radio (7/23)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/07/23/424990474/why-disability-and-poverty-still-go-hand-in-hand-25-years-after-landmark-law