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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. 3 steps to eliminating bad habits

    The moment of awareness when you realize you're about to engage in a bad habit is the first step to avoiding the habit altogether. After you recognize that you're about to partake in the bad habit, you must resist the negative urge. Finally, replace the act you usually commit with something more beneficial to yourself and others. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (10/8)
    09 Oct 2015 12:46:10 CDT
  2. How new faculty can make the most of having a mentor

    New faculty members should seek various mentors both inside and outside of their departments, University of North Carolina at Greensboro professors Susan Phillips and Susan Dennison advise. "In each case, it would be helpful to have the opportunity to talk briefly with a potential mentor to see if he or she is a good fit for you," they write. (10/9)
    09 Oct 2015 12:46:10 CDT
  3. 5 strategies to increase the success of a job search

    Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration) (10/7)
    09 Oct 2015 12:46:10 CDT
  4. Report suggests new graduates should be happy

    Students graduating from college this year are facing a thriving hiring market, with employers saying they plan to hire 15% more graduates heading into 2016, a Michigan State University survey has found. "Most signs point to another explosive year of growth in the job market for college graduates," Michigan State's Phil Gardner says. The survey says businesses with less than 100 employees expect to hire 30% more college grads, and students with associate degrees and MBAs also can expect more opportunities. Bloomberg (10/8)
    09 Oct 2015 12:46:10 CDT
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