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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It's important to make note of transferable skills that work in multiple industries when writing your resume, especially if you're looking for work in a new field, Dana Plowman writes. Communication, interpersonal skills and management know-how are among the top five skills Plowman says job seekers should notate on their resumes. St. Joseph News-Press (Mo.) (7/24)27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://www.newspressnow.com/jobs/article_ed8e7c67-4a46-5604-b980-104a4258d87a.html
You can offer more value to your networking partners by knowing your specialty and sharing your knowledge freely, writes Hallie Crawford. Focus on helping others to make it more likely you will get assistance from them, Crawford writes. U.S. News & World Report (7/26)27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-07-26/3-ways-to-be-helpful-to-your-network
Forbes (7/26)27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/kathryndill/2016/07/26/5-tips-for-getting-back-to-work-after-a-vacation-3/#9a119bb2b9b8
Workplace diversity often suffers when companies lay off employees, writes Alexandra Kalev of Tel Aviv University. Companies tend to base downsizing decisions on tenure and job position, and this often decreases minority and female representation, Kalev writes. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (7/26)27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttps://hbr.org/2016/07/how-neutral-layoffs-disproportionately-affect-women-and-minorities
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