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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
    employers
•   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
 

Mission

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. How academics can prepare for off-tenure-track jobs

    Academics with a Ph.D. in science may want to explore off-tenure-track careers such as grant writing or working on the staff of a university department, career consultant Alaina Levine writes in this commentary. To prepare, postdocs should network and look for ways to build their leadership and organizational skills, she advises. ScienceMag.org (8/26)
    26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://www.sciencemag.org/careers/features/2016/08/alternatives-professorships-academia
  2. Tips for resolving conflicts at work

    It's important to avoid getting emotionally invested in workplace conflicts if you want to resolve them properly, writes Ray Hull. Try to respectfully inform others of your feelings and make a sincere effort to listen to their point of view. The Wichita Eagle (Kan.) (8/24)
    26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://www.kansas.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/article97573412.html
  3. Why it pays to sometimes buck the workplace dress code

    New York magazine (8/25)
    26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/08/ignore-the-office-dress-code-to-seem-better-at-your-job.html
  4. Labor clears way for state-run workplace retirement plans

    The Labor Department has published its final rule smoothing the path for states that want to create workplace retirement-savings plans. The rule guarantees that the plans won't have to comply with the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act as long as a few basic requirements are met. InvestmentNews (8/25)
    26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://www.investmentnews.com/article/20160825/FREE/160829956/dol-issues-final-rule-to-help-states-establish-workplace-retirement
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