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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 18-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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    The vast majority of top job performers are able to control their emotions, according to TalentSmart data, and often use outside activities to minimize stress. Having a consistent schedule, trying new things and preparing for the upcoming week are all good ways to create work-life balance, writes Travis Bradberry. Forbes (9/29)
    30 Sep 2016 12:05:14 CDT
  2. Why graduate students should focus on work

    Graduate students should stop worrying about whether they'll land a tenure-track faculty job and focus on "doing good work" by immersing themselves in their chosen projects, writes Shanta Robinson, a rising assistant professor at the University of Chicago. It's also vital to maintain a good relationship with an adviser who will be writing recommendations needed for a job search, she notes. (9/29)
    30 Sep 2016 12:05:14 CDT
  3. How to answer 2 key job interview questions

    Fortune (9/29)
    30 Sep 2016 12:05:14 CDT
  4. Survey: Americans want advice on financial matters

    A survey by TIAA found that 71% of Americans want financial advice and 75% would look favorably upon taking a job from an employer who offers guidance on financial matters to them at no cost. They believe getting financial advice should start early in their lives, with 59% saying the first meeting with a financial professional should take place before the age of 35. (9/29)
    30 Sep 2016 12:05:14 CDT
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