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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 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
    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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Designed specifically for the jobseeker, the HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief is a FREE, daily e-mail newsletter. By providing the latest need-to-know industry news and information, HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart.&nbsp;Click&nbsp; <a href='http://www.smartbrief.com/herc/index.jsp?sb_code=rss'>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. Top blunders to avoid on a resume

    Quoting "Star Wars," using cat templates and listing smoking as a hobby are among the worst mistakes applicants have made on resumes during the past year, according to a CareerBuilder survey of HR managers. CareerBuilder says that 43% of hiring managers spend less than a minute viewing a resume, so applicants need to stand out by customizing resumes to fit specific positions and by listing skills -- without misspellings. WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.) (9/22)
    23 Sep 2016 13:11:19 CDThttp://wtop.com/money/2016/09/smoking-as-a-hobby-careerbuilder-releases-list-of-worst-resume-mistakes/
  2. Are you open to constructive criticism?

    You won't receive constructive criticism if you don't demonstrate that you're coachable, writes Jean-Francois Manzoni. Express gratitude toward people who take the time to give you feedback and take in their advice with an objective point of view, Manzoni suggests. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (9/22)
    23 Sep 2016 13:11:19 CDThttps://hbr.org/2016/09/to-get-more-feedback-act-more-coachable
  3. Tips for properly formatting a resume

    U.S. News & World Report (9/22)
    23 Sep 2016 13:11:19 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-09-22/is-your-resume-formatted-correctly
  4. US initial unemployment claims drop

    Initial claims for unemployment benefits in the US fell by 8,000, to 252,000, last week, the Labor Department said. They have been below 300,000 for 81 weeks, the longest stretch since 1970. MarketWatch (9/22)
    23 Sep 2016 13:11:19 CDThttp://www.marketwatch.com/story/jobless-claims-fall-to-lowest-level-since-july-2016-09-22
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