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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. Why every career needs a passion project

    Professionals who want to advance in their careers should find a passion project at work that inspires creativity and provides a sense of fulfillment, career expert Chrissy Scivicque suggests. In this blog post, she outlines steps to identify such a project and how to get management support. U.S. News & World Report (11/24)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
  2. How graduate students can prepare for nonacademic jobs

    Graduate students need to work with their faculty advisers to prepare for both academic and nonacademic jobs, Fordham University professor Leonard Cassuto writes. In this commentary, he presents a case study outlining how one adviser and student at Pennsylvania State University worked together to build transferable skills. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (11/23)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
  3. Flat job-quitting rate may reflect low confidence in labor market

    The number of people quitting their jobs in September in the US was 2.7 million, consistent with the previous 13 months, according to the Labor Department. UBS economist Samuel Coffin says, "Employees do not seem confident enough in the labor market to quit jobs at nearly the rate they did during the last expansion." USA Today (11/24)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
  4. Millennials with student debt are socking away less for retirement

    Employee Benefit News (11/24)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
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