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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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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=''>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. Tips for dealing with difficult co-workers

    Professionals can improve relationships with difficult co-workers by showing respect and having open and honest conversations with them, career consultants David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom advise. They also suggest focusing on the positives the colleagues bring to the table and giving praise. Forbes (10/25)
    26 Oct 2016 13:15:16 CDT
  2. How to adjust when a peer is promoted

    Having a peer become your new boss can be risky because coworkers might not easily accept the role change or the new boss could misuse their power, says Stanford University professor Robert Sutton. To mitigate these risks, prepare for the change accordingly and think about what you can do to help make the transition a smooth one. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (10/24)
    26 Oct 2016 13:15:16 CDT
  3. Why it's best to use a hybrid resume format

    Cheat Sheet (10/26)
    26 Oct 2016 13:15:16 CDT
  4. Adjuncts' photos detail working conditions

    Adjunct professors at Ithaca College in New York have produced a series of photo essays detailing their working conditions, including being on Medicaid and working other jobs to make ends meet. The campaign comes as contract negotiations continue. The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (10/24)
    26 Oct 2016 13:15:16 CDT
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