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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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Academics seeking jobs outside of higher education need to identify skills that can transfer to new careers and network with professionals in that field, advises Phill Jones, head of publisher outreach at Digital Science. Jones, during a presentation at the Naturejobs Career Expo 2015, outlined the steps he took to land a nonacademic job after earning his Ph.D. Nature (free content) (10/2)02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDThttp://blogs.nature.com/naturejobs/2015/10/02/career-paths-out-of-the-ivory-tower
If your career has stagnated, identify a plan to seek out mentors who can help you evolve, Fiona Lake Waslander writes. Look at job listings and find ways to fill the gaps in your experience and qualifications. Above all, look to find a new position that will challenge you to improve. The Globe and Mail (Toronto) (tiered subscription model) (10/1)02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDThttp://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/leadership-lab/how-to-break-out-of-your-career-comfort-zone/article26598547/
The economy gained 142,000 jobs last month, according to the Labor Department, which was below economists' expectations. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.1%. Previously reported payroll gains during August and July were revised downward. CNBC (10/2)02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDThttp://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/02/us-nonfarm-payrolls-sept-2015.html
The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/30)02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDThttp://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/campus_inq/Adjunct-faculty-at-Temple-win-right-to-hold-union-election-.html