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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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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. What are the best questions to ask during a job interview?

    Job candidates should ask about an organization's culture and career advancement opportunities during an interview, Search Party and JobAdvisor CEO Ben Hutt suggests. Hutt offers 12 questions candidates should ask to ensure they are a good fit for the job. Lifehacker (5/1)
    02 May 2016 12:39:29 CDT
  2. 15 habits that can undermine an academic career

    Academics can harm their careers by not having enough mentors or failing to be known beyond their own institution, writes Robert Sternberg, provost and senior vice president at Oklahoma State University. In this commentary, he details 15 ways academics can undermine their own success. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (4/29)
    02 May 2016 12:39:29 CDT
  3. What graduate students need to know to select the best advisers (5/2)
    02 May 2016 12:39:29 CDT
  4. Weak US economic growth contradicted by firm hiring pace

    Although US economic growth has been disappointing, measuring at a 0.5% annual rate during the first quarter of 2016, the job market continues to perform well. "The consumer is fundamentally sound, as is the housing market," said HSBC Chief US Economist Kevin Logan, who noted that "the global economy and commodities are weak." The New York Times (free-article access for SmartBrief readers) (4/28)
    02 May 2016 12:39:29 CDT
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