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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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To keep a curriculum vitae short, avoid cliched phrases such as "go-getter" and offer details for only the past 10 years of experience, recruiter Andrew Fennell suggests. "If you are applying for a broad range of roles, then it's OK to have more than one CV, with each tailored towards a particular niche in your industry," Fennell advises. The Guardian (London) (7/6)06 Jul 2015 12:24:21 CDThttp://www.theguardian.com/careers/2015/jul/06/how-to-keep-your-cv-to-two-pages
Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.) (7/6)06 Jul 2015 12:24:21 CDThttp://www.kentucky.com/2015/07/05/3931719/career-coach-reassessing-your.html
Faculty unions at public colleges and universities could be affected by an upcoming ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. The court has agreed to hear a case that would make union dues optional for public employees. Currently, union members are required to pay what's called "fair share" of union costs for collective bargaining agreements. InsideHigherEd.com (7/1)06 Jul 2015 12:24:21 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/07/01/supreme-court-takes-case-could-threaten-financing-most-faculty-unions
The majority of college students -- 70% -- worry about money issues including student debt, according to new research by Ohio State University. The survey also found that 64% of students polled borrowed money to go to college, however 67% were optimistic that their college education would pay off in the end. International Business Times (7/1)06 Jul 2015 12:24:21 CDThttp://www.ibtimes.com/70-us-college-students-worry-about-money-issues-study-1991544