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  • HERC’s blog for jobseekers, Job Talk, offers tips from experts in the field that will help you with your search and provide the best ways promote yourself to prospective employers.
  • If you’re part of a dual-career couple, read up on the topic and see which campuses have dual-career programs and policies and use HERC’s dual-career job search function.
  • HERC partners with other organizations that share a commitment to diversity and also maintains diversity resources list for jobseekers.
  • Could your job search involve relocating to a new region? The regional HERC offices provide relocation resources to help make your transition a little easier.
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  • If you have ever thought about a faculty job abroad, please visit our HERC Trustee partner jobs.ac.uk to search for jobs from over 1,000 Higher Education organizations worldwide.

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  1. How college grads can reframe a low GPA in a job interview

    College graduates with a lower grade point average should be ready to put that number in context during a job interview to show potential employers they are responsible problem-solvers who will work hard, Collegial Services founder Robin Reshwan advises in this blog post. "You are not being hired for your past, so make sure to show that your future is promising," she writes. U.S. News & World Report (4/26)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-04-26/does-gpa-matter-when-applying-for-a-job
  2. A diversified approach can provide a career boost

    By working in different industries or getting into a career outside of what you majored in during college, you can ensure you have more options for the future. Diversity in experiences helps professionals connect with a variety of people, including potential investors, writes Terrence Norchi. Entrepreneur online (4/27)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttps://www.entrepreneur.com/article/271077
  3. When to quit a job without giving 2 weeks' notice

    Forbes (4/28)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2016/04/28/five-good-reasons-to-quit-without-giving-notice/#543b225d7a18
  4. Report: Police, paralegals among highest-paid hourly college workers

    Electrical supervisors, police officers and paralegals are among the highest-paid hourly workers on college campuses, according to a report from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. The lowest-paid workers include food-preparation staff and clerical workers, the survey found. TheStreet.com (4/27)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttp://www.thestreet.com/story/13546010/1/hourly-workers-on-campus-show-gains-in-most-areas.html
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