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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.
  • HERC has partnered with LifeMart to provide offers and discounts on everything you need during the job search, from apparel and office supplies to computers and travel.

  • If you have ever thought about a faculty job abroad, please visit our HERC Trustee partner to search for jobs from over 1,000 Higher Education organizations worldwide.

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  1. Strategies for academics looking for private-sector jobs

    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 CDT
  2. Too comfy in your current job? Here's how to shake things up

    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 CDT
  3. US payrolls grew by 142,000 jobs in Sept.

    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 CDT
  4. Temple adjunct faculty expected to vote on a union

    The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/30)
    02 Oct 2015 12:28:43 CDT
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