Our Job is to Help Find Your Job
Use HERC’s jobseeker tools to help find your ideal job.
- Create a jobseeker account to save your job searches, sign-up for e-job alerts, and upload your CV/resume.
- Sign-up for HERC’s Jobseeker SmartBrief for the latest career news and trends.
- 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.
- HERC’s free jobseeker webinars give you access to leading career development experts.
- 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.
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To manage time more effectively, view individual tasks as rocks that fill a bowl representing one day, psychologist and author Eve Ash suggests in this blog post. Start with the "big rocks" -- tasks that must get done now -- and work down to the smaller, less-important jobs, she advises. SmartCompany.com.au (Australia) (7/27)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://www.smartcompany.com.au/leadership/management/47794-getting-your-priorities-right.html
To highlight different skills on various resumes, Joseph Barber of the University of Pennsylvania recommends using "verbal origami." He describes this as "the process of taking one of your skills-based experience bullet points from your resume and verbally folding and refolding it so that it can emphasize different skills for the different positions you might be applying to." InsideHigherEd.com (7/27)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2015/07/27/essay-how-new-phds-should-prepare-resumes-nonacademic-job-searches
Science magazine (free content) (7/22)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_07_22/caredit.a1500183
Only about 14% of people with disabilities were employed in 2013, compared with 76.5% of people without limitations, according to the Employment and Disability Institute at Cornell University. The report also found that people living with disabilities were almost three times more likely to live in poverty. In 2013, about 32% of people with disabilities were living in poverty, compared with 11% of adults without disabilities. National Public Radio (7/23)27 Jul 2015 12:53:43 CDThttp://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/07/23/424990474/why-disability-and-poverty-still-go-hand-in-hand-25-years-after-landmark-law