www.jobs.ac.uk is HERC's newest Trustee Level Partner. HERC and www.jobs.ac.uk both share a commitment to helping higher education employers find the best talent. Learn about member discounts with www.jobs.ac.uk here.
1. If you had one word to describe what your company is all about, what is it?
2.What makes your service stand out in the higher education recruitment and retention field?
jobs.ac.uk is the leading international jobs board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions. We were set up by sector for the sector, giving us unique understanding of the Higher Education world. It also gives us the cultural basis vital in providing an excellent customer experience. We have a specialist account management team who offer market insight to ensure customers’ recruitment campaigns are highly successful. We input and categorize the majority of the jobs ourselves ensuring we maintain a high quality website so our jobseekers can find relevant jobs. Jobseekers can also access free expert careers advice content written specifically for academics, researchers and PhDs. We give people the power to achieve their professional aspirations.
3.What is the tool or resource you provide to clients that wins you the most accolades?
The effectiveness of our standard adverts is something customers and jobseekers are constantly praising us for. We only accept job adverts from named clients and therefore jobseekers have the reassurance and direct access to employers’ details and applications procedure. For customers, advertising on our site gives them quality applications to their vacancies.
4. What is a trend you see in your field that affects higher education recruitment?
The globalization of Higher Education is increasing the international mobility of staff and therefore opportunities for faculty to develop their careers on a worldwide scale.
5. Does your company have any new initiatives or products that would be of interest to HERC members?
We recently launched a 'Careers in China' portal where you can view profiles from many leading universities in China, job vacancies, case studies of academics who have made the move, plus many useful articles to give you a balanced view of what working and living in China is really like.
6. Why is partnering with HERC important to your company?
jobs.ac.uk is thrilled to be a HERC Trustee Partner. Our mission is to connect academics and allied HE disciplines to the very best professional opportunities both locally and globally. It was therefore a straight forward choice in HERC as our natural partner in North America.
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