New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC
Developed in 2006, the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is a collaborative response of member institutions to the many challenges ofacademic recruitment and retention. Of particular interest to the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is finding effective ways to assist the spouses and partners of faculty and staff to secure area employment and ways to address issues of faculty and staff diversity.
A vital aspect of the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is the web-based search engine that includes faculty and staff job listings at all member institutions. This search engine is free and available to anyone seeking employment in higher education. The central location of job postings and regional resources as well as the website's ability to accommodate dual-career searches distinguishes NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC from other employment websites.
The NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is composed of a diverse group of public and independent schools, colleges, and universities. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts.
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Academics with a Ph.D. in science may want to explore off-tenure-track careers such as grant writing or working on the staff of a university department, career consultant Alaina Levine writes in this commentary. To prepare, postdocs should network and look for ways to build their leadership and organizational skills, she advises. ScienceMag.org (8/26)26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://www.sciencemag.org/careers/features/2016/08/alternatives-professorships-academia
It's important to avoid getting emotionally invested in workplace conflicts if you want to resolve them properly, writes Ray Hull. Try to respectfully inform others of your feelings and make a sincere effort to listen to their point of view. The Wichita Eagle (Kan.) (8/24)26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://www.kansas.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/article97573412.html
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The Labor Department has published its final rule smoothing the path for states that want to create workplace retirement-savings plans. The rule guarantees that the plans won't have to comply with the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act as long as a few basic requirements are met. InvestmentNews (8/25)26 Aug 2016 12:06:34 CDThttp://www.investmentnews.com/article/20160825/FREE/160829956/dol-issues-final-rule-to-help-states-establish-workplace-retirement
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