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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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New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC covers New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, central Pennsylvania, southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
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While employers appreciate workers who don't easily give up in tough situations, sometimes too much "grit" can harm a career, according to a new study. The key, psychotherapist and author Amy Morin suggests, is to find a balance "between blind persistence and a defeatist mindset." Forbes (2/6)08 Feb 2016 13:20:25 CSThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/amymorin/2016/02/06/study-having-too-much-grit-could-actually-cause-you-to-fail/#b03d0ab1d299
Academic job hunters need to prepare answers to common questions, and realize they are always "on" when they are at interviews and conferences and watch what they say, Texas Tech University professor David Perlmutter advises. "One stray remark or misspoken phrase can sink your candidacy, so speak carefully any time you face someone -- anyone -- related to the search in any way," he writes. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (2/7)08 Feb 2016 13:20:25 CSThttp://chronicle.com/article/Academic-Job-Hunts-From-Hell-/235181?cid=trend_right
The Sheboygan Press (Wis.) (2/6)08 Feb 2016 13:20:25 CSThttp://www.sheboyganpress.com/story/money/2016/02/06/15-tips-help-your-job-search/79518248/
Academic job postings through the American Historical Association fell by 8% in 2014-15, marking the third straight year of declines, according to the group. Overall, job openings listed with the AHA have dropped 45% since 2011-12, and for the first time, the number of positions "fell below half the number of Ph.D.s conferred in the previous year," the report's authors noted. InsideHigherEd.com (2/5)08 Feb 2016 13:20:25 CSThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/02/05/report-finds-poor-job-market-history-phds