Resources for Member Institutions
Here you will find all the tools and resources to help you get the most out of your NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC membership.
The comprehensive job board is the core component of the HERC enterprise. In this section, you will find technical information on posting your jobs that not only conveys the job responsibilities and required qualifications but also present your institution as a great place to work.
But HERC is much more than a job board. Here you will also find information on the other benefits available to you as a NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC member, including:
- Professional development opportunities and resources including webinars and resources from membership meetings on topics such as diversity recruitment, dual career, and social media that allow you to stay on the cutting edge of best recruitment and retention practices
- Up-to-date information on the member discounts on recruitment and retention products and services that will help cut the costs of your recruitment efforts.
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"We have gained tremendous value from participating in HERC. The HERC website is a key facet of our dual-career program and has greatly simplified posting open faculty and staff positions. Equally valuable has been the opportunity to network with colleagues in Provost's Offices and Human Relations across the region to share insights on innovation and success in recruiting and diversity initiatives."Share Your HERC Story
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Unlike house parties, it's best to arrive at networking events early so you can start meeting new people, Andrew Medal writes. Use positive self-talk to keep your confidence high, and only give out your business card when you're satisfied you've made a quality connection. Entrepreneur online (1/17)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttps://www.entrepreneur.com/article/287791
Doing what you feel like you "should" do will often lead to a less fulfilling and even less successful career than if you follow your heart instead, writes Andy Molinsky. Even if you have to do certain tasks you don't enjoy, they can be valuable as long as they support your overall goals, Molinsky writes. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (1/18)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttps://hbr.org/2017/01/free-yourself-from-what-you-should-be-doing
San Francisco Chronicle (tiered subscription model) (1/19)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttp://blog.sfgate.com/gettowork/2017/01/19/5-ways-to-handle-an-unexpected-career-change/
Faculty tenure plays "a special role" at colleges and universities, but it would face less opposition if it truly weeded out low-performing professors, University of Chicago professor Brian Leiter argues in this commentary. The job security and academic freedom provided by tenure are needed, but reform also is necessary, he writes. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (1/17)20 Jan 2017 12:15:21 CSThttp://www.chronicle.com/article/Academic-Ethics-Rethinking/238888
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