North Texas HERC
Started in 2011, the North Texas Higher Education Recruitment Consortium is a collaborative response of member institutions to the many challenges of academic recruitment and retention. One particular interest of the North Texas HERC is finding effective ways to assist the spouses and partners of faculty and staff to secure area employment.
As a non-profit consortium of higher education and affiliated employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.
Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career search technology.
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Job seekers should treat an informational interview like a traditional interview by dressing professionally and crafting good questions to spark a deeper conversation, some experts suggest. After the interview, they should ask for other references to build a network and keep up a relationship with the current contact, they advise. Cheat Sheet (6/21)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/need-to-get-a-job-6-tips-for-great-informational-interviews.html/
Status updates and long-form posts on LinkedIn can be useful brand-building tools if you stay active and relevant in your industry, writes Cheryl Lynch Simpson. Your personal brand will also benefit when you write informative guest posts and articles for industry blogs. Forbes (6/23)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2016/06/23/how-to-position-your-personal-brand-for-next-stage-career-growth/
U.S. News & World Report (6/23)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-06-23/new-graduates-answers-to-your-burning-job-search-questions
IT skill sets that remain strong include big data, development and operations, and security, while pay for cloud skills is less popular, according to Foote Partners' IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index. The report found that 76 certifications in the security field have risen steadily for two years, with IT security management and architecture, penetration testing, forensics and cybersecurity as the top jobs in the first quarter. InfoWorld (6/22)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://www.infoworld.com/article/3086835/it-jobs/tech-jobs-report-security-devops-and-big-data-stay-hot.html
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