Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia HERC
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Our job board lists the faculty, staff and executive positions at more than 30 distinguished colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and research institutes in the OH/Western PA/WV region. We are part of the 17-region nationwide HERC network.
Use our job listings and other resources to find positions. View our jobseeker resources to learn about CV and resume writing, changing careers, networking, cover letters and other topics. Our services are without cost to jobseekers.
Our mission is to advance the efforts of our member organizations to recruit and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and to assist dual-career couples. Our organizations are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the recruitment process and in providing an environment sensitive to work/life balance. We understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career technology.
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When asking for a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, undergraduates should provide an overview of their research, a curriculum vitae and information on where to submit the letter, University of Florida professor David Oppenheimer advises. Students also should follow up with the professor and write a personal thank-you note, he suggests. Science magazine (free content) (6/27)29 Jun 2016 12:58:26 CDThttp://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/06/getting-great-recommendation-letter
Volunteer experience could be the key to making your resume stand out. According to a recent Deloitte study, 82% of US hiring managers prefer candidates with volunteer experience, and 92% say they believe such experience helps build leadership skills. Fortune (6/28)29 Jun 2016 12:58:26 CDThttp://fortune.com/2016/06/28/volunteer-work-resume/
The Huffington Post (6/25)29 Jun 2016 12:58:26 CDThttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/anne-deeter-gallaher/7-characteristics-of-an-e_b_10665804.html
More than 7 in 10 retirees report a desire to keep working after retirement, according to a Merrill Lynch study, often to keep themselves engaged or shore up finances. Those returning to work may not follow the demanding, full-time schedules they once did, instead opting for part-time jobs or consulting work, experts say. TheStreet.com (6/28)29 Jun 2016 12:58:26 CDThttps://www.thestreet.com/story/13621620/1/working-after-retirement-is-the-newest-trend.html
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