Southern California HERC
Southern California HERC supports the efforts of each of its member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through the sharing of information and resources.
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.
Regional and Member News
SAVE THE DATE: SoCal HERC/CUPA-HR joint meeting on June 10th!
We're excited to partner with CUPA for this meeting and bring a collaborative benefit to our members. Program development is underway and more information will be available soon.
New HERC Members
We would like to welcome the newest SoCal HERC members: Copper Mountain Community College, the San Diego Community College District, and California State University, Fullerton. We are so excited to collaborate with these great institutions and continue growing SoCal HERC to be the best one-stop resource for higher education careers!
Renewal Season 2016-2017 is here!The 2016-2017 renewal season is here! There is no change to the membership fees with the same great benefits of HERC membership. We are in the process of gathering our regional data, job seeker demographics, job posting statistics, and creating our member ROI. We look forward to another great year with our member institutions and promoting diverse and collaborative work efforts!
- Did you know?
The HERC Web Site is now mobile-friendly! We have a customized mobile version catering to the high-tech demands of today’s world where jobseekers can easily search for jobs on their devices. We’ve seen a 481.6% increase of mobile views since 2009—which is over 46,000 just last year—and continues to grow every year! Go check it out today.
- 2015 Diversity Panel and Member Meeting
Thank you to all our meeting sponsors, panelists, and attendees for making this past meeting so successful! We had a great program specifically geared towards providing resources for diveristy, outreach, and compliance and had an amazing location to boot thanks to UC San Diego! See you again next year!
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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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