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Upper Midwest HERC

Welcome to the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC). Our institutions are committed to helping job seekers identify employment opportunities and cultural resources within the geographic region.  The Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium provides the largest higher education job board in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota and western Wisconsin, listing all open faculty, staff, and executive positions at over 50 colleges and universities.

As a non-profit consortium of higher education employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.

To learn more about living in the Upper Midwest, vist our regional information page.

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Click below to hear what those who accepted positions at UMW HERC institutions have to say about living and working in the region.

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Did you or a colleague, friend, or family member find a job through HERC?  If so, let us know by sending an e-mail to umwherc@umn.edu

UMW Updates

Member Training.  HERC sponsored a search committee training event on April 22nd, 2015, at the University of Minnesota.  Staff from WISELI helped participants learn how to minimize bias in the search process.  

 

 

 

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Designed specifically for the jobseeker, the HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief is a FREE, daily e-mail newsletter. By providing the latest need-to-know industry news and information, HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart.&nbsp;Click&nbsp; <a href='http://www.smartbrief.com/herc/index.jsp?sb_code=rss'>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. How to limit e-mails and be more productive

    Many professionals spend more than a quarter of their time answering e-mails, but it doesn't have to be this way, writes Phil Simon. Rather than engaging in e-mail conversations, try implementing a practice in which any issue that can't be handled in three e-mails moves to a phone call or in-person meeting. Business Insider (5/21)
    27 May 2015 13:20:14 CDThttp://www.businessinsider.com/the-3-email-rule-2015-5
  2. How questions can help turn an internship into a full-time gig

    To turn an internship into a full-time job, college students should take advantage of every opportunity, work to earn a boss' trust and be innovative, Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig suggests. "The best interns tend to ask a lot of questions. Whether it be about the company, industry or specific skills -- they're all necessary questions to better help them pursue the right career path," he writes. Fortune (5/26)
    27 May 2015 13:20:14 CDThttp://fortune.com/2015/05/26/dan-rosensweig-internship-advice/
  3. Strategies for college grads on landing their first job

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch (5/23)
    27 May 2015 13:20:14 CDThttp://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/relationships-and-special-occasions/parenting/aisha-sultan/job-search-tips-for-college-graduates-to-beat-a-tough/article_df17f3f6-3126-58ab-9eb8-0171fc89ff47.html
  4. Ill. lawmakers consider ways to rein in state college president salaries

    Illinois state lawmakers will consider several reforms to rein in some of the perks given to state university and community college presidents, according to a legislative report. The report detailed some benefits received by presidents, including car and housing allowances as well as retention bonuses. Reforms under consideration include state audits and requiring schools to make contracts public for 30 days before approval. Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model) (5/22)
    27 May 2015 13:20:14 CDThttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/watchdog/cod/ct-college-of-dupage-legislative-report-20150521-story.html#page=1
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