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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 tone of voice can affect a career

    Women whose voice patterns involve "up-speak," or raising their voices at the end of each sentence, may be undercutting their careers, John Baldoni, leadership development chair at N2Growth, writes. He recommends employing a voice coach to improve "your vocalization so your inner self is projected credibly and without distraction." Forbes (7/30)
    31 Jul 2015 12:20:49 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/johnbaldoni/2015/07/30/will-upspeak-hurt-your-career/
  2. 5 steps to writing a compelling resume summary

    By tailoring your summary to each opportunity and focusing on the specific accomplishments you've reached, you can write a better resume summary, according to Jane Heifetz, a contributing editor at Harvard Business Review. Avoid generic and vague terms, but discuss your years of experience and the types of industries you've worked in, writes Heifetz. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (7/28)
    31 Jul 2015 12:20:49 CDThttps://hbr.org/2015/07/yes-your-rsum-needs-a-summary
  3. Labor shakeup continues for the on-demand economy

    Recent lawsuits are shaking up the on-demand economy, encouraging some startups to reclassify workers as employees before regulators step in. Some say the switch will ultimately be beneficial, but others, such as Homejoy, have opted to shut down. "Many of these companies operate on very thin margins -- not all can absorb the hit of having to switch to an employee workforce," said Jamie Davidson of Redpoint Ventures. The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model) (7/30)
    31 Jul 2015 12:20:49 CDThttp://www.wsj.com/articles/startups-scramble-to-define-employee-1438228860
  4. N.J. community college lays off lecturers amid enrollment decline

    NorthJersey.com (Woodland Park, N.J.) (free registration) (7/30)
    31 Jul 2015 12:20:49 CDThttp://www.northjersey.com/news/bergen-community-college-cuts-64-full-time-lecturer-positions-1.1383861
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