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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.

Recent College Graduate?

Listen to how HERC can help you find employment within higher education.

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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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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=''>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. How to assert yourself to get ahead

    Stop being self-conscious about stating what you're capable of and how much you're worth, writes Jennifer Winter. Also, start overdelivering on promises. "The single biggest factor in accelerating my career was my ability to impress my clients, colleagues, managers, and executives," she writes. (5/19)
    20 May 2015 12:48:43 CDT
  2. Hiring decisions often take less than 15 minutes, study finds

    Nearly 60% of hiring managers conducting interviews for a study said they made up their minds about candidates within 15 minutes of the interview, according to researchers from Florida State University. Less than 5% said they had made a decision in the first minute of the interview. The Deseret News (Salt Lake City) (5/19)
    20 May 2015 12:48:43 CDT
  3. Best practices for composing professional e-mails

    U.S. News & World Report (5/19)
    20 May 2015 12:48:43 CDT
  4. Report: MBAs in high demand as job market rebounds

    Corporations are seeking business-school graduates at a higher rate than at any other time in the past decade, the Graduate Management Admission Council says. MBA demand is highest in the energy and utilities sector, followed by technology. Bloomberg (5/19)
    20 May 2015 12:48:43 CDT
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