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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, eastern South 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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Jobseeker Webinars

Get ready for the recruiting season by participating in two webinars, "The Academic Job Search:  Presenting Yourself on Paper,"  (August 25th, 12:00 CDT) and "The Academic Job Search:  Presenting Yourself in Person," (October 27th, 12:00 CDT).  Details and registration.

Member Training

Hold the date for HERC's Fall 2016 Membership Meeting:  Friday, November 18th.  Dr. Katrina Wade-Golden, Senior Research Scientist, Office of Multicultural Initiatives, University of Michigan, and co-author, The Chief Diversity Officer:  Strategy, Structure, and Change Management, will be the keynote speaker.  In the afternoon, Dr. Wade-Golden will hold a workshop for chief diversity officers on developing institutional and departmental diversity plans.

 

 

 

 

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UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

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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 body language can make or break a job interview

    Body language, such as slouching, crossed arms and head rubbing can signal to a job interviewer that a candidate is not a good match, University of Louisiana instructor Mary Fox Luquette suggests in this commentary. Before an interview, candidates should practice in front of a mirror to work on how to project confidence and friendliness, she advises. The Advertiser (Lafayette, La.) (8/21)
    22 Aug 2016 13:26:03 CDThttp://www.theadvertiser.com/story/news/2016/08/21/watch-body-language-interview/89080234/
  2. Strategies for uncovering key values in a career search

    Academics should have a good sense of their core values and use them in selecting the best career path, writes Laura Schram, an academic program officer at the University of Michigan. In this commentary, she offers four questions that can help uncover key professional values that can lead to more satisfying career choices. InsideHigherEd.com (8/22)
    22 Aug 2016 13:26:03 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2016/08/22/how-identify-your-core-values-your-career-exploration-process-essay
  3. Ideas for creating a career plan

    Forbes (8/22)
    22 Aug 2016 13:26:03 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2016/08/22/7-tips-to-kick-your-career-into-a-higher-gear/#7c027be74c8d
  4. Initial US unemployment claims decline more than anticipated

    First-time claims for jobless benefits in the US dropped by 4,000, to 262,000, last week, indicating that the steady strengthening of the US labor market is continuing. The unemployment claims are less than the 265,000 that was the median forecast of economists surveyed by Bloomberg. Bloomberg (8/18)
    22 Aug 2016 13:26:03 CDThttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-18/jobless-claims-in-u-s-decreased-more-than-forecast-last-week
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