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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, 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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UMW Updates

Job Seeker Webinar. "THRIVE Matrix: The Six Strategic Influences Every Academic Should Cultivate for Career Growth and Success." Thursday, February 11th, 12:00 CST.  Register

Member Training.  Join us for HERC's Fall 2015 Membership Meeting, "Innovative Approaches to Developing, Recruiting, and Retaining Faculty and Staff of Color,” on Friday, November 20th, from 8:30-12:00, at the Eden Prairie campus of Hennepin Technical College.  Details and registration.




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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=''>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. Why every career needs a passion project

    Professionals who want to advance in their careers should find a passion project at work that inspires creativity and provides a sense of fulfillment, career expert Chrissy Scivicque suggests. In this blog post, she outlines steps to identify such a project and how to get management support. U.S. News & World Report (11/24)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
  2. How graduate students can prepare for nonacademic jobs

    Graduate students need to work with their faculty advisers to prepare for both academic and nonacademic jobs, Fordham University professor Leonard Cassuto writes. In this commentary, he presents a case study outlining how one adviser and student at Pennsylvania State University worked together to build transferable skills. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (11/23)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
  3. Flat job-quitting rate may reflect low confidence in labor market

    The number of people quitting their jobs in September in the US was 2.7 million, consistent with the previous 13 months, according to the Labor Department. UBS economist Samuel Coffin says, "Employees do not seem confident enough in the labor market to quit jobs at nearly the rate they did during the last expansion." USA Today (11/24)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
  4. Millennials with student debt are socking away less for retirement

    Employee Benefit News (11/24)
    25 Nov 2015 11:43:20 CST
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