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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.  "Innovative Approaches to Developing, Recruiting, and Retaining Faculty and Staff of Color,” HERC's fall membership meeting, was held November 20th at the Eden Prairie campus of Hennepin Technical College.  Click here to view the meeting's presentations.




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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. Overqualified? Be proactive to address employer concerns

    If you're overqualified for a position, bring up the subject before the employer does in an interview, says career coach Renee Lee Rosenberg. Explain why you're interested in the position to help ease any concerns about your long-term viability. Fortune (11/29)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
  2. Why academics need to set their own definition of career success

    Academic job seekers must put aside the expectations of others and set their own measures for career success, suggests Stephanie Eberle, director of the Stanford University School of Medicine Career Center. "Until we question the beliefs that we hold about career success, and explore the impact they have on our actions, we remain tied to them," Eberle writes. (11/30)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
  3. How to cultivate a professional online presence

    U.S. News & World Report (11/25)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
  4. Survey: Most employers to use internships to recruit college grads

    Employers are expected to increase hiring of college graduates by 15% this year, according a survey by the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University. The survey found that 96% of employers plan to use college internship programs and summer co-op jobs to recruit new hires. Times Union (Albany, N.Y.) (11/28)
    30 Nov 2015 12:52:49 CST
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