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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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.
UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
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Job seekers should treat an informational interview like a traditional interview by dressing professionally and crafting good questions to spark a deeper conversation, some experts suggest. After the interview, they should ask for other references to build a network and keep up a relationship with the current contact, they advise. Cheat Sheet (6/21)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/need-to-get-a-job-6-tips-for-great-informational-interviews.html/
Status updates and long-form posts on LinkedIn can be useful brand-building tools if you stay active and relevant in your industry, writes Cheryl Lynch Simpson. Your personal brand will also benefit when you write informative guest posts and articles for industry blogs. Forbes (6/23)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2016/06/23/how-to-position-your-personal-brand-for-next-stage-career-growth/
U.S. News & World Report (6/23)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-06-23/new-graduates-answers-to-your-burning-job-search-questions
IT skill sets that remain strong include big data, development and operations, and security, while pay for cloud skills is less popular, according to Foote Partners' IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index. The report found that 76 certifications in the security field have risen steadily for two years, with IT security management and architecture, penetration testing, forensics and cybersecurity as the top jobs in the first quarter. InfoWorld (6/22)24 Jun 2016 12:35:39 CDThttp://www.infoworld.com/article/3086835/it-jobs/tech-jobs-report-security-devops-and-big-data-stay-hot.html
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