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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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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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  1. Emphasize transferable skills in your resume

    It's important to make note of transferable skills that work in multiple industries when writing your resume, especially if you're looking for work in a new field, Dana Plowman writes. Communication, interpersonal skills and management know-how are among the top five skills Plowman says job seekers should notate on their resumes. St. Joseph News-Press (Mo.) (7/24)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://www.newspressnow.com/jobs/article_ed8e7c67-4a46-5604-b980-104a4258d87a.html
  2. Become more helpful to get more out of your network

    You can offer more value to your networking partners by knowing your specialty and sharing your knowledge freely, writes Hallie Crawford. Focus on helping others to make it more likely you will get assistance from them, Crawford writes. U.S. News & World Report (7/26)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-07-26/3-ways-to-be-helpful-to-your-network
  3. How to get back in the work groove when vacation ends

    Forbes (7/26)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/kathryndill/2016/07/26/5-tips-for-getting-back-to-work-after-a-vacation-3/#9a119bb2b9b8
  4. Why layoffs tend to decrease diversity

    Workplace diversity often suffers when companies lay off employees, writes Alexandra Kalev of Tel Aviv University. Companies tend to base downsizing decisions on tenure and job position, and this often decreases minority and female representation, Kalev writes. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (7/26)
    27 Jul 2016 12:28:41 CDThttps://hbr.org/2016/07/how-neutral-layoffs-disproportionately-affect-women-and-minorities
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