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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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Jobseeker Webinars

Learn how put your best foot forward as a candidate by participating in the webinar, "The Academic Job Search:  Presenting Yourself in Person," (October 27th, 12:00 CDT).  Details and registration.

Member Training

“Assessing and Advancing Campus Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,” Friday, November 18th, 8:30-3:00, Minneapolis Community and Technical College.  ­­­­UMW HERC and the NADOHE Upper Midwest Chapter are cooperating to provide diversity training for administrators, faculty, and staff from HERC and NADOHE institutions.  In the morning, Dr. Katrina Wade-Golden, Director of Evaluation and Assessment, Office of the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion, and Academic Affairs, University of Michigan, and co-author, The Chief Diversity Officer:  Strategy, Structure, and Change Management, and a panel of UMW diversity officers will address methods for assessing and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.  In the afternoon, Dr. Wade-Golden will lead a workshop on developing effective institutional diversity plans.   Additional information







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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.
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    You'll be more productive if you focus on one task at a time instead of trying to juggle several activities, writes Greg Wells. Multitasking prevents your brain from working optimally and can even temporarily lower your IQ, Wells writes. Entrepreneur online (10/20)
    24 Oct 2016 13:11:04 CDT
  2. How to be a STAR during a job interview

    Job candidates can use the STAR method to answer open-ended and behavioral-based questions during an interview, writes Saundra Loffredo, director of student and alumni affairs at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. In this blog post, she outlines the process for describing a situation, the tasks, actions taken and the results to answer challenging questions. (10/24)
    24 Oct 2016 13:11:04 CDT
  3. What do unusual questions reveal in an interview?

    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/22)
    24 Oct 2016 13:11:04 CDT
  4. Initial unemployment claims rise in US

    The number of US workers filing for jobless benefits for the first time rose 13,000 in the week that ended Oct. 15 to 260,000. It was the biggest total in six weeks. MarketWatch (10/20)
    24 Oct 2016 13:11:04 CDT
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