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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 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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Did you or a colleague, friend, or family member find a job through HERC?  If so, let us know by sending an e-mail to umwherc@umn.edu

UMW Updates

Member Training.  HERC sponsored a search committee training event on April 22nd, 2015, at the University of Minnesota.  Staff from WISELI helped participants learn how to minimize bias in the search process.  

 

 

 

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  1. Why "friend-tors" are more valuable than mentors

    Instead of finding mentors, Shiza Shahid, co-founder and ambassador of Malala Fund, recommends that people surround themselves with "friend-tors" made up of a supportive community of peers. "So my advice to young professionals is: stop seeking mentors in the hopes that they will 'lift' you up. Instead, go out and create a community that will push you, support you, and teach you," she says. Fortune (5/21)
    22 May 2015 12:42:17 CDThttp://fortune.com/2015/05/21/shiza-shahid-importance-of-a-mentor/
  2. What college graduates need to know to start their own business

    College graduates who want to start their own business need to develop a detailed business plan to secure the funding they may need, Andres Focil, founder of WebME Technologies and co-founder of Corretucasa, writes in this commentary. He also recommends having at least six months in reserve cash and finding mentors who can help navigate the startup phase. Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model) (5/21)
    22 May 2015 12:42:17 CDThttp://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/hub/chi-yec-starting-business-after-graduation-bsi-hub-story.html
  3. Why career networks should be both deep and meaningful

    U.S. News & World Report (5/21)
    22 May 2015 12:42:17 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2015/05/21/how-to-build-a-substantive-network
  4. Ga. Regents grants raises to 3 public college presidents

    The presidents of three of Georgia's top public universities have been granted significant raises by the Board of Regents. Starting July 1, Georgia Tech President "Bud" Peterson and Georgia State University President Mark Becker will each be paid just over $1 million in both the current fiscal year and in fiscal 2016. Jere Morehead, president of the University of Georgia, will earn $811,376. The board said the raises were necessary to retain the presidents. American City Business Journals (5/21)
    22 May 2015 12:42:17 CDThttp://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/capitol_vision/2015/05/top-georgia-public-university-presidents-get-big.html
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