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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.

Recent College Graduate?

Listen to how HERC can help you find employment within higher education.

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Click below to hear what those who accepted positions at UMW HERC institutions have to say about living and working in the region.

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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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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='http://www.smartbrief.com/herc/index.jsp?sb_code=rss'>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. Strategies for Ph.D.s transitioning to a new field

    Academics thinking of transitioning to another field between a Ph.D. and postdoc appointment must do research and find ways to highlight how their experience will transfer, some experts say. They should talk with mentors about the change, keep connections in the old field, and consider writing about the transition and the skills it requires, they advise. Science magazine (free content) (8/28)
    31 Aug 2015 12:50:18 CDThttp://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_08_28/science.opms.r1500156
  2. Focus on small -- but constant -- improvements to live and work better

    By focusing on improvements in your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being, you'll be in the best position to succeed personally and professionally, according to James Altucher. Little things such as sleeping better, being around people who support you emotionally, brainstorming ideas and feeling gratitude can help you improve in all four areas. Fast Company online (8/28)
    31 Aug 2015 12:50:18 CDThttp://www.fastcompany.com/3050212/know-it-all/the-only-two-rules-you-need-to-know-to-be-successful-in-work-and-life
  3. One small trick to make conference calls better for everyone

    SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership (8/28)
    31 Aug 2015 12:50:18 CDThttp://smartblogs.com/leadership/2015/08/28/productivity-tip-make-your-phone-meetings-more-effective/
  4. Survey: Workers disdain jobs that lack 401(k)s

    Nine out of 10 workers say they would reconsider a job that doesn't include a 401(k) plan, a Schwab Retirement Plan Services survey says. But many respondents cited relatively low participation in existing retirement plans. Employee Benefit Adviser (8/27)
    31 Aug 2015 12:50:18 CDThttp://eba.benefitnews.com/news/retirement/401k-viewed-as-essential-benefit-2747196-1.html
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