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About HERC

HERC is a non-profit consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.

What HERC Offers Jobseekers

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. This means you have access to excellent faculty, research, staff and executive positions at employers around the country. If you’re part of a dual-career couple HERC has tools to help you and your partner find jobs within a commutable distance.

What HERC Offers Member Institutions

Is your campus hiring the most outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and executives? Do you have a successful strategy for assisting dual-career couples? Interested in pooling resources to increase your campus' effectiveness in these areas?

Find out how HERC member institutions work together to strategically address these recruitment priorities. HERC has developed leading regional & national higher education jobs websites, diverse job seeker pools & a network of colleagues at nearby campuses who collaborate on dual-career hiring issues and convene regularly for professional development opportunities. Members also receive special pricing from numerous higher education vendors, often saving more than the cost of membership.

Learn how HERC membership can help your institution

What HERC Offers Corporate & Non-Profit Partners

HERC offers partners the opportunity to present business solutions and information about their organizations to higher education human resources, chief academic officer, and diversity leaders – the individuals responsible for purchasing decisions at their institutions.

Learn how partnering with HERC can help your organization

Eddie Freeman
“Outreach to diverse candidates during recruiting is essential. HERC has partnerships with organizations whose constituents are women, minorities, GLBT, and disabled. Our campus knows that by posting jobs on the HERC website we are reaching an extremely diverse talent pool.”

- Eddie Freeman, Executive Director, Employment & Equal Opportunity Services, The University of Texas at Arlington

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    College graduates should begin socking away money for retirement during their first job out of school, writes financial expert Peter Dunn. A $250 investment each month could grow to more than $1.3 million over a 45-year career, Dunn writes in this commentary. USA Today (4/20)
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    Schedule job interviews during your lunch break, at the end of the day or when you're working from home to avoid raising suspicions by your current employer, Alyse Kalish writes. Work on your applications at home and refrain from talking about your job search with colleagues. The Muse (4/19)
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    Initial claims for unemployment benefits in the US fell for the week ended April 14 to 232,000, and the unemployment rate sits at 4.1%, according to the last figures from the Labor Department. Sustained job growth remains in place as the country added 103,000 jobs in March. Reuters (4/19)
    23 Apr 2018 13:14:42 CDThttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-unemployment/u-s-weekly-jobless-claims-dip-in-latest-week-idUSKBN1HQ1QY
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