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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

Doug teDuits
"HERC is a critical aspect of our institution’s recruitment and retention strategy. With HERC membership, the University of Houston, Downtown is reaching a highly educated and diverse talent pool for our jobs and contributing to OFCCP compliance. We have also benefited from HERC partnerships with vendors that offer significant savings on products and services. Regional member meetings allow us to share ideas, trends, and best practices with colleagues at institutions in the region. HERC membership is a great investment that returns a high yield in dividends."

- Doug teDuits, Assistant Vice President for Talent Management and Affirmative Action Officer, University of Houston, Downtown

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    Trust your instincts and take note of how you feel about a job before you go ahead and accept an offer, executive career coach Mikaela Kiner says. Career coach Dana Manciagli recommends reviewing the job description and asking yourself if you want to spend your workdays on those tasks. Glassdoor (5/18)
    21 May 2018 13:10:30 CDThttps://www.glassdoor.com/blog/right-job-offer/
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    Professionals contemplating a career in academia have various jobs they can explore, including nontenure-track teaching jobs and positions in diversity offices or libraries, writes David McDonald, assistant director of graduate services at Duke University Career Center. To find the best fit, McDonald suggests matching skills and desires with different available options. Inside Higher Ed (5/21)
    21 May 2018 13:10:30 CDThttp://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2018/05/21/suggestions-alt-ac-careers-may-be-overlooked-opinion
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    21 May 2018 13:10:30 CDThttps://www.fastcompany.com/40574192/4-ways-to-show-curiosity-in-job-interviews-and-why-you-need-to
  4. Study: 43% of households don't earn enough for basics

    Forty-three percent of households struggle to afford basic living expenses, including food, housing, transportation and health care, according to a study by the United Way ALICE Project. The study finds that 16.1 million households fall below the poverty line and that 34.7 million households earn less than what they need "to survive in the modern economy." CNNMoney (5/18)
    21 May 2018 13:10:30 CDThttp://money.cnn.com/2018/05/17/news/economy/us-middle-class-basics-study/index.html
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