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Dual Career LogoHelping dual-career couples is a central part of HERC’s mission. Recent research has shown that 72% of faculty members have employed partners. (Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, L. Schiebinger, A. Henderson, S. Gilmartin, Dual-career Academic Couples: What Universities Need to Know Stanford: 2008).

What HERC Offers Dual-Career Jobseekers

  • Access to the most comprehensive list of jobs at institutions within a commutable distance.
  • Dual-career search technology that enables you to search for jobs that meet both you and your partner's job search criteria
  • A comprehensive lists of articles, research, studies and links on the dual-career topic.
  • Links to institutions that have dual-career programs and policies.
  • Jobseeker webinars on dual-career subjects.

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  1. Don't shy away from negotiating a new job title

    Professionals shouldn't be hesitant to negotiate a better job title, as your title is part of your compensation and can affect your career and happiness, says Dan Cable. If your job title is generic, you can start by asking your boss what title may better reflect what the role entails. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (7/17)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttps://hbr.org/2017/07/how-to-ask-for-the-job-title-you-deserve
  2. How to prepare for a marathon job search

    Searching for a job is often like a marathon, so Katharyn Stober, the associate director for graduate student services at the Texas A&M University Career Center, suggests treating it like running by making it part of a daily schedule and finding a buddy for support and accountability. Runners do occasionally take breaks for recovery, she notes, and she suggests ways to balance the search with time for relaxation. Inside Higher Ed (7/17)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/07/17/practical-tips-improving-performance-and-building-endurance-runner-also-apply-job
  3. How to recognize an insecure boss

    Forbes (7/17)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/jmaureenhenderson/2017/07/17/five-dead-giveaways-that-youre-working-for-an-insecure-boss/#6eb63af7c527
  4. Report: Millennials worry most about financial issues

    Sixty-five percent of millennials say they are more concerned about their current financial situation than any other personal matter, including relationships and job insecurity, according to a report from BMO Wealth Management. Stephen Williams, BMO's senior vice president of wealth planning, recommends IRAs, Roth IRAs and 401(k)s as retirement-savings vehicles, which he also says are the best ways for millennials to save for major purchases. ThinkAdvisor (free registration) (7/18)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttp://www.thinkadvisor.com/2017/07/18/money-trumps-love-as-millennials-biggest-worry-bmo
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