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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. How to decide between two jobs

    A simple scorecard can help you decide between two jobs based on factors such as salary, schedule and workload, writes Allison Rimm. With the scorecard, job seekers weigh the importance of such factors and multiply the importance weight by the score for each job before arriving at a total. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (4/27)
    28 Apr 2017 12:26:09 CDThttps://hbr.org/2017/04/a-scorecard-to-help-you-compare-two-jobs
  2. Tips for working with a bad boss

    Try to be empathetic and tactful even if you're frustrated by working with a difficult boss, writes Ashley Stahl. Be careful about venting your frustrations to colleagues or doing anything else that can burn bridges within your department or company, Stahl writes. Forbes (4/26)
    28 Apr 2017 12:26:09 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleystahl/2017/04/26/7-ways-to-deal-with-a-difficult-boss/#483d0d9d5ed9
  3. When is it time to quit a job?

    The Seattle Times (tiered subscription model) (4/27)
    28 Apr 2017 12:26:09 CDThttp://www.seattletimes.com/nwshowcase/careers/how-to-know-when-to-give-up-on-a-job/
  4. Study: CEO jobs are still overwhelmingly male

    The US, where 8% of CEO spots are held by women, outpaces France, Germany and the UK with female representation in top jobs, according to a study by Heidrick & Struggles. However, that number fell between 2015 and 2016, while the UK saw its female representation tick upward during the same time span. CNBC (4/25)
    28 Apr 2017 12:26:09 CDThttp://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/25/female-ceos-are-still-extremely-rare-in-the-us-and-europe.html
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