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Welcome to the Greater Washington State HERC! 

Our job board lists the faculty, staff and executive positions at distinguished colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and research institutes in our region.  GWS HERC is a non-profit consortium of higher education and affiliated employers.  We are part of the 18-region HERC network. 

Use our website to have access to:

•   Simplified Job Searching - improved search filters, e-alerts, and simplified user interface
•   Enhanced Dual-Career Options - easier process for linking your search and your partner's
•   CV/Resume Builder - convenient uploading, formatting, and saving options
•   Searchable Portfolio - ability to upload more materials/file formats for better exposure to
    employers
•   Google Maps - quick assessment of potential commutes from our job detail screen
•   Mobile Access - better access your account and jobs while you're on the go
 

Mission

Our mission is to advance the efforts of our member organizations to recruit and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and to assist dual-career couples.  Our organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and in providing an environment sensitive to work/life balance.  We understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career technology.

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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. 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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