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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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  1. Make informational interviews beneficial to all

    The primary goal of asking a professional for an informational interview is to discover if a new career is the right fit and to develop a mutually beneficial relationship, writes career coach Tad Mayer. Interviewers should request advice on how to enter that career and learn how they can be helpful to their colleagues in return, he suggests. Ladders (8/17)
    18 Aug 2017 13:44:57 CDThttps://www.theladders.com/p/25610/informational-interviews-advice
  2. Small talk is the key to better networking

    If you want to become a better networker, you have to develop your ability to engage in small talk, writes Peter Gasca. Practice by working on encouraging others to talk about themselves instead of getting on your phone when you're in public without anything else to do, Gasca writes. Inc. online (8/15)
    18 Aug 2017 13:44:57 CDThttps://www.inc.com/peter-gasca/this-lost-art-might-help-you-master-your-networkin.html
  3. Avoid these questions at the first job interview

    Forbes (8/17)
    18 Aug 2017 13:44:57 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2017/08/17/what-not-to-ask-in-an-initial-job-interview/#63de6a125dc7
  4. Job seekers endure longer hiring processes

    The hiring process currently takes an average of 23.8 days -- an increase from 2014, when the average was 22.9 days, according to Glassdoor. Average hiring times vary from region to region, but the difference between industries is more significant, says Glassdoor economist Andrew Chamberlain. USA Today (8/9)
    18 Aug 2017 13:44:57 CDThttps://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/08/09/its-taking-longer-than-ever-get-hired-glassdoor-survey-shows/551001001/
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