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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 19-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 translate academic work into job skills

    Recent college graduates need to find ways to translate their academic experience into skills employers are seeking, says Emily Seamone, a career adviser at the City University of New York Graduate Center. They should find ways to tell stories about overcoming adversity and explain how subjects studied have promoted problem-solving and communication skills, Seamone advises. FastCoDesign (4/18)
    20 Apr 2018 12:18:29 CDThttps://www.fastcompany.com/40557157/new-grads-heres-how-to-discuss-your-classwork-in-job-interviews
  2. Consider these points before resigning

    Before quitting your job, ask yourself if it's possible to change the things you don't like about your job, or if there may be opportunities outside the office, writes career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine. "Your day-to-day work isn't the only way to find challenge and growth," she writes. Forbes (4/16)
    20 Apr 2018 12:18:29 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinecenizalevine/2018/04/16/before-you-quit-your-job-five-options-for-breaking-out-of-a-career-plateau/#6be82a9a7c16
  3. How to handle salary history questions

    PBS (4/17)
    20 Apr 2018 12:18:29 CDThttps://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/ask-the-headhunter/ask-the-headhunter-when-job-interviewers-ask-for-your-salary-history-do-this-instead
  4. Study considers gender gap in academic publishing

    A study shows that male academics still outnumber women as lead authors published in academic journals in most fields, with the widest gap in such areas as computer science, physics and math. Researchers say reforms in peer review and academic publishing are needed, as well as changes in parental-leave policies and the mitigation of hiring biases. Times Higher Education (UK) (free registration) (4/19)
    20 Apr 2018 12:18:29 CDThttps://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/gender-parity-science-generations-away#survey-answer
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