Greater Washington State HERC
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
• 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
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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- Good mentors will take an interest in the personal and professional lives of those they mentor and keep communication open, writes Shikha Jain Goodwin, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Those being mentored should respect their mentor's time and come up with clear common goals for the relationship, Goodwin suggests. Science (free content) (6/23)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://science.sciencemag.org/content/356/6344/1302
- It doesn't pay to focus too much on salary considerations when your benefits package often comprises about 30% of your overall compensation. Instead, take into account the medical insurance, paid time off and retirement benefits being offered, writes Susannah Snider. U.S. News & World Report (6/22)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2017-06-22/how-to-evaluate-an-employee-benefits-package
- San Francisco Chronicle (tiered subscription model) (6/22)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttp://blog.sfgate.com/gettowork/2017/06/22/keep-your-summer-job-search-moving-forward/
- A national survey found only 40% of female postdoctoral students who were pregnant asked for pregnancy accommodations from their institutions, even though 93% were granted. Postdocs say their hesitancy stems from a lack of family-friendly policies and research pressures in their departments. Inside Higher Ed (6/22)23 Jun 2017 12:22:13 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/06/22/survey-parent-postdocs-reveals-lack-access-paid-parental-leave-pressures-return-work
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