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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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  1. Tips for seeking a job outside of academia

    Professionals seeking industry jobs outside of academia need to learn the rules about communication, interviewing and working expectations, writes David Jensen, CareerTrax founder. In this commentary, he outlines industry rules in three categories, including "rules that are true even though they should not be." Science (free content) (1/17)
    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttp://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2018/01/learn-rules-road-land-industry-job
  2. How tenured faculty can keep their careers fresh

    Newly tenured faculty members can keep their careers engaging by finding ways to bring life to their teaching by traveling or taking a sabbatical to gain new perspective, Moravian College professor Dana Dunn and University of West Florida professor Jane Halonen write in this commentary. They also suggest reaching out to colleagues for research and maintaining relationships with mentors. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (1/18)
    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttps://www.chronicle.com/article/Preventing-Post-Tenure-Malaise/242260
  3. Let go of these ideas to find career happiness

    The Muse (1/15)
    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttps://www.themuse.com/advice/what-will-make-you-happy-in-your-career?ref=recently-published-1
  4. Workers with college degrees claim most jobs

    Nearly 7.7 million of the 10.7 million jobs created from January 2013 to December 2017 went to candidates with a bachelor's degree or higher, according to a new analysis by the Brookings Institution. The authors of the report noted that even though workers without a college degree make up 60% of the workforce, they are now "effectively penalized in every phase of the business cycle." The Seattle Times (tiered subscription model) (1/17)
    19 Jan 2018 13:11:03 CSThttps://www.seattletimes.com/business/economy/no-jobs-recovery-for-many-americans-without-a-college-degree/
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