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About New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC

Vision

To promote equity and excellence in higher education recruitment in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

Mission

The NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC supports the efforts of each of its member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through the sharing of information and resources.

Goals

  • Promote awareness of the NJ/Eastern PA/DE Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
  • Share successful methods and best practices for addressing recruitment and retention issues, including issues related to partner placement and diversity.
  • Develop and promote a collaborative employment website for faculty and staff positions at member institutions in NJ/Eastern PA/DE.
  • Attract the most talented and diverse candidates to our member institutions.
  • Advance the efforts of member institutions to assist dual-career couples.
  • Promote NJ/Eastern PA/DE higher education as an employment sector of choice.
  • Ensure our members remain on the cutting edge of best recruitment and retention practices.

Membership Benefits

  • Become featured on the only comprehensive higher education employment website in the NJ/Eastern PA/DE area
  • Receive unlimited access to posting faculty and staff jobs
  • Reach job seekers directly with e-mail job alerts
  • Assist dual-career couples with the website's ability to conduct dual-career searches
  • Broaden your applicant pool
  • Gain coverage in press releases, media events, and marketing and advertising efforts
  • Network with other institutions at members-only meetings
  • Exchange information on best practices in recruitment and retention, partner placement and diversity
  • Help shape the future of the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC
Tim Austin
"Holy Cross made two faculty hires from HERC during our first year of membership.”

- Tim Austin, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, College of the Holy Cross

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  1. How does online activity affect a job search?

    To learn more about candidates, job interviewers often ask candidates about the websites they visit regularly, says career strategist Mary Grace Gardner. The question also is a reminder to candidates to create a professional social media presence for employers to see, suggests Rosemary Haefner, chief human resources officer at CareerBuilder. CNBC (10/15)
    16 Oct 2017 12:24:11 CDThttps://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/13/how-to-answer-the-interview-question-whats-your-favorite-website.html
  2. Strategies for postdocs to broaden career horizons

    Graduate and postdoctoral students can broaden their career horizons by getting involved in campus organizations and attending cross-disciplinary lectures, writes Lynn Talton, director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at the University of California at Los Angeles. They also should look out for good professional-development opportunities, Talton suggests in this commentary. Inside Higher Ed (10/16)
    16 Oct 2017 12:24:11 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/10/16/finding-better-balance-your-work-essay
  3. Which careers offer the most flexibility?

    Forbes (10/12)
    16 Oct 2017 12:24:11 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2017/10/12/flex-time-jobs-the-10-best-career-fields-for-making-your-own-schedule/#48779bd576b9
  4. How does Trump's executive order change the ACA?

    President Donald Trump issued an executive order Thursday he said increases competition in the insurance market and gives Americans more choices. Tami Luhby looks at how the order strays from the Affordable Care Act, letting small businesses collectively buy health insurance, extending short-term plans and potentially allowing employers to reimburse workers to buy insurance on their own. CNNMoney (10/13)
    16 Oct 2017 12:24:11 CDThttp://money.cnn.com/2017/10/12/news/economy/trump-health-care-executive-order/index.html?iid=hp-toplead-dom
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