New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC
Developed in 2006, the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is a collaborative response of member institutions to the many challenges ofacademic recruitment and retention. Of particular interest to the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is finding effective ways to assist the spouses and partners of faculty and staff to secure area employment and ways to address issues of faculty and staff diversity.
A vital aspect of the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is the web-based search engine that includes faculty and staff job listings at all member institutions. This search engine is free and available to anyone seeking employment in higher education. The central location of job postings and regional resources as well as the website's ability to accommodate dual-career searches distinguishes NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC from other employment websites.
The NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is composed of a diverse group of public and independent schools, colleges, and universities. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts.
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New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC covers New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, central Pennsylvania, southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
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Graduate and postdoctoral students can use grant applications to build their career confidence and their network, writes Victoria McGovern, a senior program officer at the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. In this commentary, she suggests connecting with successful grant writers as well as granting agencies to build relationships. InsideHigherEd.com (3/27)27 Mar 2017 12:48:42 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/03/27/why-graduate-students-and-postdocs-should-pursue-grants-their-work-essay
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A majority of US workers, totaling 84% across all demographic and ethnic groups, declared themselves in favor of state-sponsored retirement programs in a survey by AARP. While seven states operate plans of this type, there is some speculation that the US Senate may order employers to be their sponsors and fiduciaries instead. Financial Advisor online (3/23)27 Mar 2017 12:48:42 CDThttp://www.fa-mag.com/news/u-s--workers-strongly-support-state-sponsored-retirement-accoutns-31974.html
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