Information for Prospective Member Institutions
The New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC region welcomes new members! We represent the New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware region in a growing network of over 700 higher education and affiliated employers across the nation that are working to advance equity and excellence in our workplaces and across the higher education workforce.
Watch our video below with member interviews to learn more about HERC’s impact.
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HERC WILL HELP YOUR INSTITUTION:
Reduce the high cost of recruiting with unlimited job postings on HERC’s job boards, automatic cross-posting to Google for jobs, and with negotiated savings on recruitment services from our partners.
Reach talented and diverse candidates through HERC’s job board, direct OFCCP-compliant outreach at diversity and disciplinary conferences and job fairs, and targeted advertising campaigns.
Create inclusive workplaces through online and in-person staff training, sharing best practices at regional meetings, and exclusive diversity and inclusion toolkits.
Assist dual-career couples through HERC’s regional network of members, online dual-career job search tools on our website, and printed materials for employee recruitment packets.
There’s never been a better time for institutional collaboration. Working together we can create systemic change and harness our collective power to develop innovative tools that can be shared and leveraged, so we are all better equipped to cultivate a talented workforce as diverse as the people we serve.
To be a member, institutions must meet all of the following criteria:
- Be an accredited institution of higher education or non-profit organization located in NJ, eastern PA or DE.
- Pay membership dues to NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC.
- Maintain current and accurate listings of open academic and staff positions on the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC website.
- Collaborate with fellow members in assisting dual career partners.
In addition to increased visibility for their commitment to diversity and inclusion, members receive cutting-edge recruitment and training resources to support their human resources, faculty affairs, and diversity offices.
For more information please email the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC Director.
“HERC membership offers the University of Wisconsin River Falls online recruitment advertising, help for our dual-career couples, professional development meetings and webinars, and member discounts. All of these benefits are included in very affordable annual membership dues.”Share Your HERC Story
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- Searching for a job during the summer has both pros and cons, including less competition, but a slower hiring process as managers at organizations take vacations, writes career expert Caroline Ceniza-Levine. To speed things up, candidates should seek new networking contacts and give prospective employers deadlines or let them know when you have other offers, Ceniza-Levine suggests in this commentary. Forbes (7/15)16 Jul 2018 14:33:51 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinecenizalevine/2018/07/15/seven-reasons-why-summer-is-good-and-bad-for-your-job-search/
- Academics seeking a faculty job should determine an endpoint to their search and consider other careers, writes Derek Attig, director of career development at the Graduate College of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this commentary, he suggests several factors to consider, including finances and career priorities. Inside Higher Ed (7/16)16 Jul 2018 14:33:51 CDThttp://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2018/07/16/how-determine-how-long-continue-faculty-job-search-opinion
- Fast Company online (7/15)16 Jul 2018 14:33:51 CDThttps://www.fastcompany.com/90201520/the-mistake-that-almost-got-me-fired-but-transformed-my-career
- The House Ways and Means Committee approved a bill that would postpone a tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health plans until 2022 and suspend employer-mandate penalties incurred from 2015 through 2019. The panel also advanced legislation that would permit anyone to buy a catastrophic plan and allow consumers to use the Affordable Care Act's tax credits for plans bought outside of ACA exchanges. The Hill (7/12)16 Jul 2018 14:33:51 CDThttp://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/396770-house-panel-passes-bill-that-would-repeal-obamacares-employer-mandate
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