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Resources for Member Institutions

HERC provides recruitment and retention resources developed by members for members. We understand that successful recruitment is more than posting positions on a job board and culling resumes. It is a purposeful, collaborative, and evolving process – one that we work to support every day.

We encourage you to review and share the following HERC member resources with any colleagues who play a role in selecting candidates and who may be involved in developing and implementing your campus diversity plan or dual-career program.

 

HERC Job Board

HERC’s job board (www.hercjobs.org) gives you direct access to the most talented and diverse professionals in higher ed. Your membership includes unlimited job postings on our website and access to our CV/resume database. We also include your enhanced institutional profile for free so that you can share your commitment to diversity and dual-career couples with potential candidates. We provide multiple job-posting options, which your regional director will review with you.

 

Professional Development

HERC provides a monthly webinar calendar on current diversity topics and institutional best practices for recruitment, retention, mentoring, community-building and more. These webinars qualify for SHRM and HRCI certification credits and are free to your entire campus community – senior administrators, staff, faculty, and anyone serving on search committees who can benefit from these learning opportunities.

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Dual-Career

HERC makes it easier to support dual-career couples by connecting you with dual-career programs and leaders from neighboring institutions, including dual-career search options on our website, and providing dual-career postcards you can include in your recruitment packets. As a new HERC member, your institution will be included on our “Campuses with Dual-Career Programs” webpage. We encourage you to share a link to www.hercjobs.org from your institution’s dual-career webpage. Ask your regional director about opportunities to connect with other dual-career professionals in your area.

 

OFCCP Compliance

HERC conducts national outreach to connect with exceptional and diverse jobseekers, including representation at diversity conferences across the country, to increase the visibility of member jobs among diverse candidates. The HERC outreach campaign is supported by member dues and thus member institutions may include it in their annual OFCCP compliance reports as part of good-faith efforts to reach minorities, veterans and professionals with disabilities. View our 2015-16 Outreach Campaign Look-Book to learn more about our outreach efforts on behalf of member institutions.

 

Discounts with Higher Education Vendors

HERC negotiates discounts with corporate and non-profit partners on behalf of our member institutions. Discounts may include reduced rates on other diversity job boards, advertising in diversity publications, and additional services for retaining your valued employees. View our 2016 Buyer’s Guide to view all of our partners and discounts.

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  1. How to make the most of a summer internship

    College students can get the most out of a summer internship by being eager to learn, asking for extra duties and networking with coworkers, some career experts advise. Interns also should track their accomplishments and new skills to help them build their resume for their next job search, they suggest. CNBC (6/20)
    21 Jun 2017 12:58:45 CDThttp://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/20/6-things-to-do-to-in-the-first-month-of-your-internship.html
  2. How academics can bring meaning to their careers

    Academics can steer their careers in meaningful ways by identifying a purpose and making -- and sticking with -- long-term and short-term plans, writes Saint Joseph's University professor Aimee LaPointe Terosky. Successful academics also are intentional in creating professional relationships and helping others along the way, she suggests. Inside Higher Ed (6/20)
    21 Jun 2017 12:58:45 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/06/20/common-ways-scholars-have-effectively-shaped-their-careers-essay
  3. 4 skills hiring managers are seeking

    The Seattle Times (tiered subscription model) (6/20)
    21 Jun 2017 12:58:45 CDThttp://www.seattletimes.com/nwshowcase/careers/what-the-hiring-manager-is-really-thinking-about-you-during-that-job-interview/
  4. Report: Workers will need global skills by 2020

    As new technology brings global connections to the workforce, employers are seeking more from workers, according to data from the nonprofit Institute for the Future. The report outlines 10 workforce skills that will be needed by 2020, including cross-cultural competence and literacy in new media. eCampus News (free registration) (6/20)
    21 Jun 2017 12:58:45 CDThttps://www.ecampusnews.com/stem/top-workforce-skills-2020/
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