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Upper Midwest HERC

Welcome to the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC). Our institutions are committed to helping job seekers identify employment opportunities and cultural resources within the geographic region.  The Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium provides the largest higher education job board in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, and western Wisconsin, listing all open faculty, staff, and executive positions at over 50 colleges and universities.

As a non-profit consortium of higher education employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.

To learn more about living in the Upper Midwest, vist our regional information page.

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Virtual Career Fair for Academic Job Seekers

The Upper Midwest and Greater Missouri HERCs are hosting a virtual career fair on October 6th.  Please join us to learn about employment opportunities at our member colleges and universities.

Member Professional Development

Fall 2017 Membership Meeting.  "Leveraging Diversity:  The Department Chairs' Transformative Role."  Friday, November 17th, 10:00-3:00, St. Catherine University. Dr. Edna Chun will address the role of department chairs as diversity leaders.  Register

Webinar. "Unconscious Bias in the Search Process."  Thursday, November 30th, 11:00-12:00.  Register



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UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

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Designed specifically for the jobseeker, the HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief is a FREE, daily e-mail newsletter. By providing the latest need-to-know industry news and information, HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart.&nbsp;Click&nbsp; <a href=''>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. These interview questions have hidden meanings

    When hiring managers ask you about a time when you failed at something, what they really want to know is how honest and self-aware you are, writes Rich Bellis. Also, when you're asked about what attracted you to an opportunity, interviewers actually want to make sure you understand the job and that you're motivated to do it. Fast Company online (9/19)
    20 Sep 2017 12:51:11 CDT
  2. Positive qualities will help you gain influence with others

    The old methods of gaining influence and power over others by force, through deception or by showing disregard, are no longer effective, writes Marcel Schwantes. If you want to be more influential to your colleagues, showcase your kindness, enthusiasm and openness to new ideas, Schwantes writes. Inc. online (9/19)
    20 Sep 2017 12:51:11 CDT
  3. What women really want in the workplace

    Research suggests that women in leadership roles may not feel quite as good about their workplaces as men do, which could affect retention. Women report being more likely to stay with a company for the long term if they are treated as full team members, no matter what their position is. Fortune (9/15)
    20 Sep 2017 12:51:11 CDT
  4. Course growth leads U. of Ga. to hire new faculty

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (free content) (9/19)
    20 Sep 2017 12:51:11 CDT
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