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

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  1. How academics can find work-life balance

    Academics, especially those in the science field, should keep work-life balance in mind when searching for a new job and should ask about an organization's policies and attitudes on the subject, writes CareerTrax founder David Jensen. Professionals also should identify their own work-life balance needs and find a job that's a good fit, he advises in this commentary. Science (free content) (2/14)
    16 Feb 2018 13:38:50 CST
  2. Be careful what you put on your LinkedIn profile

    Never criticize a company or a person on your LinkedIn profile, and don't post unprofessional or inappropriate images, writes Liz Ryan. Be aware that your comments on other people's blog posts and your status updates will appear on your profile, she writes. Forbes (2/14)
    16 Feb 2018 13:38:50 CST
  3. Use a checklist to avoid errors on a resume

    Glassdoor (2/14)
    16 Feb 2018 13:38:50 CST
  4. Grad student unions pull their NLRB petitions

    Three private college graduate student unions have withdrawn their petitions for elections from review by the National Labor Relations Board, saying they'll work for recognition within their institutions. A statement from graduate union members at the University of Chicago pointed to the anti-union climate of the NLRB under President Donald Trump for their decision. Inside Higher Ed (2/15)
    16 Feb 2018 13:38:50 CST
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