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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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Did you or a colleague, friend, or family member find a job through HERC?  If so, let us know by sending an e-mail to umwherc@umn.edu.

Attention 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

HOLD THE DATE:  The UMW HERC fall 2017 meeting will be held on Friday, November 17th, at St. Catherine University. Dr. Edna Chun will address the role of department chairs as diversity leaders.

 

 

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

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  1. Don't shy away from negotiating a new job title

    Professionals shouldn't be hesitant to negotiate a better job title, as your title is part of your compensation and can affect your career and happiness, says Dan Cable. If your job title is generic, you can start by asking your boss what title may better reflect what the role entails. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (7/17)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttps://hbr.org/2017/07/how-to-ask-for-the-job-title-you-deserve
  2. How to prepare for a marathon job search

    Searching for a job is often like a marathon, so Katharyn Stober, the associate director for graduate student services at the Texas A&M University Career Center, suggests treating it like running by making it part of a daily schedule and finding a buddy for support and accountability. Runners do occasionally take breaks for recovery, she notes, and she suggests ways to balance the search with time for relaxation. Inside Higher Ed (7/17)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2017/07/17/practical-tips-improving-performance-and-building-endurance-runner-also-apply-job
  3. How to recognize an insecure boss

    Forbes (7/17)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/jmaureenhenderson/2017/07/17/five-dead-giveaways-that-youre-working-for-an-insecure-boss/#6eb63af7c527
  4. Report: Millennials worry most about financial issues

    Sixty-five percent of millennials say they are more concerned about their current financial situation than any other personal matter, including relationships and job insecurity, according to a report from BMO Wealth Management. Stephen Williams, BMO's senior vice president of wealth planning, recommends IRAs, Roth IRAs and 401(k)s as retirement-savings vehicles, which he also says are the best ways for millennials to save for major purchases. ThinkAdvisor (free registration) (7/18)
    19 Jul 2017 13:44:08 CDThttp://www.thinkadvisor.com/2017/07/18/money-trumps-love-as-millennials-biggest-worry-bmo
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