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

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  1. Future-proof your job against automation

    Emotional intelligence and problem solving are two key areas to improve on in the age of automation, Andrew Broadbent writes. Hone these "human skills" to keep thriving in your career. The Next Web (8/11)
    13 Aug 2018 12:46:44 CDT
  2. How to respond to the "tell me about yourself" question

    Don't simply rehash your resume in chronological order when an interviewer says, "Tell me about yourself," Jim Joseph suggests. Tell short stories that show who you are as a person and that display your ability to do the job. Entrepreneur online (8/11)
    13 Aug 2018 12:46:44 CDT
  3. How to highlight emotional acumen in a job interview

    Fast Company online (8/9)
    13 Aug 2018 12:46:44 CDT
  4. US jobless claims suggest trade tensions not harming labor market

    The US Labor Department said initial unemployment claims declined by 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 213,000 last week. The drop might indicate rising trade tensions have not weakened the US economy or its labor market. Fox Business (8/9)
    13 Aug 2018 12:46:44 CDT
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