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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. Choose passion over pay when deciding a career path

    Let what you love to do guide your career, advises AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes. "You've got to enjoy going to work and when you're passionate about something, when you enjoy it, you're going to be better at it," he said. CNBC (3/19)
    21 Mar 2018 12:05:18 CDT
  2. Knowledge is key when interviewing for a job

    Consult with industry insiders, and learn what you can about potential interviewers to gain a competitive edge before your next job interview, writes Emily Moore. In addition, avoid requesting a certain salary and opt to let the employer name a salary range. Glassdoor (3/15)
    21 Mar 2018 12:05:18 CDT
  3. Spring is the perfect time to review a career

    U.S. News & World Report (3/19)
    21 Mar 2018 12:05:18 CDT
  4. Commentary: Working past retirement may not be so simple

    Data from the Employee Benefit Research Institute show 79% of Americans expect to bolster their income in later years by working past the traditional retirement age of 65, but columnist Michelle Singletary argues that this might not be as simple as it seems. People may find themselves simply incapable of working once they reach a certain age and, despite legislation, employers are frequently reluctant to hire older people. The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (3/19)
    21 Mar 2018 12:05:18 CDT
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