HERC conducts research to understand job seekers and member experience looking for work in higher education and to identify how HERC can best support them during the process of finding, landing, and keeping their ideal position.
Understanding the Higher Ed Workforce
As recruitment and retention remain top of mind for higher education employers, a new report from the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) provides a timely pulse check on today’s higher ed job seekers. The report provides insights on the current job seeker landscape, factors affecting employee retention, and the value of diversity and inclusion workplace efforts.
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Reaching, Attracting, and Keeping Today's Higher Ed Professional
As employers continue to grapple with the “Great Resignation,” they are faced with filling job vacancies and addressing quickly evolving employee needs. The report delves into how to grow the job candidate pool, appeal to job seekers, and retain employees.
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DEI and the Changing Perspectives in the Higher Ed Workforce
Continued concerns about workplace health and safety, combined with challenges in finding candidates for job openings, have put pressure on higher education employers to address the changing needs and expectations of job seekers and current staff and faculty. The report addresses four topics: job searching now, job advancement, expectations of employers, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
View 2021 HERC Job Seeker Survey Report »
In Partnership with NEOED
Published in 2021, the report, sourced from a survey of nearly 200 professionals working in higher education at a variety of two-year and four-year institutions, finds that with the end of the pandemic in sight, educational institutions are looking to take the opportunity to disrupt the status quo of recruitment, onboarding, and workforce development.
View Modernization, Development & DEI Report »
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