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HR: End of the Road or Beginning of the Journey?

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On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) is holding their 11th annual HR business conference. This important one-day conference attracts more than 200 human resources professionals, graudate students and HR faculty experts.

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On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) is holding their 11th annual HR business conference. This important one-day conference attracts more than 200 human resources professionals, graudate students and HR faculty experts. Firms already confirmed to present on this timely topic include: J & J; Ingersoll Rand; Ultimate Software; and Towers Watson.

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Professor Barbara A. Lee Is Appointed Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Professor Barbara A. Lee, former dean of the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) and current chair of SMLR’s Department of Human Resource Management, has been appointed Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (SVPAA) for Rutgers University. She will begin her tenure on July 1, 2015.

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Professor Barbara A. Lee, former SMLR dean and current chair of SMLR’s Department of Human Resource Management, has been appointed Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (SVPAA) for Rutgers University. She will begin her tenure on July 1, 2015.

Mid-Year Fellows Workshop Brings Together More Than 80 Scholars

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On January 11-13, SMLR held its annual Mid-Year Fellows Workshop in Honor of Louis O. Kelso which brought together more than 80 scholars from the School of Management and Labor Relations’ (SMLR) Fellowship Program, focused on studying broad-based employee stock ownership and profit sharing in business and in society. They were joined by visiting scholars, SMLR Ph.D.students, faculty mentors, and special guests from around the world at the Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center in New Brunswick, NJ.

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On January 11-13, SMLR held its Mid-Year Fellows Workshop In Honor of Louis O. Kelso, which brought together more than 80 scholars to present their research, receive feedback on their work, and collaborate in an effort to advance their fields.

Sammy Garcia, MLER '13 and MHRM ’15, Earns First HR Position

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Garcia Credits SMLR's Support

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Sammy Garcia, MHRM'15, credits SMLR’s Career Services and Rutgers’ Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) with providing her with this opportunity—her first job in HR.

Worker Centers: Community Based and Worker Led Organizations

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Worker centers are community-based and worker-led organizations that organize, advocate and provide services to low wage workers, many of them immigrants. The cornerstone of centers is a base of workers who reflect on their experiences, place them in the context of race, gender, class and the global economy and take strategic action on their own behalves to campaign for transformative public policy, workplace and societal change. 

View a map of U.S. worker centers

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View a map of U.S. worker centers. The project team for this research was led by Rutgers SMLR Professor Janice Fine and University of Illinois Professor Nik Theodore.

Photos From SMLR's 20th Anniversary Celebration

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On November 24, SMLR held a reception to honor the school’s 20th anniversary. Gabrielle Carteris, star of Beverly Hills 90210 and EVP of SAG-AFTRA, served as a guest speaker. More than 150 people attended the celebration. View photos of all speakers, our sponsors, alumni, and friends.

90210 Star, Union Leader Speaks at Rutgers SMLR's 20th Anniversary Celebration

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November 25, 2014

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Questions and photo requests for Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations can be directed to Renée Walker at rwalker@smlr.rutgers.edu or 848-445-7582.

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SMLR held a reception on November 24 to honor the school’s 20th anniversary. Gabrielle Carteris, an actress known for her role on the television show Beverly Hills 90210 and who serves as executive vice president of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (SAG-AFTRA), attended as a guest speaker. More than 150 people attended the celebration.

WINGS Welcomes Three New Sponsors

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Women Investing In and Guiding Women (WINGS) welcomed three new sponsors in 2014. PSEG, Avon and Covance have joined Wells Fargo, Johnson & Johnson and Accenture to provide outstanding mentoring opportunities for Rutgers undergraduate women students. Thanks to these six companies, 60 Rutgers students are gaining valuable insights from experienced business women about how to make the transition from college to the workplace.

Undergraduate Team Wins Third Annual HR Case Competition

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On November 21, 2014, five teams of HR students completed the final round of the HR RU SHRM/Jim Chelius/ADP HR Case Competition. The five teams were judged by ADP's leading executives.