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SMLR Welcomed Students, Alumni, and Friends During Rutgers Day

 

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On April 27, Rutgers SMLR held its activities on Busch campus and welcomed the crowd of 83,000 people who attended the university's fifth annual event. Thank you to the approximately 25 SMLR students and alumni who graciously volunteered to help promote our school and the students, alumni, and friends who attended! View our photo album on Facebook.

SMLR’s Researchers Analyze and Report On Colorado’s SECTORS Initiative

Strategies Are Recommended To Help Improve The State’s Economic Conditions

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The State of Colorado has adopted Strategies to Enhance Colorado's Talent Through Regional Solutions (SECTORS) and tasked a group of SMLR’s researchers to analyze the results of its pilot programs. Find out how these public-private partnerships can improve an industry's workforce.

Mary Ann Beyster Explains How Empowered Employees Translate Into Business Success

 

How can organizations allow employees to contribute to and benefit from the company’s success?

What happens when workers are empowered in their work environments?

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On April 17, Mary Ann Beyster, president of the Foundation for Enterprise Development, explained to LER students how organizations can give employees the freedom to create the kind of business and environment they would be passionate to work in while also giving employees ownership of that same organization and the rewards commensurate with their contributions.

Model Sara Ziff and SAG-AFTRA’S Roberta Reardon Judge LER Class’ Case Competition

Two Graduate Teams Tied As Winners

Sara Ziff, the founder and director of The Model Alliance, and Roberta Reardon, co-president of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), served as judges for SMLR’s Master’s Leadership Case Competition, held on April 24 at the Labor Education Center.

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Graduate students in the Leadership in Work Organizations course formed teams and were tasked with analyzing The Model Alliance. While the entire class gave strong presentations, it was Teams 1 and 4 that won the Master’s Leadership Case Competition. Congratulations!

RU SHRM Hosts Its 9th Annual Human Resources Conference

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The Rutgers University award-winning graduate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) welcomed more than 270 distinguished guests at its 9th annual conference,The Business of HR, on March 26, 2013.

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The award-winning Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) welcomed more than 270 distinguished guests at its 9th annual conference,“The Business of HR,” on March 26. SMLR's future HR leaders and expert HR faculty and staff were brought together with leading HR executives to discuss ways of strengthening HR’s strategic position in business.

Health Care Industry Week's Opening Ceremony (Videos)


Above: Rutgers SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman gives the opening remarks during the kick-off of New Jersey Health Care Industry Week.

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In response to the growing demand for jobs in the health care industry, New Jersey Health Care Industry Week kicked off its opening ceremony yesterday at the Rutgers Student Center. Rutgers SMLR, New Jersey Health Care Talent Network, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development among others hosted this event is to help students and job seekers learn about health care.

Opening Ceremony of NJ Health Care Industry Week: April 8

April 2, 2013

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY TO HOST OPENING CEREMONY FOR NEW JERSEY HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY WEEK: APRIL 8

 

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Gain current information on health care industry trends and employment options. Get free fitness screenings, network with leading industry professionals, and tour a medical village courtesy of Saint Peter’s University Hospital. This event is free of cost!

Rutgers University To Host Opening Ceremony of NJ Health Care Industry Week: April 8, 2013

March 25, 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE:Questions will be taken after the keynote addresses and must be directed to Padma Arvind, director of the Health Care Talent Network, and Aaron R. Fichtner, deputy commissioner, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Please contact Renée Walker at rwalker@smlr.rutgers.edu or 848-445-7582.

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The opening ceremony of New Jersey Health Care Industry Week will be held on April 8, 2013 at Rutgers Student Center. Attendees will gain current information on health care industry trends and employment options from more than 30 vendors, get free fitness screenings, network with leading industry professionals, and tour a medical village courtesy of Saint Peter’s University Hospital. This event is free of cost.

Rutgers HR Student Group To Host Conference On The Business Of HR

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March 25, 2013

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On March 27, 2013, RU SHRM is bringing together more than 200 top executive business leaders, human resource professionals, graduate students, and Rutgers’ expert HR faculty and staff to discuss current issues affecting the field of HR.

SMLR Brings Together 200 International Scholars To Discuss The Workplace

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please attribute photos to Steve Hockstein/Harvard Studio Photography. Additional photos of conference keynote speakers and attendees are available by request. Contact Renée Walker at rwalker@smlr.rutgers.edu or 848-445-7582.

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"Study of the labor process has never been more relevant. The organization of work is rapidly mutating far beyond the package we used to call ‘standard employment,’" says Professor Andrew Ross, keynote speaker at the 31st Annual International Labour Process Conference (ILPC). Approximately 16 different countries were represented by the more than 200 scholars in attendance.