News & Events

Fall 2015 SMLR Career Fair and Alumni Panel

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On September 25, 2015, more than 400 SMLR students and alumni attended the SMLR Career Fair at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, where they received information on careers and internships in human resource management and labor and employment relations. More than 40 leading organizations were represented, including Johnson&Johnson-New Brunswick, Ernst & Young, Colgate-Palmolive, L’Oreal, and Dow Jones. Several SMLR alumni returned to the career fair to serve as recruiters, which provided an ideal networking opportunity for students.

Fake Cover Letters Expose Discrimination Against Disabled

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Employers appear to discriminate against well-qualified job candidates who have a disability, researchers at Rutgers SMLR and Syracuse have concluded.

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New research by Rutgers SMLR's professors and Ph.D. candidates highlight discrimination against the disabled.

Students Offer Real-World Solutions During SMLR's Jim Chelius-Wegmans HR Case Competition

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A team of four students from the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program won the final round of the Jim Chelius-Wegmans HR Case Competition that was held on December 1, 2015.

Giving Day 2015

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Ways To Support SMLR 

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) revolutionizes student experiences and faculty research impacting lives not only in New Jersey but throughout the world. On Rutgers Giving Day--December 1, 2015--Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations supporters will have a chance to amplify that impact in a whole new way!

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On December 1, 2015, Rutgers Giving Day, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations supporters will have a chance to amplify that impact in a whole new way!

Scholarship Spotlight

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Thanks to a number of benefactors, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations has created and fostered opportunities for students to receive funding to participate in hands-on dynamic experiences and better serve our students in this current economic climate. The following funds support these efforts.

Professor Dick Beatty Endowed Fellowship
Bernard Goldstein and Coralie Farlee Student Support Fund

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To better serve our students in this current economic climate thanks to a number of benefactors we have created and fostered opportunities for students to receive funding to participate in hands on dynamic experiencees.

A Message From Rutgers SMLR Dean James Hayton

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It gives me great pleasure to greet you on behalf of Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) as the newly appointed Dean. As a premier institution in the field of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, this school means a great deal to me personally, as I am sure it does for you as well. Rutgers SMLR is one of the world leaders in research and education in labor studies, employment relations, and human resource management.

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Dr. James Hayton, an internationally known academic scholar and leader, is Dean of the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR). Dean Hayton encourages alumni to reconnect with SMLR and shares his vision for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Rutgers Graduate Students Earn Award At The University of Minnesota’s International HR Case Competition

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A team of four students from Rutgers SMLR’s Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program earned a third place finish at The University of Minnesota’s Carlson School International HR Case Competition (CIHRCOM) held on November 11-15.

An Interview with Wilma Liebman, SMLR's Visiting Research Fellow

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Wilma Liebman, a lawyer, civil servant, and former chair of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), has joined SMLR this academic year as a visiting research fellow. Wilma was recently interviewed by Rutgers SMLR to discuss her plans for the 2015-2016 academic year.  

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Wilma Liebman, SMLR's visiting research fellow, shares for her plans for this academic year.

SMLR HRM Alumni and Faculty Meet Prospective Students

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From left, Dennis Friend, BA'14 and current MHRM student, is joined by Vidhi Shah, BA'15. The alumni shared career insights with prospective MHRM students. 

Rutgers To Launch Pilot Apprenticeship Program During First Annual National Apprenticeship Week

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October 30, 2015
 
WHAT:     Launch of Rutgers’ pilot “apprenticeship” program for community health workers with The State of New Jersey’s official proclamation for the first National Apprenticeship Week. Attendees will gain information about apprenticeship opportunities, network with employers, and attend a panel discussion on apprenticeships and employment trends for community health workers. 
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Launch of Rutgers’ pilot “apprenticeship” program for community health workers with The State of New Jersey’s official proclamation for the first National Apprenticeship Week.