News & Events

New Jersey's Family Leave Insurance Program At Age Three

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The Center for Women and Work released a new report on New Jersey's Family Leave Insurance Program at age three. They found that despite low public awareness of the program, more than 100,000 claims have been approved, providing working families with needed resources when taking time to bond with a new child or care for a sick family member.

Dean Susan J. Schurman Joins Panel Discussion On NYC Bus Strike & Unethical Behaviors

Rutgers SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman joined TheFreshOutlook's panel on January 26, 2013. Dean Schurman drew from her past experience as a bus driver, union president, and human resource director to shed light on the current New York City bus strike. In addition, she gave took part in a lively discussion on the apparent emerging culture of unethical behaviors and public confessions.

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Rutgers SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman joined TheFreshOutlook's panel on January 26, 2013. Dean Schurman drew from her past experience as a bus driver, union president, and human resource director to shed light on the current New York City bus strike. Check out the videos of the panel's discussions.

SMLR's Rutgers Day Events

 

SMLR's Activites

Rutgers SMLR held its activities on Busch campus and welcomed the crowd of 83,000 people who attended the 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.

Students Seek Studies in Growing HR Field, Contribute To Program’s Rapid Growth

During any given day, you can walk through Rutgers’ Levin Building and find undergraduate students eagerly discussing with professors how to staff, motivate, and develop team members in a work organization. You’d be hard-pressed not to easily identify these same students as studying in one of the university’s fastest growing programs—human resource management (HRM).

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What began a few years ago as a small program offered solely as a minor has significantly grown over the years. The huge interest in Rutgers’ HRM programs appears to follow industry trends.

SMLR Welcomes Delegates From China, Discuss Vocational Education Training

In yet another effort to advance the world of work, Rutgers SMLR welcomed delegates from the People’s Republic of China on November 16 at the Labor Education Center. The group compared and contrasted China’s Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) with New Jersey’ vocational and technical education. China, which has millions of unemployed workers and the largest TVET in the world, is redeveloping its systems to provide skills that are vital for poverty reduction, economic recovery, and sustainable development.

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In yet another effort to advance the world of work, Rutgers SMLR welcomed delegates from the People’s Republic of China on November 16 at the Labor Education Center. The group compared and contrasted China’s Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) with New Jersey’ education system.

SMLR Holds First HR Case Competition, Impresses Morgan Stanley Executives

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The final round of SMLR's first ever HR Case Competition was held on November 10, 2012. Seven teams of undergraduate and graduate students in the HRM program were tasked with identifying opportunities and solutions to real-life HR issues at the financial services firm and market leader, Morgan Stanley.

Alumna Gives Insight Into HRM Program During Fall Open House

On November 8, SMLR held an open house to showcase the school’s human resource management (HRM) undergraduate program. Approximately 50 students came together at the Livingston Student Center to learn more about studies in one of the fastest growing professions—human resources.

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Approximately 50 students came together at the Livingston Student Center to learn more about studies in one of the fastest growing professions—human resources. Monika Mackow, an HRM alumna ’12, also attended the event and shared insights on her career progression and experiences to date.

RU Alumna Shares Taxi Drivers’ Trials

Story from The Daily Targum

By Hannah Schroer / Correspondent | Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:00 am

A taxi driver picked up a passenger on a Sunday night. As he loaded his passenger’s luggage into the trunk of the cab, an SUV struck him.

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Desai, a University alumna, co-founded the NYTWA to organize taxi drivers in New York City through media, political and grassroots campaigning with the people to drive their issues to light.

Drivers For Justice In The Global City

SPECIAL TALK ON NEW YORK TAXI WORKERS ALLIANCE ON NOVEMBER 14

Eventbrite - Drivers For Justice In The Global City

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Want to make difference in the word after your graduate ... and make a living? Bhairavi Desai, RU ’94, will speak at the LEC on Nov. 14 (for free!). Desai, will discuss issues of women in leadership, work and globalization in the 21st century, the impact of 9/11 on immigrant workers, and the use of ethnic networks to organize for change.