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Who knew that co-workers who are neither friends nor enemies – especially those who float unpredictably between being both – can affect us more on the job than other colleagues?   A “frenemy” can be someone who helps you complete an important project on Monday, then gossips about you on Tuesday. Think of it as an ambivalent relationship that runs hot and cold at the same time.              Jessica Methot   Most research oversimplifies interactions with co-workers as either good or bad, but “relationships are complicated,”... read more

New Jersey Resources issued the following press release on April 13, 2017. Reprinted with permission. New Jersey Resources celebrated the achievement of 21 employees as they completed a six-month intensive Rutgers Leadership Development for Early Career Women program. Wall, N.J. — As a part of its commitment to leadership development, New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) celebrated the achievement of 21 employees from throughout the company, as they completed a six-month intensive Leadership Development for Early Career Women program. Offered through the Rutgers School of Management... read more

What do many Americans misunderstand about the immigration process, laws and policies? How should we, as a nation of immigrants, think about immigration today? Join Pro Se Nation executive producer MaryLynn Schiavi and guest James M. Cooney, Esq. to explore these issues and more. Mr. Cooney specializes in immigration, labor, and civil rights law and teaches at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations. Click here to watch the entire program on Vimeo or watch it on Princeton TV at 7:30 p.m on the following Thursdays: April 20, April 27, and May 4. ... read more

Christina Lovejoy is the latest in a long line of SMLR graduates to land a great HR job right out of college. Lovejoy, who earned a Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) in May 2016 and a Master of Labor and Employment Relations (MLER) in December 2016, is now employed by Anheuser-Busch as part of the company’s highly competitive leadership development HR rotation program. “I would not trade these last few years for anything,” Lovejoy said of her time at SMLR. “My confidence just by being in this program and by building the network that I have and ultimately getting the job that I... read more

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (April 4, 2017) – On Equal Pay Day, the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ Center for Women and Work noted that New Jersey ranks dead last in pay equity for Latina women and near the bottom in pay equity for African-American, Native, and White women. The rankings, calculated by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) in Washington, highlight the need for greater wage transparency and accountability. “The pay gap puts a dollar value on the discrimination that women still face in the workforce in multiple forms,” said Terri Boyer, Executive Director of the... read more