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Innovative new healthcare programs at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) are attracting news coverage across New Jersey – and beyond. The New Jersey Healthcare Talent Development Center, based at SMLR, recently unveiled new apprenticeship opportunities for at-risk youth, domestic violence victims, military veterans, people with disabilities, and people living in transitional housing after incarceration. Supported by close to $1 million in federal and state grants, the earn-while-you-learn programs will create non-traditional career pathways in the... read more

Innovations in digital technology have empowered the rise of the platform business model. Crowdsourcing platforms offer endless opportunities for matching jobs with workers, allowing platform clients — firms of all sizes and in diverse industries — to access the skills, talents, and resources of a truly global crowd of workers to perform work completed exclusively online. Work options on these “crowdwork” platforms range from low-skill, low wage microtasks to online freelancing and more remunerative challenge-based competitions requiring advanced design, technical, or... read more

This academic year, SMLR's collaborations have resulted in the development of three new programs: Certified Health Care Manager™ (CHM) Program Helps Aspiring and Mid-level Managers in Health Care Organizations The health care landscape is complex, dynamic, and performance-based.  Health care managers and leaders need foundational and outcomes-related competencies that will enable them to fulfill their role and maximize the value they add to their respective organization. Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations – Executive and Professional Education and Rutgers... read more

The Jim Chelius Case Competition was established at Rutgers SMLR as an opportunity for all Human Resource Management (HRM) graduate and undergraduate students to gain real-life experience in solving pressing HR problems faced by major corporations.  This year's event began on September 19, 2016 and garnered the largest ever registration of 25 teams (97 total graduate and undergraduate participants). Six teams were selected to enter the final round and take on the L'Oréal Operations Americas case: “Causes of High Turnover and Lack of Retention.” The L'Oréal... read more

Professor Binod Khadria is exploring this and other issues as the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair of Contemporary Indian Studies, a position housed at Rutgers SMLR. Dr. Khadria is the first to hold this coveted position at Rutgers and in the Consulate General of India, New York.. ... Read more.       Professor Xiangmin (Helen) Liu has joined the SMLR HRM faculty as an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management. Dr. Liu received her Ph.D. in Human Resource Studies from the ILR School at Cornell University in... read more