News

  • February 25, 2013
    Boasting dozens of employers and hundreds of attendees, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations held its first schoolwide Career Fair on February 1, 2013 at Livingston Hall. The event brought together leading companies in a variety of industries with approximately 500 SMLR students and alumni seeking employment in human resources and/or labor relations.
  • February 20, 2013
    On February 10, Bao Nguyen, senior vice president of Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RUSHRM), won the award for Best Individual Team Member Presentation at the Ohio State HR Invitational Graduate School Case Competition. Nguyen competed as a member of the Rutgers “SMLR Dream Team,” which included fellow HRM students Maham Mukhatar, Monika Navandar, and Kay Sylla.
  • January 31, 2013
    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.
  • January 28, 2013
    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.
  • December 20, 2012
    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.
  • December 20, 2012
    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.
  • December 07, 2012
    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.
  • December 07, 2012
    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.
  • November 15, 2012
    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.
  • November 07, 2012
    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.
  • November 07, 2012
    We are aware of the incoming storm, and we are still planning to have the Open House. However, we suggest you arrive at 5 pm, as we may want to conclude the Open House earlier based on weather conditions.
  • November 05, 2012
    More than 100 students gathered in the Livingston Student Center on October 12, 2012 to attend Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ fall Human Resource Management (HRM) Career Fair. Dressed in professional attire and with résumés in hand, HRM students were invited to meet with recruiters from more than 30 leading companies.
  • October 30, 2012
    Students within SMLR’s Leadership in Work Organizations course were treated to an engaging discussion about leadership when Dr. Christine Newman, owner of the Harlingen Veterinary Clinic in Belle Mead, N.J., visited the class on October 22, 2012.
  • October 24, 2012
    On October 17, the Center for Women and Work (CWW) held a welcome reception for the center’s new director, Professor Dana Britton. More than 60 people attended the event, including faculty and staff from SMLR, the Institute for Women’s Leadership, and current and former CWW staff member.
  • October 20, 2012
    Barry Qualls, Rutgers’ award-winning English professor and vice president of undergraduate education, was the guest speaker during SMLR’s Leadership in Work Organizations class. Professor Qualls shared the leadership skills he discovered though his experiences.
  • October 18, 2012
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently wrote a letter to Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM), congratulating the group on its Outstanding Student Chapter Award. In his letter, Governor Christie writes, "I join with your families, friends, and professors in applauding all of you on a job well done."
  • October 16, 2012
    The Center for Women and Work (CWW) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is holding a welcome reception for Professor Dana Britton, CWW’s new director, on October 17.
  • October 11, 2012
    After helping Rutgers Center for Management Development (CMD) reach numerous milestones, Bill Bigoness has stepped down from his role as the center’s executive director. Professor Bill Castellano will serve as interim director until June 30, 2013.
  • October 04, 2012
    On September 24, 2012, Dean Susan J. Schurman and Professor Rebecca Givan, instructors of SMLR's Leadership in Work Organizations course, invited Actor Richard Masur to attend the class as a guest speaker. Masur is a member of the executive committee of the New York SAG-AFTRA Local and has a role in the new HBO hit, Girls.
  • October 04, 2012
    In August, Dean Susan J. Schurman teamed up again with Peter DiCicco, her co-facilitator during the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) merger, to facilitate a meeting of the Association of Flight Attendants’ (AFA) newly formed United Airlines bargaining committee.