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37 Professionals Receive Certificates, Complete LEARN's Continuing Education Programs

On May 22, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations honored the 30 current members of the Public Sector Labor Relations Certificate Program (PERC) and seven members of Union Leadership Academy (ULA) as they received certificates for completing their program.

Rutgers' Padma Arvind Connects Jobseekers with Opportunities in the State’s Fastest Growing Industry – Health Care

Padma Arvind, director of the New Jersey Health Care Talent Network, explains her vision and work for the network.

Dr. William G. Castellano Appointed Executive Director of Rutgers’ Center for Management Development

Rutgers Business School (RBS) and the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William G. Castellano as Executive Director of Rutgers’ Center for Management Development.

SMLR Proudly Celebrates The Class of 2013


Approximately 370 students attended the 10th annual Convocation and graduated as the Class of 2013 on May 18. The event's four student speakers reminded their peers of the opportunities that lie ahead as graduates from Rutgers SMLR. View photos and read about the celebratory event.

SMLR Welcomed Students, Alumni, and Friends During Rutgers Day


On April 27, Rutgers SMLR held its activities on Busch campus and welcomed the crowd of 83,000 people who attended the university's 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.

SMLR’s Researchers Analyze and Report On Colorado’s SECTORS Initiative

Strategies Are Recommended To Help Improve The State’s Economic Conditions

The State of Colorado has adopted Strategies to Enhance Colorado's Talent Through Regional Solutions (SECTORS) and tasked a group of SMLR’s researchers to analyze the results of its pilot programs. Find out how these public-private partnerships can improve an industry's workforce.

Mary Ann Beyster Explains How Empowered Employees Translate Into Business Success


How can organizations allow employees to contribute to and benefit from the company’s success?

What happens when workers are empowered in their work environments?

On April 17, Mary Ann Beyster, president of the Foundation for Enterprise Development, explained to LER students how organizations can give employees the freedom to create the kind of business and environment they would be passionate to work in while also giving employees ownership of that same organization and the rewards commensurate with their contributions.

Model Sara Ziff and SAG-AFTRA’S Roberta Reardon Judge LER Class’ Case Competition

Two Graduate Teams Tied As Winners

Sara Ziff, the founder and director of The Model Alliance, and Roberta Reardon, co-president of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), served as judges for SMLR’s Master’s Leadership Case Competition, held on April 24 at the Labor Education Center.

Graduate students in the Leadership in Work Organizations course formed teams and were tasked with analyzing The Model Alliance. While the entire class gave strong presentations, it was Teams 1 and 4 that won the Master’s Leadership Case Competition. Congratulations!

RU SHRM Hosts Its 9th Annual Human Resources Conference

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The Rutgers University award-winning graduate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) welcomed more than 270 distinguished guests at its 9th annual conference,The Business of HR, on March 26, 2013.

The award-winning Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM) welcomed more than 270 distinguished guests at its 9th annual conference,“The Business of HR,” on March 26. SMLR's future HR leaders and expert HR faculty and staff were brought together with leading HR executives to discuss ways of strengthening HR’s strategic position in business.

Health Care Industry Week's Opening Ceremony (Videos)

Above: Rutgers SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman gives the opening remarks during the kick-off of New Jersey Health Care Industry Week.

In response to the growing demand for jobs in the health care industry, New Jersey Health Care Industry Week kicked off its opening ceremony yesterday at the Rutgers Student Center. Rutgers SMLR, New Jersey Health Care Talent Network, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development among others hosted this event is to help students and job seekers learn about health care.