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SMLR Update: November 3, 2011

Welcome to the first issue of the SMLR Update, our e-newsletter dedicated to highlighting the most up-to-date news, events, and developments on our school. We want you to stay connected and encourage you to share your news. Please feel free to spread our news! Read more: http://conta.cc/tcQF4S

Teaser: 
On October 20-22, doctoral students Kyongji Han and Andy Kim along with MHRM alumni Youngsang Kim and Janghoon Seo received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award at the 54th Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference held in Omaha. Read more in our new SMLR Update: http://conta.cc/tcQF4S

The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset

Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management department, is quoted in CNN's article The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset.

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Teaser: 
"Understanding and effectively managing cultural differences is critical, but often underestimated by those at the senior level. And doing this well could be a make or break for companies," says Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management department, as quoted in CNN's article The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset.

A Mother's Work

Teresa Boyer, Executive Director for the Center for Women and Work, is quoted in Suburban Family Magazine's article, "A Mother's Work." Boyer discusses issues surrounding working mothers and those who stay at home.

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Teaser: 
Teresa Boyer, Executive Director for the Center for Women and Work, is quoted in Suburban Family Magazine's article, "A Mother's Work." Boyer discusses issues surrounding working mothers and those who stay at home.

Debunking the Myth of the Over-compensated Public Employee

Teaser: 
On October 19, Jeffrey Keefe “debunked the myth of the over-compensated public employee” at an information session held at the Learning Education Center in New Brunswick. SMLR students, alumni, and friends of the school attended the event, organized by the SMLR Alumni and Friends Association.

Events

 

April 2014

April 26

RUTGERS DAY
10:00 a.m.--4:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Providing Job Skills to Unemployed Workers

Heather McKay, from SMLR's Center for Women and Work, discusses why it's important to provide training for women that fits into their schedules and how this can help support their families. Watch the video from Rutgers Today.

Teaser: 
Heather McKay, from SMLR's Center for Women and Work, discusses why it's important to provide training for women that fits into their schedules and how this can help support their families. Watch the video from Rutgers Today.

Alumna Leads Johnson & Johnson's Presentation to MHRM Students

Teaser: 
On October 3, approximately 40 students from the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program gathered in the Janice Levin Building to learn about internship and employment opportunities at Johnson & Johnson. Pamela Cash, a 2008 MHRM graduate and the event’s guest speaker, shared her experiences.

Media Inquiries


Members of the media with questions about SMLR or interest in our events, please contact:

Renée Walker
Director of Communications
School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)
rwalker@smlr.rutgers.edu
(848) 445-7582

Rutgers Summer School Helps Women Build a More Perfect Union

The program offers moral support and bolsters skills needed to meet the challenges of today's labor movement

By Carrie Stetler, Rutgers Today

It didn’t matter that Rutgers teaching assistant Megan Geerdts belongs to a union set in academia, and the other women she met on Monday were postal workers, transit workers, and plumbers.At the Northeast Regional Summer School for Union Women, held last week at Rutgers Labor Education Center, she felt an immediate sense of solidarity.

Teaser: 
It didn’t matter that Rutgers teaching assistant Megan Geerdts belongs to a union set in academia, and the other women she met on Monday were postal workers, transit workers, and plumbers.At the Northeast Regional Summer School for Union Women, held last week at Rutgers Labor Education Center, she felt an immediate sense of solidarity.