News & Events

SMLR Welcomes Delegates From China, Discuss Vocational Education Training

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’ vocational and technical education. China, which has millions of unemployed workers and the largest TVET in the world, is redeveloping its systems to provide skills that are vital for poverty reduction, economic recovery, and sustainable development.

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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.

SMLR Holds First HR Case Competition, Impresses Morgan Stanley Executives

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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.

Alumna Gives Insight Into HRM Program During Fall Open House

On November 8, SMLR held an open house to showcase the school’s human resource management (HRM) undergraduate program. Approximately 50 students came together at the Livingston Student Center to learn more about studies in one of the fastest growing professions—human resources.

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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.

RU Alumna Shares Taxi Drivers’ Trials

Story from The Daily Targum

By Hannah Schroer / Correspondent | Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:00 am

A taxi driver picked up a passenger on a Sunday night. As he loaded his passenger’s luggage into the trunk of the cab, an SUV struck him.

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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.

Drivers For Justice In The Global City

SPECIAL TALK ON NEW YORK TAXI WORKERS ALLIANCE ON NOVEMBER 14

Eventbrite - Drivers For Justice In The Global City

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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.

MHRM Open House - Nov. 7, 2012

Thank you for your interest and registering for tonight's MHRM Open House to be conducted in the Livingston Student Center, Gathering Lounge. Click here to view the flyer.

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.

Warm regards and be safe,
  

Dave Ferio

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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.

Students and Recruiters Meet At Fall 2012 HRM Career Fair

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.

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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.

Dr Christine Newman Talks To Students About Being Your Own Leader

Leaders come in many forms and use various styles of influence. They can be ascribed to their roles or emerge through experiences within the workplace.

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. Dr. Newman outlined the path she took before starting her practice in the historically male-dominated veterinary field.

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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.

CWW holds Welcome Reception For New Director, Professor Dana Britton

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. Professor Britton, who began her appointment in July 2012, was formally introduced by SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman.

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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.

Professor Barry Qualls Advises Students On How To Lead Through Change

On October 1, 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. Taught by SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman and Professor Rebecca Kolins Givan, the undergraduate course provides an in-depth examination of leadership—what it is, where it comes from, and how people develop and exercise it—with a focus on leadership within work organizations, including labor unions that represent workers in the workplace.

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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.