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: read more

Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management department, is quoted in CNN's article The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset. Excerpt from Article: ..."Some companies are still tripping over the basic differences in countries which affect the employment situation such as, employment laws, talent availability, differences in educational systems, and unionization," says Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management dept. at Rutgers University, and author of the book Managing the Global Workforce. "Understanding and effectively managing cultural differences is critical, but often... read more

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. Keefe referenced his many research studies that compare the annual wages of public and private workers in several states, including New Jersey. Keefe offered suggestions for why public employees are often perceived to be overcompensated. He stressed that public employees earn more in benefits such as... read more

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. read more

On October 3, 2011, 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 as a SMLR student, current Johnson & Johnson manager, and graduate of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Resources Leadership Development Program (HRLDP). Following the presentation, Cash, along with senior leaders at Johnson & Johnson, met individually with each student during... read more