Rutgers School of Management & Labor Relations

(SMLR) is the world’s leading source of expertise on managing and representing workers, designing effective organizations, and building strong employment relationships.

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Master of Human Resources Management

Home of the most frequently published and cited HR faculty in the United States, the Rutgers Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program is internationally renowned for its research and teaching in the areas of strategic human resource management, global employment strategies, new approaches to worker involvement, and the transformation of work.

Our graduates are employed in major corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations around the globe such as: GE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, and Colgate-Palmolive, among others.

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The Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.

The Garden State Council – SHRM

The Garden State Council – SHRM (GSC) is a state level affiliate of the Society for Human Resources Management. It acts as a liaison between SHRM and its 11 chapters in New Jersey, ensuring that they have the information and resources necessary to carry out SHRM’s mission of “Serving the Professional” (STP) and “Advancing the Profession” (ATP). In addition, the GSC implements its own STP and ATP initiatives such as the annual NJ SHRM conference held in November of each year, and establishing partnerships with business-oriented organizations in the state such as the NJ Chamber of Commerce and NJBiz publications.

SHRM Central NJ

SHRM Central NJ is a not-for-profit professional human resource organization providing their members with both broad-based and specialist approaches to meeting and resolving business problems.


HR certification is a career-long commitment that proves to your peers and your organization that you are driven to be successful in HR management. Earning your HR credentials can :

Increase your professional confidence

Set you apart from your peers

Result in greater respect from the organization in which you work

For more details regarding HR Certification, please go to HRCI

The SHRM Foundation Website

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SHRM Career Center Web Site


SMLR HRM Career Services Online

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