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Student Spotlight: Bob Oberstein

With 47 years of work experience and multiple degrees under his belt, Bob Oberstein may seem like the perfect candidate for retirement. Instead, he’s going back to school.

“Most people my age are either retired or planning their retirement, but I'm plan...

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Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Cooper (Legal Analysis I and II)

If you’ve considered a graduate-level human resources (HR) education, it’s important to explore programs that emphasize the significance of labor and employment law. While this sector of the HR profession can seem complicated a...

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Tulane Personal Statement

When applying to graduate school, your personal statement is a critical representation of your personality, passion and commitment, and it’s of equal importance to your academic record. Why? Because while it’s generally expected that those who apply to graduate programs are both qualified and moti...

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A Simple Guide for HR Professionals

How to write a job descriptions

For human resources (HR) professionals, landing a job is only the beginning of their time spent with the application process. Once hired, the tables will turn and they’ll find themselves on the hiring end of the spectrum.

Anyone who’s applied for a job has...

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A Brief Guide for HR Professionals

Developing a performance improvement plan, or PIP, can be challenging for all parties involved. Neither the supervisor, the employee being put on the plan or the human resources (HR) professional in charge of implementing the plan is pleased to have reached the p...

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