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SHRM@QU Alumni Spotlight: Glenn Jurgen

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SHRM@QU is a local student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. We provide students from across the University with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital in the field of Human Resource Management through affiliation with the New Haven Chapter, the CT State Council, and the national SHRM organization.

The objectives of this chapter include:

*Promoting the exchange of work-related experience of established business professionals with the theoretical academic perspectives of student and faculty members through open forums and information exchanges.

*Encouraging the acquisition, growth, and continuation of our respective careers in human resource management through expanded knowledge, camaraderie, respect, and mutual support among chapter members and through our affiliation with SHRM and our sponsoring chapter.

*Provide a pool of human resource management leaders for perpetuation of the chapter and of SHRM.

*Function as an important vehicle for promoting the field of human resource management to students.

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On November 16, 2017, SHRM@QU welcomed alum Glenn Jurgen. Glenn is the Human Resource Manager at Lightstat Inc. He is a Quinnipiac alumnus where he earned his MBA and his BS in Management. He is also on the Quinnipiac Management Department Advisory Council. Glenn came to speak to the students about his 17 years of experience in the HR field. He gave members advice on starting out in HR, stating that it is important to draw from any working experiences you have had and apply them to HR. Members should focus on adjusting their resume and online profiles, always keeping them updates, and letting people know their intentions. Glenn also gave advice on utilizing professional networks and advancing your career in HR through internal networking, mentoring, and always go out of your way to show you are open to working on new projects. Glenn emphasized the importance of keeping up with LinkedIn and successful networking.

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