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  • Scoring a Job: Training computers to improve hiring practices

    Thursday, January 16, 2020

    Millions of employment decisions are made each year, which can be a strategic advantage for those companies with the ability to sift through numerous candidates to find the best hire. Michael A. Campion, Purdue’s Herman C. Krannert of Professor of Management, says the resumes and achievement records of most job seekers are part of an overflowing pool of big data that creates a daunting amount of work for employers and their HR staff, especially for companies with highly selective hiring practices

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  • Ellen Ernst Kossek

    Trump impeachment hearings and their impact on workplace productivity

    Friday, December 6, 2019

    CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management about Trump's impeachment hearings and their impact on workplace productivity.

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  • 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    The 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet took place on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 in the Purdue Memorial Union. This event is held to recognize Fall Graduates from Krannert's Specialized Masters programs

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  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

    Monday, November 25, 2019

    On November 25, Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner that combined family, food and fun in Rawls Hall at 6:00pm. They placed all the different Thanksgiving dishes on tables in a buffet style in the 3rd floor commons area. Most of the dishes were catered, however, one of the Student Services staff members, Judy Rife, also prepared the green beans and corn for the students. KGSA also encouraged the students to bring desserts, and students brought ice cream, brownies, pies, cookies, and even an Indian dessert to share.

    Full article: Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

  • Students are posing at the photo booth

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal Event for Graduate Students

    Friday, November 22, 2019

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal event for Graduate Students in The Colombia in Lafayette on November 22nd. It was exceptionally attended, with over 190 students registered in total.

    Full article: Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal Event for Graduate Students

  • Krannert’s MSHRM Program hosts 9th Annual HR Case Competition and Conference

    Thursday, November 14, 2019

    On Thursday, November 14, the Krannert School of Management’s MSHRM program hosted its 9th annual HR Case Competition. Forty seven students from ten universities participated in two divisions. The Undergraduate division included: BYU, IUPUI, Marian University, Purdue University, and Universidad Panamericana. The Graduate division included: Purdue University, Texas A&M, University of Minnesota, University of South Carolina, and Villanova University.

    Full article: Krannert’s MSHRM Program hosts 9th Annual HR Case Competition and Conference

  • A Purdue University professor is researching reduced-load work options to help provide benefits for professionals and companies. (Stock photo)

    Doing more with less: Flexible, reduced-load jobs a win-win for workers, employers

    Thursday, August 1, 2019

    Attracting and retaining the best and brightest employees with an unemployment rate that is hovering near a 50-year low is a challenge for companies. According to Purdue work-life expert Ellen Ernst Kossek, one emerging answer is to eliminate unproductive “busy work” and commit to learning how to effectively design and implement flexible workload arrangements for interested high-potential employees on a career path.

    Full article: Doing more with less: Flexible, reduced-load jobs a win-win for workers, employers

  • Pregnant Employee

    Krannert faculty expert says now is the time to act on U.S. work-family policies

    Monday, June 24, 2019

    Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management and research director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, discusses the urgent need for U.S. work-family policy reform in a column for Brink, a publication focused on comprehensive insights on risk in the areas of environment, economy, society, geopolitics and technology.

    Full article: Krannert faculty expert says now is the time to act on U.S. work-family policies