Author: Jen Marchese
May 01, 2018
...but the years are short.This is my last day in my second home Gerlach Hall. To be candid, I've been avoiding this blog post for weeks now. I sat down to write on multiple occasions only to be overcome with such nostalgia that I couldn't ever actually begin writing.The last two years have absolutely changed my life. I've learned more about the field of HR in terms of technical knowledge than I knew existed.
April 18, 2018
As my MHRM journey comes to a close, I've found myself spending a lot of time in my head reflecting over what the the last two years have meant for me. But because you only ever hear from me, I wanted to give a voice to some of my classmates. Below, graduating MHRM students share some of their fondest memories in the MHRM program.My favorite part of the program is the family I’ve created within Fisher. Being surrounded by students and faculty who are passionate about HR like I am have made me even more excited to start my career.
April 04, 2018
The million-dollar question:Should I go directly from undergrad to grad school, or should I work first?If you're asking yourself this question, rest assured you are not alone. It feels like I've been having this conversation a lot lately with juniors and seniors who are grappling with the question of "what's next?" Of course, the decision for everyone will be personal and will "depend" on many factors. But we hear "it depends" too much already in my opinion, so I thought I'd outline my thoughts around what, exactly, it depends on.It depends on...
March 16, 2018
As a GA Ambassador for the Master of Human Resource Management program, one of the questions I always ask prospective students when I connect with them over the phone or in person is,“what is your biggest worry about grad school?”Of course, the choice to return to school for graduate study is not insignificant. For some, the decision means putting off full-time work for another year or two as you transition directly from undergrad to grad school. For others, it means leaving a job to return to academia after many years away.
February 19, 2018
QuestionWhat do you get when you combine a real-life HR business problem, a room full of PepsiCo products and snacks, and brainpower from 8 of the highest-ranked HR Master's programs in the United States?AnswerThe 2018 HR Invitational Case Competition!The lovely Team OSU-Fisher: Adam Daniels, Ashton Preston, Whitney Flight, Billy DunnEvery February, the Fisher College of Business invites teams from 7 of our peer schools to participate in the "External HR Case Competition," giving students an opportunity to stretch their problem-solving muscles against students from other HR master's programs a