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In the Workplace: August 30, 2018

Hosts Peter Cappelli and Dan O’Meara are joined by Kerwin Charles (Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Professor, Harris School, University of Chicago), Rebecca Ray PhD (Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization, The Conference Board), and Matt Charney (Executive Editor and Head of Content, Recruiting Daily) on the Thursday, August 30, 2018 edition of In the Workplace.

Air Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Dr. Kerwin Charles

Air Time: 6:00 pm
Featuring: Kerwin Charles

Rebecca Ray

Air Time: 5:00 pm
Featuring: Rebecca Ray PhD

Matt Charney

Air Time: 5:30 pm
Featuring: Matt Charney

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Kerwin Charles

Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Professor, Harris School, University of Chicago

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Kerwin Charles is the Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor and former interim Dean at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.

His research focuses on a range of questions in labor and applied microeconomics. The topics he has studied include racial and gender discrimination in the labor market; the propagation of wealth and earnings across different generations within a family; the effects of sectoral shocks in the economy on college attainment, occupational choice, and labor market participation; how adverse health shocks affect family stability and labor supply; and differences in visible consumption across different racial and ethnic groups.

He holds a master’s degree and a doctorate from Cornell University, and joined the University of Chicago in 2005 after teaching economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. In addition to his appointment at the University of Chicago, he is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and serves on the Board of Trustees for NORC.

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Rebecca Ray PhD

Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization, The Conference Board

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Rebecca Ray is the Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization at The Conference Board. She is a co-author of The Conference Board’s 2017 Job Satisfaction survey. She leads the global Human Capital practice and has oversight of the research planning and dissemination process for all three practices areas (Corporate Leadership, Economy & Business Environment, and Human Capital) and is responsible for the research agenda. Ray is the co-author of numerous publications with a focus on leadership development. She has taught at Oxford and New York Universities and led a consulting practice for many years, offering leadership assessment and development services to Fortune 500 companies and top-tier professional services firms. Read her full bio here: https://www.conference-board.org/bio/index.cfm?bio id=1088

Twitter – @RebeccaLeaRay
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Matt Charney

Executive Editor and Head of Content, Recruiting Daily

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Matt Charney is the Executive Editor for Recruiting Daily, whose flagship property, RecruitingBlogs, is the world’s largest social network and content sharing platform for recruiting and HR professionals. Matt oversees editorial strategy and content marketing for Recruiting Daily’s portfolio of online properties. Prior to joining RecruitingBlogs, Matt served in marketing leadership roles at leading HR technology companies like Talemetry, Cornerstone OnDemand & Monster Worldwide. Matt began his career as a corporate recruiter for such companies as Walt Disney and Warner Bros.

Matt has been named as one of the top 25 influencers in recruiting by publications like the Huffington Post, LinkedIn and Glassdoor, and has been recognized as one of the 2014 Recruiting & Staffing Watch List by HRMarketer, 2015 HR Trendsetter by HR Magazine/SHRM,, the 2015 HRO Superstar for Analyst Excellence and the 2015 Social Recruiting Chair for the Talent Management Alliance and chair of the 2015 North America iTalent Awards presented by the HROA.

His blog mattcharney.com was also named one of the top 15 business blogs to follow by WordPress in 2014. Matt serves as a member of the advisory boards for the Candidate Experience Awards, Rolepoint, RecruitiFi, Take the Interview, Majio and Talent Tech Advisors. He also sounds way cooler than he is.

Twitter- @MattCharney

LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/mattcharney
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