Management specialists Professors Peter Cappelli and attorney Dan O’Meara examine the workplace and the challenges faced by business owners and job seekers. Learn the art of hiring the right people, resolving workplace conflicts, employing off-shore and how to effectively motivate and get more out of fewer employees. If you need a job, are managing others or are thinking about changing careers, learn the secrets to successful employment.

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  • Past Guest Thu 2/15
    Paul McDonald

    Senior Executive Director
    Robert Half

  • Past Guest Thu 2/15
    Chuck Edward

    Corporate Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition

  • Past Guest Thu 2/15
    Daniel Shapero

    Vice President Talent Solutions, Careers, & Learning

  • Past Guest Thu 2/15
    Lydia Frank

    Vice President, Content Strategy

  • Past Guest Thu 2/8
    Chris Tilly

    Professor of Urban Planning

  • Past Guest Thu 2/8
    Nick Martell

    Co-Founder, Co-CEO; MBA Student, The Wharton School

  • Past Guest Thu 2/8
    Elizabeth Krause

    Professor; President, Society for the Anthropology of Europe
    University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • Past Guest Thu 2/1
    Joya Misra

    Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
    University of Massachusetts

  • Past Guest Thu 2/1
    Miruna Petrescu-Prahova

    Senior Lecturer, Seattle; Investigator, Health Promotion Research Center
    University of Washington

  • Past Guest Thu 2/1
    Bill Taylor

    Co-Founder, Founding Editor; Author of "Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways"
    Fast Company Magazine

  • Past Guest Thu 1/25
    Francesca Polletta

    Professor of Sociology
    University of Califonia, Irvine

  • Past Guest Thu 1/25
    Damon Jones

    Associate Professor
    University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy


Peter CappelliPeter Cappelli

Recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top five thinkers in management, Professor Peter Cappelli is world-renowned expert in human resources and labor. An international speaker and advisor, Cappelli Co-Directed the US government's National Center on the Educational Quality of the Workforce in the Bush and Clinton administrations. He is the author of several books, including “Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs”, and his latest book is "Will College Pay Off?" He is also the faculty director of Business Radio for the Wharton School.

Dan O’MearaDan O’Meara

Daniel O’Meara is a Shareholder in the Philadelphia office of Ogletree Deakins. Dan has been a practicing attorney for nearly 30 years, with extensive experience in employment litigation, labor relations and preventive human resource practices. Dan has authored numerous articles on employment law and two books, "Protecting the Growing Number of Older Workers: the Age Discrimination in Employment Act" and "O’Meara, Employment Arbitration". He is a former Partner at Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads and the former Managing Director of the Wharton School Council on Employee Relations . He obtained an MBA in Human Resource Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He graduated, with honors, from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in Labor Studies.

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