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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    William Evans

    Keogh-Hesburgh Professor of Economics and Department Chair
    University of Notre Dame

  • Past Guest Thu 6/15
    Noam Scheiber

    New York Times

  • Past Guest Thu 6/15
    Josh Rivens

    Director of Research
    Economic Policy Institute

  • Past Guest Thu 6/8
    Mel Jones

    Research Associate
    American Press Institute

  • Past Guest Thu 6/8
    Nigel Paine

    Coach; Author of "Building Leadership Development Programmes"

  • Past Guest Thu 6/8
    Clair Brown

    Professor of Economics; Director of Center for Work, Technology, and Society; Author of "Buddhist Economics"
    University of California Berkeley

  • Past Guest Thu 6/1
    Scott Freedman

    Director of Baseball Operations
    Philadelphia Phillies

  • Past Guest Thu 6/1
    Chris Stanton

    Assistant Professor, Business Administration
    Harvard Business School

  • Past Guest Thu 6/1
    Ilana Gershon

    Associate Professor, Anthropology; Author of "Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don't Find) Work Today"
    Indiana University

  • Past Guest Thu 5/25
    Fatih Guvenen

    Professor of Economics
    University of Minnesota

  • Past Guest Thu 5/25
    Glenn Cohen

    Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics; Professor of Law
    Harvard Law School

  • Past Guest Thu 5/25
    Jessica Roberts

    Director of Health Law and Policy Institute; George Butler Research Professor of Law
    University of Houston


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

Dan O’Meara has been a practicing attorney for over twenty-five years, with extensive experience in employment litigation, labor relations and preventive human resource practices. He is the Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Group of Montgomery McCracken, a Philadelphia-based firm. He is the Managing Director of the Wharton School Council on Employee Relations, and is the author of several books and numerous articles concerning employment law. 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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