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 7/20
    Natasha Bowman

    Founder and Chief Consultant;Associate Professor
    Performance ReNEW; Jack Welch Management Institute, Manhattan College

  • Past Guest Thu 7/20
    Chris Rowley

    Cass Business School, City, University of London

  • Past Guest Thu 7/20
    Jodi R.R. Smith

    Founder and President
    Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting

  • Past Guest Thu 7/13
    Andrew Won

    Radd3, Inc

  • Past Guest Thu 7/13
    Marcus Buckingham

    Founder; Creator of StrengthsFinder
    The Marcus Buckingham Company

  • Past Guest Thu 7/13
    Finn Murphy

    Trucker; Author of "The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road"

  • Past Guest Thu 7/13
    Louis Uchitelle

    Contract Writer
    The New York Times

  • Past Guest Thu 7/6
    Scott Freedman

    Director of Baseball Operations
    Philadelphia Phillies

  • Past Guest Thu 7/6
    Chris Stanton

    Assistant Professor, Business Administration
    Harvard Business School

  • Past Guest Thu 7/6
    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 6/29
    Mark Long

    Professor of Public Policy and Governance, Adjunct Professor of Economics
    University of Washington

  • Past Guest Thu 6/29
    Elizabeth Washko

    Managing Shareholder; Co-Chair, Pay Equity Practice
    Olgetree Deakins


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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