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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    Michael Schmidt

    Partner; Vice Chair of Labor and Employment Department; Attorney; Creator of "Employment Law Now" Podcast
    Cozen O'Connor

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    Michelle Kan

    Associate Director of the Knowledge Organization
    The Conference Board

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    Rahim Fazal

    Co-Founder, CEO

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    Rebecca Ray PhD

    Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization
    The Conference Board

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    Joanna Bloor

    Professional Development Expert

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    John Helliwell

    Professor Emeritus; Distinguished Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver School of Economics

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    Joya Misra

    Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
    University of Massachusetts

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    Miruna Petrescu-Prahova

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

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    Laura Heckathorn

    Of Counsel
    Ogletree Deakins

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    Bill Taylor

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

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    Adam Waytz

    Associate Professor of Management & Organizations
    Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

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    Graham Hetrick

    Dauphin County Coroner; President of Hetrick Forensic Consulting; Star of "The Coroner, I Speak for the Dead" on Investigation Discovery ID
    Hetrick Forensic Consulting


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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