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New podcast channel highlights best of Business Radio
The best of Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School (Sirius XM 111) is now available on a new podcast channel. Notable segments are posted to the channel three times a week. You can hear Peter Cappelli's recent "In the Workplace" segment with Jennifer Doleac on Ban the Box - Unintended Consequences of Helping Ex-Felons on this channel. Highlights from Cappelli's radio show, including segments on the impact of workforce changes on dating, forced positivity at work, surviving office competition, mandatory paid vacations, grief in the workplace, difficult bosses, best places to work, "boomerang" employees, and online versus campus degrees are also available at "Best of In the Workplace."

Future of the American Workplace
Future workforce challenges, including the implications of an aging workforce, the impact of a "gig" economy, and a difficult job climate for younger and "at risk" workers, were the focus of discussion at the 2016 U.S. Employment Summit on "The Future of the American Workplace." The one-day conference held on April 26, 2016 was sponsored by the Wharton School's Center for Human Resources and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. The event brought together thought leaders from the benefits world, business, government, media, unions, and academia. For more, see a summary of key takeaways from the conference at "Status Quo a No-Go for the Future Workforce" or the full report.