Peter Cappelli

Peter Cappelli is HRE’s Talent Management columnist and a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director of the Center for Human Resources at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He can be emailed at

3 insights for learning to manage with inflation again

The real nightmare for employers? We can’t easily plan for it, Wharton's Peter Cappelli writes.

What the new federal report on the labor market means for HR

In light of the U.S. Treasury research, more enforcement is on its way to tackle wage distortion.

Cappelli: Has the time come for employers to mandate vaccines?

We are all disappointed to read another pandemic column, but it continues to be the hot topic. At the moment the particular issue is...

Where are all the workers?

Employers have a major issue with how they view the supply chain of talent.

Cappelli: 3 reasons the ‘calculus has changed’ on vaccine mandates

As more Americans than not are vaccinated, employers need to consider the impact of not mandating vaccines.

Cappelli: Why post-COVID remote may not be as rosy as you think

Working from home after the crisis will be distinctly different than it has been over the last year-and-a-half.

Cappelli: No, HR, we don’t have a ‘labor shortage’ crisis

Employees are being blamed for a problem that has largely been created by employers.

Cappelli: What the Goldman Sachs scandal can teach about culture

Reports of overworked employees are raising the alarm bell about company culture.

Cappelli: What makes a good job?

It’s a question whose answer has long remained elusive for employers and employees.

Cappelli: Cutting pay for remote workers isn’t a real fairness strategy

Some Silicon Valley organizations are recalculating pay for workers who live in lower-cost areas.

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