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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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  • Why companies aren't getting the employees they need
    We hear it time and time again: American workers don't have the right education, training, or skills to match what companies want. But Peter Cappelli says that the companies are the culprits. Today, we discuss why companies aren't getting the employees they need.9:06 a.m.
    Peter Cappelli: George W. Taylor Professor of Management, Director of the Center for Human Resources at The Wharton School and Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.
    Cheryl Oldham: Vice President, US Forum for Policy Innovation at the The Institute for a Competitive Workforce. The ICW is the education and workforce nonprofit, nonpartisan, affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • Turbulent times for the airline industry
    American Airlines' parent company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy -- following several other major airlines in recent years. What does this mean for the company, its employees and its passengers? We check in on American and the overall health of the airline industry.10:06 a.m.
    Scott McCartney: Reporter for Wall Street Journal. He writes the Middle Seat column.
    Vaughan Cordle: CEO/Chief Analyst at AirlineForecasts, LLC. He conducts financial analysis of the airline industry.
  • The story of CIA spymaster William Colby
    The story of legendary spymaster and CIA director William E. Colby is told through the eyes of his award-winning filmmaker son, who offers an intimate view of one of the most mysterious and controversial intelligence officers in American history. "The Man Nobody Knew" opens on Dec. 9 at the Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis.10:45 a.m.
    Carl Colby: award-winning documentary filmmaker. His production credits include films about Franz Kline, Willem De Kooning, Bob Marley, Frank Gehry, George Hurrell and Franco Zeffirelli. His latest film is The Man Nobody Knew: In search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby.

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