Marty Nemko http://kalw.org en Careers in Hair, Makeup, and Skin Care http://kalw.org/post/careers-hair-makeup-and-skin-care <p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports fast growth in cosmetology careers, especially in skin care---all those aging boomers trying to defy time.</p><p>On the July 13, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko,</em> my wife, Barbara Nemko and I interview Petra Schontges, cosmetology instructor at Laney College. And Petra will, for fun, try out various lotions and potions on both of us. It should, indeed be fun.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Marty Nemko 43785 at http://kalw.org Where Are the Energy Jobs Today and Tomorrow? http://kalw.org/post/where-are-energy-jobs-today-and-tomorrow <p>On the June 29, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko</em>, the main topic: today's and tomorrow's energy jobs. I'll discuss that with California Institute for Energy and Environment Co-Director, Merwin Brown.</p><p>Plus, as usual, you can call in for a&nbsp;<i>3-Minute Workover. </i>Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you love, I can usually help you take at least a baby step forward.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:31:00 +0000 Marty Nemko 43672 at http://kalw.org Is it Ever Appropriate for Employers to Drug-Test Employees? http://kalw.org/post/it-ever-appropriate-employers-drug-test-employees <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the June 15, 2014 edition of&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Work with Marty&nbsp;Nemko: M</em>any people accept that employers have the right to drug-test employees and prospective employees. But there are two sides to the issue.</p><p>My wife, Barbara Nemko, and I will do a switch-sides-in-the-middle debate. In the first half of the debate, I'll argue that employers--with some limitations--should have that right. In the middle of the debate, I'll take the position that employers don't have that right, ever.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:31:00 +0000 Marty Nemko 43783 at http://kalw.org Is Work or Home More Stressful? http://kalw.org/post/work-or-home-more-stressful <p><a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/05/22/314898665/think-work-is-stressful-for-many-it-s-more-relaxing-than-home">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/05/22/314898665/think-work-is-stressful-for-many-it-s-more-relaxing-than-home">NPR recently reported</a> that people are more stressed at home than at work. On the June 1, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko</em>, I invite you to call in to share your experiences. In between, I'll offer my favorite new career tips plus take your call-in work questions. I usually can help.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 21:39:00 +0000 Marty Nemko 44238 at http://kalw.org What's It Like to be an Interviewer...of Michael Lewis, Malcolm Gladwell, etc. http://kalw.org/post/whats-it-be-interviewerof-michael-lewis-malcolm-gladwell-etc <p>On the May 18, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko</em>, I talk with C-Span's veteran interviewer, Brian Lamb, author of the new book: <em>Sundays at Eight: 25 Years of Stories from C-SPAN's Q&amp;A and Booknotes.</em></p><p>Yes, we'll discuss his career as an interviewer and the art of interviewing,&nbsp; but also what he's learned from interviewing some of the world's most interesting people, from Isabel Wilkerson to Christopher Hitchens, Michael Lewis to Malcolm Gladwell to Charles Krauthammer.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:46:14 +0000 Marty Nemko 42865 at http://kalw.org