Economy/Labor/Biz 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 Your Call: Could there be a next wave of tech worker organizing? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-could-there-be-next-wave-tech-worker-organizing <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial; font-size: small;">&nbsp; Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:51:22 +0000 Laura Flynn 46252 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Could there be a next wave of tech worker organizing? Are You Using LinkedIn Optimally? http://kalw.org/post/are-you-using-linkedin-optimally <p>Career advice and discussion on Linked-In</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:28:22 +0000 Marty Nemko 46177 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 07.04.14 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-070414 <p><strong><em>Cannabis news from another week in the land of the free and the home of the brave… </em></strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>LEGALIZATION</em></strong></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/06/recreational_marijuana_support.html">Legalization petitions submitted by New Approach Oregon</a> // </strong><em>The Oregonian</em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Boxes with <a href="https://www.facebook.com/newapproachoregon">145,000</a> signatures delivered to Oregon Secretary of State’s office. (Also see next item.)</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:15:39 +0000 Steven Short 46121 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 07.04.14 Your Call: Beyond boycotts, how can we help sweatshop workers? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-beyond-boycotts-how-can-we-help-sweatshop-workers <p style="line-height: normal; font-family: Verdana; font-size: 15px; margin-bottom: 0px;"> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Mary Rees 45952 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Beyond boycotts, how can we help sweatshop workers?