Marty Nemko

Host, Work with Marty Nemko

Marty Nemko was called "job coach extraordinaire" by U.S. News and "The Bay Area's best career coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He writes regularly in Time.com's Ideas section and for PsychologyToday.com. Previously, his career column appeared for six years in the San Francisco Chronicle and then wrote The Big Idea continuing series on WashingtonPost.com and the Working it Out column on TheAtlantic.com. In his 26th year as a career and education coach, Marty Nemko has served 4,600 clients and enjoys a 96% client-satisfaction rate. He co-facilitates a Foundations of Patient Care course at the UCSF School of Medicine.

Marty Nemko holds a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley and subsequently taught its graduate school. He is the author of seven books including Cool Careers for Dummies, How to Do Life: What they didn't teach you in school and What's the Big Idea? 39 Disruptive Ideas for a Better America.  Those and his 2,800+ (!) articles on career and other issues inform his radio program. Those articles are archived free on www.martynemko.com.

Marty Nemko has been a repeat guest on many major programs including NPR's Talk of the Nation and The Today Show. Toastmasters names one non-member its Northern California Speaker of the Year. Marty Nemko was a winner, in part because of his KALW program.

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10:48pm

Thu November 27, 2014
Fairness, mercy

Work Issues In Dickens' A Christmas Carol

On the Dec. 21, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Barbara and Marty Nemko debate the work-related issues in Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Plus, you can call in for a workover. Whatever career malaise ails you or someone you care about, we usually can help.

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10:42pm

Thu November 27, 2014
success

What Ratings of U.S. Presidents Can Teach Us About Success

On the Dec. 14, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Alvin Felzenberg, author of The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't,) on lessons about career success from ratings of U.S. presidents. Plus, you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career malaise ails you or someone you care about, I usually can help.

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8:21am

Sat November 22, 2014
archaeology

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

On the Dec. 7, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Marilyn Johnson, author of Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble. Plus, you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career malaise ails you or someone you care about, I usually can help.

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11:05am

Fri November 21, 2014
career advice

How to Make the Holidays the Year's Best Time to Look for a Job

On the Nov 30, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I offer my favorite new career tips, including how to make the Holidays the best time of the year to look for a job.  Plus you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you love, I can usually help.

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9:35pm

Wed November 12, 2014
teaching

What Does It Take to Be an Award-Winning High School Choir Teacher?

On the Dec. 28, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, perennial national-award-winning high school choir teacher Travis Rogers and his Napa High School choir are my guests. We'll discuss the art of teaching and, of course, his choir will sing for us.

Plus, I'll offer my career and workplace predictions for 2015.  And as usual, you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you, I can usually help.

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