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. Marty Nemko's 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 4,400 clients and enjoys a 96% client-satisfaction rate.

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 2,000+ (!) 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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8:33am

Sat April 12, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Robert Greene, author of the 48 Laws of Power

I rarely have a guest make a repeat appearance, especially within a short time. But the listeners and I much enjoyed and benefited from Robert Greene's recent appearance to talk about his book Mastery, which profiles 50 people and what they did to obtain mastery.

His previous book is a true classic, The 48 Laws of Power and on the Apr 20, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Robert Greene will be back to discuss it.

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1:58pm

Tue April 8, 2014
workover/career tips

Could You or Someone You Know Need a Workover?

On the May 4, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I devote the entire hour to helping you with your call-in career conundrums. I call those Three-Minute Workovers. I invite you to call in. I'll intersperse those with my favorite new career tips.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in San Francisco and worldwide on kalw.org. The podcast is available for a week on the NPR site and in perpetuity on this page.

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3:35pm

Fri April 4, 2014
workplace-skills

Should Workplace Skills Be Taught in School?

  

Most workplace skills are acquired outside of school, if they’re acquired at all. Should schools teach them? On the April 13, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Barbara and Marty Nemko debate that question as well as your call-in worklife conundrums.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in San Francisco and worldwide on kalw.org. The podcast is available for a week on the NPR site and in perpetuity on this page.

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7:33pm

Wed April 2, 2014
income inequality, Robert Reich, achievement gap,

KALW's Nemko Gets 2nd Long-Form Interview of Robert Reich

On the April 27, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, a second long-form conversation with Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration and advisor to the Obama Administration.  We discuss employment issues of the day: income inequality, minimum wage, and a spirited exchange on the wisdom of using Disparate Impact to abet minority employment.  We also had a fun exchange about career and life lessons from our early life. 

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4:17pm

Thu March 6, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Careers in Fundraising and Non-Profit Consulting

On the Mar. 30, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Linda Lysakowski, author of  Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy? and co-editor of The Nonprofit Consulting Playbook:  a collection of writings from 25 leaders in the field.

Plus you can call in for a three-minute workover. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you love, I usually can help.

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