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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7:42pm

Fri October 24, 2014
helping careers, procrastination

Under-the-Radar Helping Professions + A New Approach to Managing Procrastination

On the Nov. 2, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko:  Under-the-radar helping professions. Plus a new approach to managing procrastination. And as usual, you can call in for a Workover

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area 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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9:41pm

Thu September 25, 2014
career apps

Smartphone Apps for Your Career

On the October 19, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Barbara and Marty Nemko discussed  smartphone apps for your career. The show was as good for a laugh as for information.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area 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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9:38pm

Tue September 23, 2014
business etiquette

An Hour of Workovers

On the Oct. 5, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I did an hour of Workovers on callers, including one who is emblematic of the oversupply of degree holders: a UC Berkeley graduate who can't find a better job than pizza delivery person. 

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11:08pm

Tue September 9, 2014
college graduates

What It's Really Like for Today's New College Grads

On the Oct. 12, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Richard Arum, author of Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates.

Plus, you can call in for a Workover--Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you care about, I usually can be of at least modest help.

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1:47pm

Mon August 25, 2014
career and college advice

Career and College Advice for High Schoolers and the People Who Love Them

On the Sep. 14, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife Barbara Nemko and I debate how high schoolers and the people who love them should explore careers, majors, and colleges...and get motivated.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area 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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