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. His career column appeared for six years in the San Francisco Chronicle and inm 2011 and 2012  The Big Idea in WashingtonPost.com's Innovations section and Working it Out on TheAtlantic.com. In his 26th year as a career and education coach, he has served 4,000 clients and enjoys a 96% client-satisfaction rate.

He holds a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and subsequently taught its graduate school. He is the author of seven books including Cool Careers for Dummies, and two books in 2012, How to Do Life: What they didn't teach you in school and What's the Big Idea? 39 reinventions for a better America.  Those and his 1,000+ articles on career and other issues inform his show. Those articles are archived free on www.martynemko.com.

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

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6:58pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Can You Stump Marty Nemko?

Every Sunday from 11 am to noon, I try to help you solve your career conundrum, no matter how serious. Usually, I only devote part of the show to those Three-Minute Workovers. But on Sunday, June 3, I'll do Workovers for the entire hour, interspersed with my favorite new career tips.

 

6:44pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

How to Use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to Land a Job

 

On Work with Marty Nemko on May 27 at 11 am, my guest:  Josh Waldman, author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies.

At around 11:30, I'll invite listeners to call in for me to do a three-minute Workover on them.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 am to noon on 91.7 FM, KALW San Francisco.

5:54pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

The Nemkos Tackle The Top Ten Career Conundrums

On Work with Marty Nemko on Sunday May 20 from 11 am to noon, Drs. Marty and Barbara Nemko debate these questions:

How do you assess whether you're competent enough at your job?

How do you assess when it's time to ask for a raise or promotion?

How do you decide whether to pursue a creative career or a less risky option?

How do you assess if you have a personality problem that's damaging your career?

How do you know when to quit your job?

How do you decide whether to go back to school?

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12:32pm

Sun May 6, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Work with Marty Nemko 5/6/12

I discussed new, no-and-low-cost ways to improve workplace morale plus I did three-minute Workovers on caller

12:32pm

Sun April 22, 2012
Work with Marty Nemko

Work with Marty Nemko

Barbara Nemko and I read scenes from famous plays that addressed work issues: Death of a Salesman, Prisoner of Second Avenue, Pygmalion. That led to a discussion of the nearly unprecedented plight of today's job seekers. An Associated Press analysis reported on April 22, 2012 found that HALF of new college graduates are unemployed or underemployed. Here's the link: http://www.theledger.com/article/20120422/NEWS/120429784/1410?p=1&tc=pg. I also did three-minute Workovers on callers.

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