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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7:42am

Sat March 3, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

She Came A Long Way from East Oakland

Where Jeffrie lived

I've had 3,900 career coaching clients. The experience I had with Jeffrie Givens is my most memorable.  She'll be on the show this Sunday, Mar. 11.

Plus, as usual, I'll do Three-Minute Workovers on callers. So if you or someone you care about has a work-related problem, feel free to call into the show.

That's on Work with Marty Nemko, Sundays from 11 a m to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM San Francisco.

10:16am

Tue February 14, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Coping with Anxiety in Today's Anxious Workplace

On March 4 at 11 am, I'll talk with Margaret Wehrenberg, author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques Workbook on anxiety in today's anxious workplace. 

That plus call-in three-minute Workovers, on Work with Marty Nemko, Sundays from 11 am to noon, on KALW, 91.7 FM.

9:51am

Wed February 8, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

We're All Coaches...And Here's How to Become a More Helpful One

Whether it''s your supervisees, coworkers, a friend, your kid, grandkid, romantic partner, or a sports team, we all coach. Alas, too often, we fail to help the other person as much as we'd like.

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9:39am

Tue February 7, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

How Realistic is a Career in VoiceOver?

Many people think of voiceover as an easy, cool career. But how realistic is it that one can make a living at it--or even enough to pay back the cost of the training and demo?

On Sunday, Feb. 19, I'll ask such questions of Elaine Clark, author of the just-published third edition of There's Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Complete Insider's Guide to Earning Income and Building a Career in Voice-Overs.

That's on Work with Marty Nemko, Sundays from 11 am to noon, here on KALW, 91.7 FM.

11:24pm

Sun February 5, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

High Times on Work with Marty Nemko

stoned at work

 Can you work effectively while drunk or high? Think you might have a substance abuse problem? What if you think your supervisee or coworker does? When can and can't employers require?  My guest Paula Wilbourne, who runs a national substance abuse program for the Veterans Administration and I will discuss those questions. And as usual, you can call-in for a three-minute Workover--I'll try to help you solve your career or self-employment problem. On Work with Marty Nemko, Sundays from 11 am to noon on KALW,91.7 FM, San Francisco.

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