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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10:52pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Medical Technology: One of the few good bachelor's-level careers with lots of job openings

It's the Holy Grail of careers: A good and ethically unchallenged career requiring only a bachelor's degree--and in which job openings are plentiful.

One of the few careers meet those criteria: medical technologist, more often referred to as lab tech.

On Work with Marty Nemko on June 24 at 11 a.m, my guest was Hanna Poczter who has hired and supervised many lab techs for the North Shore Health Care System.  We'll talk about how best to prepare, the various niches, the careers' upsides and downsides, and other insider advice.

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10:38pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

America: Land of Marketing...and How to Land a Job in Marketing

It seems that an ever larger percentage of job openings is for a marketer.

Everything from peas to non-profits to people need to be branded and then marketed every which way from face-to-face to Facebook.

Hype over substance, sizzle over steak.

I guess that's why I've been averse to doing a show on marketing careers. But alas, with all those marketing jobs out there, I feel it will serve my listeners to succumb.

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9:11pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Keys to Making a Living as a Performer

 

Terry Bradford, who was Celine Dion's duet partner for five years, has impressed me not just with his incredible singing and performing ability, and not just with his huge heart. It's easy to mistake someone with a big heart as being naive about the practicalities of how to make a living as a performer. That would, indeed, be a mistake. Terry is one savvy guy.

And Terry Bradford will be my guest on Work with Marty Nemko, Sunday June 10 from 11 am until around 11:30.  He'll share secrets of the trade and yes, you'll get to hear his truly compelling singing. 

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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.

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