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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4:02pm

Thu November 14, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Where's the Job Growth? Plus the "How Employable Are You?" Quiz

On the Nov. 24, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko: Where’s the job growth?  And the how employable are you” quiz? And the pros and cons of forcing fast-food restaurants to pay all its workers at least $15 an hour. Plus, you can call in for a 3-Minute Workover.

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11:09pm

Wed October 9, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

The Maker Movement: How likely a path to sustainable income?

On the Oct. 27, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with David Lang, author of Zero to Maker, on the Maker Movement: How likely a path to sustainable employment.

In the second half of the show you can call in for a 3-Minute Workover. I'll try to help you solve the career conundrum you or someone you love is facing.

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2:31pm

Wed September 4, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Advice on Working in High-Tech, Especially StartUps

Are startups really such cool places to work?

How do you decide whether and which startups are worth working for?

Should employers and not employees decide what to work on?

Does controlling risk trump going for a home run?

Are the millenialls really "entitled?"

Does capitalism come in flavors?

On the Oct. 13, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my guest will be start-up expert Michael O Church, who offers unconventional and smart answers to such questions. 

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10:59am

Tue September 3, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Charles Duhigg: Potent, not-obvious advice on creating a new habit

On the Jan. 5, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko: Charles Duhigg,  author of The Power of Habit. Potent but not-obvious advice on how to create a new habit. 

 

Plus, you can call in with your career problem or that of someone you care about. In what I call a 3-Minute Workover, I'll do my best to help you take at least a baby-step forward. 

 

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9:43am

Tue September 3, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

How the Media Reveals and Distorts the Realities of Work

On the Sep. 29 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Michael Bernick, the former director of California's Employment Development Department about how work is portrayed and misportrayed in TV sitcoms, movies, TV news, etc.

And you can call in with your career problem or that of someone you care about. In what I call a 3-Minute Workover, I'll do my best to help you take at least a baby-step forward. 

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