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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3:44pm

Sat August 10, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

What Does It Take to be a Great Manager and Leader?

On the Aug 11, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I tackle three things:

How to be a great, even beloved, manager and leader? To that end, I'll kick of the discussion by giving the mock talk I'd give to my employees upon getting hired. I'll try to embed principles of best practice.

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10:04pm

Wed August 7, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Office Idiots

On the Aug. 18, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll talk with Ken Lloyd, author of Office Idiots: What to do When Your Workplace is a Jerkplace.  Plus you can call in for a 3-Minute Workover.

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11:23am

Sat August 3, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Where Will The Jobs Be?

The costs of employing an American continues to grow at the same time as automation and offshoring become ever more tempting to employers. So where will the jobs be, especially the jobs that promise a stable, sustainable living? And what's the broader solution: What's the smartest approaches to encouraging the creation of sustainable jobs?

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11:44pm

Tue July 16, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Jaron Lanier, one of Time's 100 Most Influential People, Comes to KALW

Jaron Lanier may be best known for being the father of virtual reality but in recent years, he's focused on how to reverse the middle class's shrinking. That thinking has culminated in his new book, Who Owns the Future.

I watched Jaron Lanier give a talk on C-Span after which I immediately invited him to appear on Work with Marty Nemko.  I predict he will be among the most interesting guests I've ever had on the program.

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11:40pm

Tue July 9, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Work Lessons from the World's Slums

On the Aug. 4, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll talk with Robert Neuwirth who has spent years visiting the world's slums and squatter cities.

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