Work with Marty Nemko

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Marty and guests discuss job & work issues and phone-in workovers:  415 841-4134.

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9:34am

Sat March 21, 2015
robotics, automation

Robotics, Jobs, and You

An MIT Report  says that within 20 years, nearly half of all jobs could be eliminated by robots and other automation. But others argue that technology has always created new jobs we can’t even imagine. What jobs will be eliminated? Which ones created? Will it be a net loss or net gain? What are implications of the coming Robotic Age for all of us?

To help us sort it out, on the Mar. 22, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll talk with robotics insider Erin Rapacki, welcome to Work with Marty Nemko.

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2:53pm

Sat March 7, 2015
career advice

Struggling with Your Career?

Still struggling with your career? On the March 15, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I devote the entire hour to Workovers: You can call in with whatever career conundrum is besetting you and I'll try to help.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on 91.7 FM and is archived for a week on NPR.org and iTunes, and in perpetuity here on KALW.org.

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8:48am

Mon March 2, 2015
online degrees

What Will Replace the Absurdly Expensive Degree?

Thanks to an endless stream of research and anecdote, more people are realizing that the absurdly expensive, time-consuming college and graduate degree are often not close to worth it--either in learning gains or employability. 

Perhaps in response, there's been an explosion of online courses--including those sought-after but overrated courses taught by the research professors at Stanford, Harvard, etc. 

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3:58pm

Sun February 22, 2015
career advice

What the Hell is the Meaning of Life?

Perhaps the foundational belief that most undergirds the career we choose and how we approach our work is, "What is the meaning of life?" Is it work-life balance? Contribution? Happiness?

On the March 1, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife Barbara Nemko and I discuss the book, "The  Meaning of Life." It profiles 100 people's conceptions of the meaning of life.

Plus, you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you care about, we can usually help.

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7:11pm

Sun February 15, 2015
religion in the workplace

Buddhism at Work?

Sometimes, it seems that the Bay Area's most popular religion  is Buddhism. Well, Franz Metcalf, in his book, Being Buddhist at Work, argues that that religion indeed belongs in the workplace, to the betterment of the employee and the employer. He'll be my guest on the Feb. 22, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko. In the program's second segment, you can call in for a Workover--Whatever career conundrum ails you or someone you care about, I can usually help.

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