Work with Marty Nemko

Sundays at 11am

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

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Sun February 15, 2015
career advice

Are You Being Too Positive at Work?

On the Feb. 15, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I had an hour-long quite candid exchange with Todd Kashdan, author of The Upside of Your Dark Side. His book argues that we'd be wise to supplement the traditionally upbeat American way of being in the workplace with such "no-nos" as anger, anxiety, invoking guilt, and even narcissism.

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Sun January 25, 2015
comprehensive immigration reform

A Debate: Will Comprehensive Immigration Reform Be Good for Jobs?

On the Feb. 1, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I moderate a debate on the question of whether Comprehensive Immigration Reform would be good for the economy, especially for the job situation for workers and employers.

Taking the yes side will be the Partnership for a New Economy's  Executive Director, Jeremy Robbins. Taking the no side will be The Center for Immigration Study's Director of Research, Steven Camarota.

As usual, in the second part of the show, you can call in for a Workover.

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Sat January 24, 2015
career change

Straight Talk About Changing Your Career

On the Feb. 8, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I offer straight talk about changing careers. I also offer eight ways to de-stress at work. And as usual, you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you care about, I can usually help.

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Wed January 14, 2015
career advice

Career Lessons in Oprah's new book

On the Jan. 18, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko,  my wife Barbara Nemko and I discuss the career lessons offered in Oprah Winfrey's new book, What I Know for Sure." Plus you can call in for a workover. I'll also offer my favorite new career tips.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area and worldwide on The podcast is available for a week on the NPR site and in perpetuity on this page.

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Fri January 9, 2015
restaurant management

What's It Really Like to Run a Chinese Restaurant?

On the Jan. 11, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Kerry Yip about what it's really like to run a Chinese Restaurant. He owns The Great Wall restaurant in Oakland. 

In the program's second half, you can call in for a Workover--Whatever career conundrum is besetting you, I usually can help you take at least a baby step forward, sometimes a big step.

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