The Mar 17, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko will feature a debate on the question, "Is Current California policy good for jobs? Taking the affirmative side will be Ken Jacobs, Director of the Labor Center at U.C. Berkeley. Taking the negative side will be Stanford/Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson.
If time permits, I'll also do Three-Minute Workovers on callers.
Work with Marty Nemko is heard Sundays from 11 am to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in San Francisco.
In today's workplace, being a digital doofus often means career doom. Yet millions of people, including well-educated people still are tech-light but are embarrassed to admit it, let alone to get help.
On the March 10, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Barbara and Marty Nemko will try to offer a bit of such help. They'll discuss the book, Is This Thing On?:" A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming. Plus listeners can call in for a 3-minute workover.
Many people feel guilt about what they've done or didn't do in their worklife: from knowing teammates will pick up their slack to guilt-tripping a romantic partner into earning all the income. And then there's lying on a resume or stealing from your employer: exaggerating hours billed for, padding expense accounts, taking sick days so you can see the Giants play, fooling around on the Internet for a couple hours at work, etc.
Is corporate life that bad? Worse? Better? Columbia Business School's Ray Fisman and Harvard Business Review Press's Tim Sullivan will take us through the logic--or seeming lack thereof--of these organizations.
Whether you're a corporate leader, a non-profit drone, or simply want a look into the window of what it's really like in corporate America beyond what you watch in Mad Men or The Office, I think you'll enjoy this segment of Work with Marty Nemko on Feb. 24, 2013.
As America becomes ever more diverse and our economy becomes ever more global, careers as a translator, interpreter, and in making communication culturally sensitive are ever more in-demand. That will likely accelerate further when "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" occurs in the U.S.