career advice

5:55pm

Fri April 5, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

The Art of Mentoring + The Case for a College Report Card

On the April 14, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Marty explains the art of being a great mentor and a great protege.

In the show's 2nd segment, Marty makes the case that requiring colleges to post on their home page a consumerist report card on themselves far more valid than the U.S. News rankings would create a much improved workforce along with yielding many other benefits.

In the show's 3rd segment, listeners call in for a 3-Minute Workover: Marty helps them solve their career conundrum.

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10:29am

Fri April 5, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Careers in the 2nd Half of Life

Many people are in the no-man's land.  They're not ready to retire--they want or need to work but no one will hire them except for a McJob.

Two new books that offer help: Second-Act Careers, and Encore Careers. On the Apr. 7, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Drs Barbara and Marty Nemko discuss the stories of people who made an interesting career change in the 2nd half of life.

Plus listeners call in for a 3-Minute Workover--Marty and Barbara try to help you overcome your career conundrum.

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1:30pm

Sun January 27, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Guilt at Work

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.

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12:25pm

Wed October 10, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

What Is it Really Like to be a Real Estate Agent Today and Tomorrow (airs 12/16/12)

A career in real estate is attractive to many people because of low barriers to entry, high potential income, and the pleasure of buying and selling homes.


Alas, the reality isn't that simple today, and especially tomorrow. But I'll talk with a guy who's the savviest and straightest-shooting real estate broker I know: George Mantor.  I really think it's going to be a fascinating and helpful interview.

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1:50pm

Sun September 23, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

My Top 38 Slacker Jobs

Looks like he might like a kick-back job

For many people, the holy grail of work is not money, status, or power but a laid-back life. Are there not-obvious ways to make money that are kick-back?


On the Sep. 30, 2012 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll share 38 of em: one example: that's timely for the political season: political sign placer and remover. 


Plus, whether you're a slacker or not, you can call in for a three-minute career makeover. 

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