career advice

12:23pm

Sat June 8, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Four Career "Truths" That May Not Be So True

Some career truisms are no longer true. Others never have been as true as is widely believed.

On the June 9, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I take a hard look at four of those so-called truths and invite you to comment. Plus, you can call in for a Three-Minute Workover. I'll do my best to cure your career conundrum. And if it goes well, I plan to examine four more on the following Sunday's show.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 am to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM, San Francisco.

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1:10pm

Sat May 25, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Tough-Love, Curmudgeonly Career Advice

Career counselors, including me, tend to err toward the positive. After all, people who seek career help are often down in the dumps and crave an uplift. Indeed, I try on my show, Work with Marty Nemko, to, while remaining honest and realistic, look to find the positive.

But on the May 26, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I'll be different: It'll be the tough-love hour. Sometimes, some people, would benefit more from some direct, no-nonsense tough love, even if it sounds curmudgeonly. 

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5:49pm

Fri April 12, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Want a Career in Theatre?

On the May 5, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with producer, director, actor Barry Martin, producer, actor Taylor Bartolucci and actor James Sasser on careers in theatre: acting, directing, and starting a theatre company. Plus, listeners called in with questions about their existing or future career in the expressive arts.

Oh, and Bartolucci and Sasser sang two songs from the show they're starring in, Funny Girl, at the Napa Valley Opera House, May 10-19. I accompanied on the piano.  

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5:46pm

Fri April 12, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Call in for a 3-Minute Workover

On the April 28, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I devote the entire hour to trying to help you solve your career conundrums. I invite you to call in for a 3-Minute Workovers. In between calls, I offer my favorite new career-related tips and tricks.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 am to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM, San Francisco.

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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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