Economy/Labor/Biz

11:20am

Thu March 15, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

X-Prize CEO on Work with Marty Nemko

With molecular biology and aerospace engineering degrees from MIT and an M.D.from Harvard, successful entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Diamandis, founded the X-Prize Foundation to award up-to $10-million prizes to scientists that could make serious inroads into the world's greatest problems: poverty, energy, disease, etc. 

Not surprisingly, he has received all sorts of proposals. He has synthesized what he learned plus his current thinking and predictios in the just-published Simon & Schuster book, Abundance: The Future is Better than You Think.

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11:54am

Wed March 14, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

1 Person, 10 Professional Careers...Without a College Degree

These days, a college degree far from assures you'll land a good job. Indeed, a degree has been described as a mere hunting license.  And conventional wisdom is that without a degree you're likely doomed to a McJob.

That hasn't been the case for Linda Seabright, who will be my guest on Work with Marty Nemko on April 1, 2012. Without a degree, she has held each of the following positions:

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11:42am

Wed March 14, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

An Accidental Entrepreneur

Brian Jones' goal was never to run his own business. He always wanted an 8 to 5 job with benefits, and to retire as early as possible. That's not quite how it worked out. And no, it's not the typical rags to riches story.

He'll tell his story on Sunday, March 25, plus you can call in for a three-minute career makeover, on Work with Marty Nemko, Sundays from 11 am to noon on 91.7 FM, KALW San Francisco.

12:00am

Tue March 13, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What would you change about corporate taxes?

 On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the corporate tax system and President Obama’s plan to overhaul it. How much do corporations pay in taxes? From 2008-2011, 30 major corporations paid no taxes, according to Citizens for Tax Justice. How much should they pay? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What is the economic impact of corporate taxation? What changes would you like to see? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

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10:58am

Tue March 6, 2012
City Visions: March 12, 2012

Understanding California's Domestic Workers Rights Bill

photo courtesy of www.domesticworkers.org

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Susie Britton

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