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KALW's Ashleyanne Krigbaum

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After 26 years as a career and personal coach, I've come to believe that there are eight career "truths" that are no longer so true or perhaps never were so true.

On the June 9, 2013 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I tried to present a more nuanced approach to thinking about four of those truths.

On the June 16, 2013 show, I talked about three more of those "truths' and invited you to comment. As usual, I also invited your calls for a Three-Minute Workover, in which I try to help you with your career conundrum.

On Dec 2 at 11 am on KALW, MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, Sara Horowitz appears on Work with Marty Nemko to discuss her new book, The Freelancer's Bible. We'll talk about how to find work, price it, even how to get insurance, as well as the implications of a workforce that ever more, consists of freelancers.

I'll also invite listeners to call in for a three-minute career makeover, a Workover.

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

I will have made five presentations during the Commonwealth Club's month on The Future of Work. In the Sep. 2, 2012 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I distill those presentations into one hour on:

  • under-the-radar careers for 2013 and beyond
  • ahead-of-the-pack strategies for landing a good job
  • not-obvious strategies for getting ahead (or at least not laid off)
  • how to beat the odds against successful self-employment.

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

On the July 22, 2012  edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I shared my favorite ideas from the book The $100 Start-Up.  Then, listeners called in for a three-minute WorkOver.  The show aired Sunday, July 22 at 11 am.

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

On July 8 from 11 am to noon, I offered the strategies that have most often helped my clients improve their time management, and importantly, be motivated to work on it.

Also, I did Three-Minute Workovers on callers. 

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

Every Sunday from 11 am to noon, I try to help you solve your career conundrum, no matter how serious. Usually, I only devote part of the show to those Three-Minute Workovers. But on Sunday, June 3, I'll do Workovers for the entire hour, interspersed with my favorite new career tips.

 

On Work with Marty Nemko on Sunday May 20 from 11 am to noon, Drs. Marty and Barbara Nemko debate these questions:

How do you assess whether you're competent enough at your job?

How do you assess when it's time to ask for a raise or promotion?

How do you decide whether to pursue a creative career or a less risky option?

How do you assess if you have a personality problem that's damaging your career?

How do you know when to quit your job?

How do you decide whether to go back to school?

On today's show (April 15, 2012,) listeners and I shared lessons we learned from our parents.  If there was a common thread is that many fathers, didn't explicitly teach lessons about the value of hard work, but did work hard. And rather than being dubbed with a pathological moniker such as "workaholic" or "unable to convey feelings," the callers and I agreed that such people--man or women--are more wisely described as unsung heroes. I think you'll enjoy this show. It was filled with heart and useful reminders. 

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.