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Work with Marty Nemko

  The legalization of recreational marijuana combined with the opioid epidemic is bringing substance abuse, pardon the pun, higher in our consciousness. And of course, the effects of substance abuse don’t abate at the workplace door. So it’s appropriate that on this radio program that focuses on career and workplace issues, we take a look at substance abuse in the workplace, what to do if you think you have a problem, or are or a coworker with or supervisor of someone you think might have a problem. That's Topic 1 on the Mar. 22, 2018 edition of Work with Marty Nemko.

On the May 28, 2017 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Moses Ma, partner in FutureLab, on the implications of blockchain for your career. What's blockchain? It's the technology behind BitCoin, which allows billions of transactions to occur without that big intermediary: The Bank.  But it has far more implications for your career.

On the July 20, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I offer 13 metaphors to help your career, 10 questions to help you decide if and when to retire, and invite you to call in for a 3-Minute Workover.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area and worldwide on The podcast is available for a week on the NPR site and in perpetuity on this page.