Work with Marty Nemko

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Work with Marty Nemko, 9/25/16: Men Without Work

Nicholas Eberstadt, author of the new book, Men without Work. reports that there is a large new, underdiscussed population of unemployed men not counted in the unemployment statistics because they've given up looking for work. We'll discuss what individuals and society can do.

Work with Marty Nemko, 9/11/16: Wise Words

On the Sep. 11, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I list a couple dozen words and phrases that, when used in the workplace, demonstrate good reasoning skills and stimulate that in others. A few examples: thought experiment and probabilistic.

Work with Marty Nemko, 9/4/16: Will Durst on what it's really like to be a comedian

On the Sep 4, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Will Durst on what it's really like to be a comedian. I suspect he won't be able to resist some commentary on the upcoming election---plenty of material there for a comedian.

Work with Marty Nemko, 9/4/16: Will Durst on what it's really like to be a comedian

Work with Marty Nemko, 8/21/16: Should You Be a Stay-at-Home Dad?

On the Aug. 21, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife Barbara Nemko and I debate the pros and cons of being a stay-at-home dad. Plus we'll do Workovers on callers. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you care about, we can usually help. Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday on KALW 91.7 FM, San Francisco and worldwide on KALW.org. The programs are archived on NPR.org. on iTunes. and in perpetuity on this website.

Work with Marty Nemko, 8/14/16: Does The Workplace Need More or Less Collaboration?

On the August 14, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko: Do we need more or less collaboration in the workplace? Plus you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career conundrum ails you or someone you care about, I can usually help.

Work with Marty Nemko, 8/14/16: Does The Workplace Need More or Less Collaboration?

Work with Marty Nemko, 7/17/16: Your call-in and emailed work problems.

On the July 18, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife Barbara Nemko and I debate how to best address your worklife problem.

Work with Marty Nemko, 7/10/16: A Short Course in Choosing a Career

On the July 10, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I offer what's arguably the world's shortest course in choosing a career. I'll share the most valuable suggestions I know--including a couple dozen worthy, under-the-radar careers...in 10 minutes.

Work with Marty Nemko, 7/3/16: Nerd Nobel Winner Live

On the July 3, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I have the privilege of having a conversation with Whitfield Diffie, the most recent winner of the $1,000,000 Turing Prize: the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for computing. Its nickname: "The Nerd Nobel." He is the architect of modern-day computer security. We'll talk about what it's really like to be a cryptographer, the steps he took toward his breakthrough achievement, and about Whit, the human being. I heard about him because he listens to my show and I'm honored to say that we've become friends. As time permits, I'll also do Workovers on callers. Whatever career conundrum ails you or someone you care about, I can usually help. Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday on 91.7 FM, KALW in San Francisco and worldwide on KALW.org. The program is archived on NPR.org an iTunes and in perpetuity on this page.

Work with Marty Nemko, 6/26/16: 101 Social Work Careers

On the June 26, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Jessica Ritter, author of 101 Social Work Careers.

Work with Marty Nemko: 6/19/16

On the June 16, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, my wife Barbara Nemko and I debate your call-in and emailed questions about your career.

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