The San Francisco Bay Guardian called Dr. Nemko "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach" and he was Contributing Editor for Careers at U.S. News where he now also blogs. His sixth and seventh books were published in 2012: How to Do Life: What They Didn't Teach You in School and What's the Big Idea? 39 Disruptive Proposals for a Better America . More than 1,000 of his published writings are free on www.martynemko.com. He posts here weekly.
Add Marty to your Google+ Circles.
How to find, groom and mentor your successor in the best way possible. Look inside and outside your organization for the right candidate. Read More »
On Labor Day, recognize America's truly great workers. Read More »
Career coach and blogger Marty Nemko has been writing about the biggest career myths, from "Do what you love," "Networking is the only way to get a job," to "Job seekers must sell themselves." This post is final one in the series and takes aim at the notion that if you want to make a positive impact on the... Read More »
The concept of "selling yourself" to get a job may be unethical. Read More »
Moving on up. It's the American way. But are you sure you want to? Some people keep getting promotions or higher-level clients until they reach their level of incompetence. And some devotees of work-life balance would rather be just B players in exchange for personal time. The fact is, up isn't the only way. In... Read More »
It's not just you. Even your boss is probably asked to do more with less. So she or he may not have time to help you when you need it. And make too many requests and you could be written off as high-maintenance. Writer and marketing genius, Seth Godin, proposes a solution: Lead up. He claims employees have more... Read More »