Expertise: Career | Workplace | Professional development | Job hunting | Resume writing | Job interviews
Background: Marty Nemko, an award-winning career coach, has been a U.S.News & World Report contributing editor for career issues since 2005 and is also a columnist for Kiplinger.com. In previous work, he was a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle. He has been a consultant to 15 college presidents and is co-president of the National Organization for Men. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and subsequently taught there. A native of the Bronx, N.Y., he has had an array of sidelines: Among the world's youngest barroom piano player -- played in Bronx Irish bars at age 14; New York City cab driver while in college; medical researcher at the Rockefeller University on the first project that proved biofeedback worked, and most recently, actor and director in San Francisco area theaters. After his directing debut in Same Time Next Year, Nemko was named “The Ralph Nader of Education” by ABC-TV.
Publications: Co-author, Cool Careers for Dummies (3rd edition, 2007), No. 2 on the Wall Street Journal National Business Bestseller List |The All-in-One College Guide: A Consumer Activist's Guide to Choosing, Getting Into, Finding the Money For, and Making the Most of College, (Barron's, 2004) | How to Get Your Child a Private School Education (Ten Speed Press, 2nd ed., 1989) | How to Get an Ivy League Education at a State University (Avon, 1988)
Honors: San Francisco Bay Gaurdian’s Bay Area’s Best Career Coach, 2004 | Toastmasters International’s Northern California Speaker of the Year, 2007 | Goldstart Events’s Roar of the Crowd Award, 2007
Media Appearances: Nemko frequently appears on major national TV shows including repeat appearances on both NBC’s Today Show and CBS's Early Show, as well as on CNN. He interviews regularly on WTOP-FM in Washington, D.C., and on KGO-FM's Ronn Owens Show, the San Francisco Bay Area’s top news talk radio station. He is also the host of Work With Marty Nemko, on a National Public Radio station in San Francisco.