Marty Nemko Ph.D.

Named the San Francisco Bay Area's "Best Career Coach," Marty Nemko, Ph.D., has been career and personal coach to more than 5,000 clients and enjoys a 96 percent client-satisfaction rate. The author of 11 books (250,000 copies sold) including Careers for Dummies, plus 3,500(!) published articles, including in TIME, The Atlantic, and the Washington Post.  86 of his articles are anthologized in The Best of Marty Nemko (3rd edition, 2018.)  Nemko is in his 29th year as host of Work with Marty Nemko on KALW-FM (NPR-San Francisco.) He was the one man in a one-man PBS-TV Pledge Drive Special. He holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and subsequently taught there. He is married to Barbara Nemko, the Napa County Superintendent of Schools. They have one daughter and one doggie: Einstein, whose name is false advertising: He's no genius but sweet as they come. The archive of Marty Nemko's writings and radio show plus a link to his Twitter posts are accessible from

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