Marty Nemko was called "job coach extraordinaire" by U.S. News and "The Bay Area's best career coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He has written 20 essays in TIME's Ideas section, and 1240 for PsychologyToday.com. Previously, his career column appeared for six years in the San Francisco Chronicle and then wrote The Big Idea continuing series on WashingtonPost.com and the Working it Out column on TheAtlantic.com. In his 30th year as a career and education advisor, Marty Nemko has served 5,400 clients and enjoys a 96% client-satisfaction rate. He is a part-time instructor of medical students at the UCSF School of Medicine.
Marty Nemko holds a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley and subsequently taught its graduate school. He is the author of 11 books including, in 2018, Careers for Dummies and The Best of Marty Nemko (3rd edition.) His earlier books include How to Do Life: What they didn't teach you in school and What's the Big Idea? 39 Disruptive Ideas for a Better America. His articles are archived free on www.martynemko.com.
Marty Nemko has been a guest on many major programs from The Today Show to the Daily Show to NPR's Talk of the Nation. Toastmasters names one non-member its Northern California Speaker of the Year. Marty Nemko was a winner, in part because of his KALW program.