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Work with Marty Nemko, 11/9/17: What's It Really Like to be a Coroner?

On the Nov. 9, 2017 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with 3-times-elected Marin County coroner Ken Holmes. He is the subject of a new book, The Education of a Coroner.

In the show's 2nd segment, you can call in for a Workover. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you care about, I can usually help.

After 28 years on Sundays, Work with Marty Nemko is now heard every Thursday from 7 to 8 PM here on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco.

The programs are archived on NPR.org, on iTunes, and in perpetuity on this web page.

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.