Marty Nemko

Marty Nemko

Contributing Columnist, Kiplinger.com
How to Avoid Getting Fired
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How to Avoid Getting Fired

Hint: Employees who are better liked are often kept on, even if they're less competent at their work.
February 25, 2019
Why I Like to Hire Ugly People
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Why I Like to Hire Ugly People

How the unattractive suffer ... and can end up sitting pretty.
February 6, 2012
13 Careers for the Next Decade
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13 Careers for the Next Decade

We offer a baker’s dozen of professions that promise income growth, work-life balance and social impact.
January 5, 2010
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. . . to Land a Job
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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. . . to Land a Job

The holidays are the time to postpone job searching, right? After all, no one’s hiring. Half the time, no one’s even there, right?
December 9, 2009
A Shortcut to Your Dream Job
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A Shortcut to Your Dream Job

No degree? No experience? No problem.
December 4, 2009
Why Networking is Overrated
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Why Networking is Overrated

Many job searchers should network less and answer ads more.
October 27, 2009
10 Ways to Conquer Your Procrastination
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10 Ways to Conquer Your Procrastination

Put aside your big project for just a moment longer to read this article.
October 1, 2009
The Smartest One in the Room
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The Smartest One in the Room

Tips for you...and for dealing with you.
July 31, 2009
Casting Your Lot With China
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Casting Your Lot With China

If you believe the American empire is falling and the Chinese rising, you may be tempted to try to make your living in China.
June 18, 2009
Land a Government Job Now
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Land a Government Job Now

Most of the new jobs being created by the President's economic-stimulus package are outside the Washington, D.C., area. Here's how to benefit, no matt…
May 22, 2009
What to Do if You're Fired
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What to Do if You're Fired

This step-by-step guide will help you find new employment fast.
May 5, 2009
Doing Well By Doing Good
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Doing Well By Doing Good

How to run a business focused on profits as well as people and the planet.
April 23, 2009
13 Hot Jobs in Hard Times
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13 Hot Jobs in Hard Times

When the going gets tough, these careers get going.
March 20, 2009
Know Thyself
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Know Thyself

Here's an easy way to get constructive feedback that may save your job in these tough times.
February 25, 2009
Career Trends for 2009
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Career Trends for 2009

As layoffs soar, some industries are poised to add more jobs.
January 29, 2009
Kindness, Gratitude and Your Career
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Kindness, Gratitude and Your Career

Is an attitude of goodwill a strength or a weakness in the workplace?
December 11, 2008
The Case for Selfishness
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The Case for Selfishness

Want to make the biggest difference to the greatest number of people? For-profit work may be the ticket.
October 22, 2008
A Career Survival Kit
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A Career Survival Kit

How to protect your job -- or find a new one -- in a scary economy.
October 2, 2008
Six Secrets of Top Communicators
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Six Secrets of Top Communicators

Sharpen your skills to make sure you're heard loud and clear.
August 21, 2008
Biotech Careers: Smart Choices
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Biotech Careers: Smart Choices

You don't need a Ph.D to profit from this hot job field, but don't settle for a menial bachelor's-degree position, either.
July 25, 2008
Career Advice for Men
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Career Advice for Men

In today's workplace, people skills and teamwork rule. Guys, learn how to show your softer side to get ahead.
June 12, 2008
Go From Great to Greatest
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Go From Great to Greatest

Ready to take your career to the next level? These smart moves will propel you to the top.
May 16, 2008
Making Work Fun
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Making Work Fun

Eight ways to increase your enjoyment on the job.
March 6, 2008
Charm School for Your Career
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Charm School for Your Career

Poor social skills holding you back? Here are seven valuable lessons.
February 7, 2008
Hot Career Trends for 2008
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Hot Career Trends for 2008

Opportunities abound in these insecure times -- if you know where to look.
January 11, 2008
Do What You Love and Starve
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Do What You Love and Starve

Forget the inspirational mumbo jumbo. In reality, following your passion can be a risky career move.
December 7, 2007
Standing Out Without Going Overboard
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Standing Out Without Going Overboard

Unconventional traits can hurt your career. Use them to your advantage instead.
November 1, 2007