S.F. talks to focus on future of work

Marty Nemko and Marc Freedman — both Jewish, Bay Area–based, nationally known experts on careers — are among a lineup of speakers taking part this month in the Common-wealth Club series, “The Future of Work.”

Marc Freedman

Nemko, a career coach and longtime KALW radio show host, will lead a discussion at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 titled “Getting Promoted (or at Least Not Laid Off).”

Freedman, author of “The Big Shift” and CEO of the nonprofit Civic Ventures, will address “Baby Boomers Defer Retirement for ‘Encore Careers’ ” at 5:15 p.m. Aug. 21.

Both talks are preceded by a 30-minute “networking reception” and take place at the Common-wealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F. For a complete list of speakers in the series, go to www.commonwealthclub.org.