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Your Career and You: “Are You ‘Social’ Enough?”

I often ask my students at Curry College, where I ride herd over our Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the undergrad PR courses, how active they are on social media…what platforms, how much time spent, etc. I never … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Watching Flowers Grow”

One of the truly rewarding things about my current life as a PR professor has been introducing young men and women to the profession that has been mine for more than a quarter-century and seeing that mental “light” go on … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Help, I Need Somebody…Help, Not Just Anybody!”

It’s that time of the year again…start of the new semester at Curry College…unfamiliar faces in my classrooms…alarm jolting me awake at 4:45 am after a restful couple of summer months of “sleeping in” until 7. I’ve been doing this … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Summer Daze”

It’s the middle of July, and so far I’ve “only” read three books and chilled on a six-week-long vacation in my “second home” of Taipei, Taiwan. If you follow me on Twitter or we’re friends on Facebook, you know this … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Where Will I Go? What Will I Do?”

We’re slipping “gently” into the final weeks of spring semester at Curry College, where I head up our Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the PR courses. I, for one, can smell summer on the horizon! Aside from the … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Do Your Homework and Choose Carefully”

Events of the past few weeks here in the Boston area have reminded me of one important thing as you start out on your search for either your first adventure in your chosen profession or the next step in your … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Making Connections…Connecting Dots”

I love it that my students at Curry College, where I head our undergrad Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the PR courses, are starting to explore internship and job possibilities…without me poking and prodding. We’re in the third … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Oppurtunity and Common Since”

Two things that I try to help my students understand at Curry College, where I head our Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration, are (a) that there are any number of great entry-level positions out there that they are fully capable … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: Type O: Good :-) … Typo: Bad :-(

I have no doubt that my Communication students at Curry College…especially those who have put up with me in the Public Relations Concentration that I oversee…are going to moan, “Oh, Colonel, there he goes again.” But a couple of incidents … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “How ‘Social’ Are You?”

This has been an interesting semester thus far at Curry College, where I teach most of the public relations courses in our undergraduate Communication Department. Good students for the most part. A little rocky getting started, but the bumps are … Continue reading

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