Category Archives: PR students

Your Career and You: “Success…A ‘Moving’ Experience”

To say that this summer has been “different” would be the grandest understatement in the history of the spoken word. Margaret (my wife) and I are in the final throes of building/buying a new (our first) home…in Florida (a new … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “I’m a ‘Vampire’”

Now that I’ve got your attention…lemme ’splain (as Ricky Ricardo so often said to Lucy). I talk and write about the fact that I’m an introvert. And yet, ironically, I have a burning need to be around people. My Curry … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Happiness is…”

Okay…on today’s agenda…“Give yourself a break.” Occasionally I have these moments where I wonder what else could go wrong. It just seems like no matter what I try to do, it just goes pffllltttt. Then I crawl into my always-handy … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Don’t Be Anti-‘Social’”

Okay…a random-ish thought for my Curry College COM/PR student-friends and Curry College PR Student Association members sparked by having participated in three or four Twitter chats in the past couple of weeks courtesy of colleagues scattered across the globe… How … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “To Be…or Not To Be…MBA?”

Conversations with my undergrad COM/PR students at Curry College cover the waterfront…from “what kind of paper should I print my resume on?” to “how do I start my job search?” and beyond. One that bubbles up more and more often, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Bottom line…lose the ’tude”

I was watching an episode of “The Middle” recently (okay, Curry College COM/PR students and CCPRSA members…don’t judge!) in which Axl proclaims that of course he’s going to get the job he’s going to interview for…he has amazing hair! Needless … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Professional Development-It’s the Way ‘Up’ for You”

My Madrid-based friend and colleague, Corina Manea, published a thought-provoking piece recently on professional development in which she laid out a terrific roadmap for planning your route to future success. I immediately shared it with everyone I could think of, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “One Hell of a Ride”

This past Friday was a tough one for me. I don’t think anyone noticed at all, but it was. First of all, it was (for my classes) the last formal teaching interaction I will have with Curry College students. Second, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “It’s What I Do”

I do some “navel-gazing” once in a while. I learned a long time ago that reality checks are a critical part of making sure you’re not losing control of your sanity. Recently, I’ve started a semi-habit of tallying up everything … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Who Should You Trust?”

“Fake news” is the topic du jour these days. What’s true? What’s false? Who can you trust to assure you it’s true or false? I love it, in my Introduction to Mass Communication classes at Curry College, where I head … Continue reading

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