Category Archives: PRSA

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

One question I am asked most often is: “Where do I go next?” Most of the time it’s from young professionals who have just gotten a start in their career and are eager to move onward and upward. I get … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Passion for Your Profession”

A photo on Instagram taken of and posted by my friend/former Curry College student Samantha Valletta drove home for me the absolute need to love what you’re doing for a living. Samantha has multiple passions including theatre, dance, yoga…and public … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Time for Reflection”

I spend a lot of time advising Curry College students on the “next step” as they begin preparing for “life after college” and all the terrifying unknowns lurking in the corners. This role comes easily thanks to the fact that … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “But I’m Just a Kid”

I’ve written about this before, but tonight it rings so true. I’m just back from the Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference where I was in the middle of close to 3,000 public relations professionals from around the world…all … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “You Can’t ‘Buy’ Ethics”

I’m doubling up on my posts about public relations and ethics this month. September is “Ethics Month” for the Public Relations Society of America, and we devote a lot of energy to educating/ reminding public relations professionals about the responsibility that … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “But Is It Ethical??”

I’ve talked a lot in the past about the various aspects of the public relations profession…superior writing ability, research skills, attention to detail, “big picture” thinking… One thing I haven’t mentioned, at least not directly, is ethical conduct. No reason … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Teaching and Learning”

I’ve been doing this teaching thing for more than 10 years now…not counting a couple of years waaay back when I was in the Air Force and teaching English in Vietnam. Never intended to make it another career path, but … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Tomorrow…It Begins…Again”

I’m sitting here looking out at a magnificently miserable day and thinking back on the year that is in its final days. For the most part, good memories, with a few “challenges” thrown in just to keep things interesting. The … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “You’re Smarter Than You Think”

The past few weeks have been, to put it as kindly as I can, freaking insane. I spent a mind-blowing four days in Washington, DC, at the Public Relations Society of America’s International Conference (Note: This is the link to the … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Ethics – ‘When You Come to a Fork in the Road…’”

September for the Public Relations Society of America is branded as “Ethics Month,” and we as a Society are running like gerbils on the wheel in our cage to inform, educate, and increase awareness of the role that ethics plays … Continue reading

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