Category Archives: social media

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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Your Career and You: “They Only Seem Like ‘Little Things’”

I was struck today with the realization…not new, but definitely reassuring…that the “little things” that you do are oftentimes not so “little.” More than anything, it was a reminder of and reinforcement for why you do things for others when … 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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Your Career and You: “Connections…They Bring Us Together”

A series of events this past weekend really brought home the meaning for me of “connections.” The first was…thanks to a blundering electrician from our town’s utilities department…a total loss of telephone and internet service for five l-o-o-n-n-n-g-g-g-g days. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: Summer Doldrum Defense

There’s nothing like a heat wave in New England to cheer you up! Especially if, like yours truly, you were born and reared in the South and then spent eight years in the Philippines,Vietnam, and Hawaii…places where “cool” is a … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Connecting the Dots”

We’re nearing the finish line for the academic year both at Curry College, where I ride herd over the Communication Department’s undergrad Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the PR courses, and at Regis College, where I teach part-time … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Customer Service…When Our Eyes Met…”

My wife and I stopped in at a local restaurant this past weekend for lunch. The place is frequented by folks “of a certain age” who have shoes in their closets older than most of the waitstaff bustling back and … Continue reading

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