Category Archives: Uncategorized

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

Posted in careers, Communication, Curry College, Graduate Communication, job hunting, job search, PRSA, PRSA Boston, public relations, Public Relations Society of America, Regis College, social media, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Your Career and You: “Sorry? Or Sorry I Got Caught?”

I’m on a slightly different rant today than usual thanks to a Vanity Fair article on former CIA Director David Petraeus and his “PR comeback.” While I’m not surprised that he’s trying to salvage his torpedoed reputation both as a … Continue reading

Posted in Code of Ethics, PRSA, public relations, Public Relations Society of America, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Communication | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Your Career and You: “Spring Brake…Time for a Break!”

We’re off this week at Curry College, and my young charges are scattered hither and yon (mostly yon). Regis College was off last week…not sure how they schedule these things! Given the weather we’ve experienced here in the Boston area … Continue reading

Posted in careers, Curry College, internships, mentoring, networking, PRSA, public relations, Public Relations Society of America, Regis College, Time management, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Your Career and You: “In PR, Common Courtesies Should Come Naturally”

I’m writing this in my “den”…also known as the “Red Line”…part of Boston’s subway system. The “T,” as the system is informally called, is my laboratory for the study of human…and not-so-human…behavior. I am continually fascinated/repulsed by the actions of … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Curry College, public relations, Uncategorized, Undergraduate Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Your Career and You: "Love Hurts"

I had coffee with a friend yesterday…one of my budding PR superstars from Curry College, where I oversee the public relations concentration and teach most of the PR courses…who has been out in the “real world” for about three years … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Your Career and You: "Placing the Blame"

var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”); document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); The chain of events on Capitol Hill these past few weeks provides a good, if unfortunate, lesson in “grown-up-ism.” Or, sadly, how not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Your Career and You…"Check the Facts; THEN Communicate!"

var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”); document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); try { var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-13189095-1”); pageTracker._trackPageview(); } catch(err) {} This week’s USDA fiasco has proven once again the crucial need for accuracy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment