Category Archives: Undergraduate Communication

Your Career and You: “The Rollercoaster Called ‘Life’”

The past several months have been “less than optimal” on my side of the world. There have been some more-than-appreciated “ups”…accompanied by what is starting to seem like an increasing number of “downs.” Kind of like a rollercoaster…which I rode … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “MBA? Do Your Homework First!”

As a public relations professional now teaching the next generation(s) of PR pros at Curry College, I am often asked by students whether or not they should pursue a graduate degree. My answer is invariably “yes, but don’t rush into … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Mentoring…Why We Do What We Do”

Mentoring…I talked about this in my last post but some cool stuff has happened since then, so bear with me… I was hit (happily) with the realization that mentoring occurs on at two levels. The one that we most often … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Life and ‘Overloads’”

I’ve been doing something recently that doesn’t come naturally…never has, so “progress” will be interesting to measure. Apparently I’m genetically incapable of saying “no,” and I occasionally (aka: “often”) find myself on the edge of mental and physical implosion. I’ve … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Your Success…Your Responsibility”

Several years ago, we had a news release writing assignment for homework in my “Principles of Public Relations” class at Curry College. It was a simple task, but I cautioned the students that spelling, grammar and punctuation would be THE … Continue reading

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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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