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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: “Nothing’s Perfect, Little Girl”

I read a terrific post on PR Daily recently entitled “8 Fundamental Truths about Public Relations” by Christina Nicholson that got me to thinking about all the things I pass on to students at Curry College who wind up in … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Why Are We Having This Conversation?”

We’re easing in on one full month since Commencement 2016 at Curry College, where I ride herd over the Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration and serve as Faculty Adviser to the Curry College Public Relations Student Association. My PR troops … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Just Checking In”

As a former public relations professional now teaching the next generations of PR pros at Curry College, I’m often asked why I devote so much time and energy to helping my young charges get a firm grip on “life after … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Success in PR…It’s About ‘Delivery’”

Some minor glitches have occurred this summer that brought one major characteristic of a public relations professional into sharp focus for me…delivery of promised actions. I also realized that this is something I need to give more emphasis to, especially … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Do Your Homework and Choose Carefully”

Events of the past few weeks here in the Boston area have reminded me of one important thing as you start out on your search for either your first adventure in your chosen profession or the next step in your … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Making Connections…Connecting Dots”

I love it that my students at Curry College, where I head our undergrad Public Relations Concentration and teach most of the PR courses, are starting to explore internship and job possibilities…without me poking and prodding. We’re in the third … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Oppurtunity and Common Since”

Two things that I try to help my students understand at Curry College, where I head our Communication Department’s Public Relations Concentration, are (a) that there are any number of great entry-level positions out there that they are fully capable … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: Type O: Good :-) … Typo: Bad :-(

I have no doubt that my Communication students at Curry College…especially those who have put up with me in the Public Relations Concentration that I oversee…are going to moan, “Oh, Colonel, there he goes again.” But a couple of incidents … 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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