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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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“Your Career and You: Reflections”

Today is one of those days that, thankfully, comes just once a year…my birthday. I’ve endured enough of these days that the excitement of childhood occasions has faded away. This particular birthday, though, is somewhat significant in a “ships passing … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Learning…Patience”

As a (now) “professional” teacher doing my thing at Curry College introducing young undergraduate Communication majors and others to my own lifelong career choice/passion of Public Relations, I talk about a lot of stuff. (Just ask ’em…they’ll tell you!) Communication … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Don’t Blame ‘Them’”

I’ve been here in Taipei for the past several weeks, decompressing, doing some serious introspection, and pretty much doing what I do every day anyway…reading local newspapers, watching the news on TV, and marveling at the fact that it doesn’t … 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: “It All Starts Somewhere”

It seems like a lot of my conversations with students at Curry College, where I teach most of the Public Relations courses in our undergraduate Communication major, lead off with the question “Where do I start?” Most of the time … Continue reading

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