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Your Career and You: “Dive into the Deep End”

I’ve been reading Facebook updates and blog posts by my Curry College COM/PR students that kind of tell me they’ve taken my unsolicited but sincere advice to heart. Time and again, in the classroom as well as in one-on-one meetings, I … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “One Hell of a Ride”

This past Friday was a tough one for me. I don’t think anyone noticed at all, but it was. First of all, it was (for my classes) the last formal teaching interaction I will have with Curry College students. Second, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “It’s What I Do”

I do some “navel-gazing” once in a while. I learned a long time ago that reality checks are a critical part of making sure you’re not losing control of your sanity. Recently, I’ve started a semi-habit of tallying up everything … Continue reading

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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: “You’re Not In This Alone”

Part of my “other duties as assigned” at Curry College where I head up our Communication Department‘s Public Relations Concentration is being available to students for advice and counsel. I do this “officially” for a couple dozen, “unofficially” for countless … Continue reading

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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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