Tag Archives: Professionalism

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: “Good Housekeeping = Good PR”

In one of my previous lives as a public relations practitioner, I developed an odd (to my co-workers) habit of stopping on the way to my office to pick up stray bits of paper in the parking lot and dust … 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: “Personal Recognition…It’s Good ‘PR’!”

It took me a long time to figure this out myself…If you don’t tell people who you are, they’re not going to know who you are.” I know this is a mind-blowingly obvious statement, but how many of you are … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Success: It’s An Uphill Climb”

It seems like I have the conversation pretty regularly. A student (usually a senior) will stop by my office with a tentative “Are you busy?” look, and we start talking…about classes, life, the world in general. Pretty soon it zeroes … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “They Only Seem Like ‘Little Things’”

I was struck today with the realization…not new, but definitely reassuring…that the “little things” that you do are oftentimes not so “little.” More than anything, it was a reminder of and reinforcement for why you do things for others when … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Help, I Need Somebody…Help, Not Just Anybody!”

It’s that time of the year again…start of the new semester at Curry College…unfamiliar faces in my classrooms…alarm jolting me awake at 4:45 am after a restful couple of summer months of “sleeping in” until 7. I’ve been doing this … Continue reading

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