Tag Archives: Undergraduate Communication

Your Career and You: “Inspiration”

For anyone who may have noticed, I’ve been kind of quiet on “Your Career and You” for a couple of months. Lot of “stuff” going on both personally and professionally, and as blues legend B.B. King would say, “The thrill [was] … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “The Road Not Taken”

Okay, I’ll confess. I “borrowed” that title from poet Robert Frost. But it really fits my thoughts for today after having had a fascinating conversation with a cab driver on my way to the airport. He and I got into … 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: “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: “Teaching and Learning”

I’ve been doing this teaching thing for more than 10 years now…not counting a couple of years waaay back when I was in the Air Force and teaching English in Vietnam. Never intended to make it another career path, but … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “A Shoulder to Lean On”

A friend/former student stopped by my office at Curry College recently. He graduated last year, but he lives in the area now, so he stops in from time to time to say “hello” and to update me on what he’s doing. … 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: “The Old Way Doesn’t Work? Try A New Way!”

One of the fringe benefits of being a “veteran” public relations professional now teaching the next generation(s) of PR practitioners at Curry College is that of providing advice, counsel, and general “talk ‘em off the ledge” reassurance to young…and sometimes … Continue reading

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