A communication professional’s airing of grievances

The fictional holiday Festivus is soon approaching, which means it’s time to put up the pole and get it all out.

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Communicators don’t always just get to complain about the jobs we do day in and day out. Because (spoiler alert) we’re not spin doctors.

In honor of the upcoming, “Seinfeld”-ian holiday of Festivus (if you don’t know about Festivus, start here), maybe it’s time for an airing of grievances about being communications professionals.

What sucks about being a communications professional?

Here are a few items from my list.

Being ridiculed for social media addiction

My social media problem doesn’t bother me that much. Why wouldn’t someone want to start and end their day by scrolling through Facebook or Twitter, checking Instagram one more time, and maybe just a quick little dip into Vine?

What’s really annoying about my social media addiction is being made fun of for it.

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