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Company Culture, Public Relations Posted Jun 7, 2019 by Shannon Kelley

How College Prepared Me For “The Real World”

When applying for my first job out of college a few short months ago, I took the time to figure out exactly what it was I wanted to do. I always had an idea, however, I thought it would be important to evaluate what I’ve learned over the past four years through my major, internships, […]

Company Culture, Events, Innovation, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology Posted May 24, 2019 by Gabrielle Kondracki

The Podcast Era: Stop, Collaborate and Listen

What caused the podcast era to erupt? Could it have been our instinctual desire to share stories with one another, or a craving to feel more connected in an increasingly cyber-centric world? Does hearing a discussion between people make us feel closer and more involved in a topic than just simply reading about one? We’re […]

Company Culture Posted May 10, 2019 by Doug De Orchis

It’s Off To Work We Go

Most would agree when I say that commuting to work seldom breaks into my “Top 5 Highlights of the Day” list. But with the weather warming up as we approach the summer months, I brought it upon myself to take a closer look at the paths that lead me to the office and to nearby […]

Company Culture, Entrepreneurs, Opinions, Public Relations Posted May 3, 2019 by Kayla Krause

From Graduation to Employment, and All of the In Betweens

  ✅ Final Exams ✅ Order Cap & Gown ✅ Invite Family & Friends ✅ Graduate ⚪ Apply for Jobs…   Congratulations! You’re done with writing papers, studying for exams, and you are officially ready for the “real world.” But now what? With graduation season suddenly upon us, it made me think of when I […]

Company Culture, Cyber Security, Events, Public Relations Posted Feb 5, 2019 by Kevin Kosh

This Disaster goes to 11…

As predictable as the unpredictability of New England weather, so is the fact that this time of year, you both always know, and forever are shocked, when RSA Conference crests the horizon. For a PR person it’s one of two gauntlets we must run yearly, and the destination can be as daunting, if not more, […]

Company Culture Posted Dec 14, 2018 by Courtney Kruzement-Prykhodko

Holiday Cheer is in Full Swing at CHEN PR (And Some Local Events Yule Love!)

The holidays snuck up quickly on us this year! On Monday morning, CHENers were delighted to see that Chris and Kev spruced things up in the CHEN office over the weekend. Poinsettias and wine for everyone! Despite the bitter Boston cold, you won’t find any Grinch faces here! The CHEN team is gearing up for […]

Company Culture, Events, Opinions Posted Oct 19, 2018 by Kayla Krause

“It’s a marathon, not a sprint”

People often use the phrase, “Life is a marathon, not a sprint.” In theory, it makes sense in terms of time – a marathon takes longer, and a sprint is very short – meaning when applied to life, great things take time so don’t rush it. However, having run a marathon now, I can see […]

Company Culture Posted Oct 12, 2018 by Doug De Orchis

Make Way for Duck Boats!

CHEN PR is a company that values enthusiasm when it comes to both work and play. And once every year, we set aside a day to explore our home state of Massachusetts and enjoy each other’s company. This year, we decided to play tourist in our own city of Boston by taking a duck boat […]

Company Culture, High Technology, Innovation, Public Relations, Technology Posted Sep 14, 2018 by Kayla Krause

Sam Whitmore’s Annual Visit—Always Fun and Fruitful

Another year, another fantastic visit with our dear friend, Sam Whitmore. Having known Sam since just after he began the Sam Whitmore Media Survey (SWMS,) the CHEN PR crew always looks forward to getting together with the media guru to chat about the latest trends in public relations, seeing where reporters have moved to, and […]

Company Culture Posted Aug 24, 2018 by Jennifer Torode

The Perks of Taking Action

One day, in late June while I was commuting to work on the glamorous MBTA’s Orange Line, I realized that I felt I was on a hamster wheel or in the movie, Ground Hog Day. I found myself getting bored with my same old routine and was a bit unfulfilled. I can guarantee that even […]