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Cyber Security, High Technology, Social Media, Technology Posted Sep 20, 2019 by Shannon Kelley

Would You Rather?

Artificial Intelligence (AI). What do you know about it? It’s a great tool that has revolutionized the technology world we live in. It drives convenience into our lives and acts as an assistant in our day-to-day routines. However, there are always two sides to every coin, and that remains true when we’re talking about AI. […]

Cyber Security, High Technology, Social Media, Technology Posted Aug 2, 2019 by Shannon Kelley

Privacy Matters in a World That is No Longer Private

With chatter surrounding Facebook’s security and privacy data use issues, I’m sure there have been some conflicting feelings about whether or not you let go of your online identity. However, you and I both know you’re probably not going to do that. It’s okay, we don’t blame you. Social media has become an increasingly desirable […]

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 […]

Opinions, Public Relations, Social Media Posted Feb 28, 2017 by chenpr

I Still Have Much to Learn

Last month I was invited to speak to two classes at Hult International Business School’s Cambridge, Mass campus. Professor Jeffrey Schiebe teaches in the marketing, communications and public relations program there and regularly invites professionals active in their field to come in and share their experience and insights with the students. I accepted the invitation. […]

Company Culture, Opinions, Social Media Posted Jan 23, 2017 by Kevin Kosh

It’s a Trap!

Life is full of surprises and puzzles.   There are things that grab your attention and your heart, things that feed your inner child, and things that you do because they are the right thing to do – and you get sucked in and can’t escape, and really don’t want to. For me, that has been […]

Cyber Security, High Technology, Public Relations, Social Media Posted Apr 25, 2016 by Kayla Krause

A Hoax that Hits Close to Home

Every day there seems to be a new data breach or company hack. The subheads, leads, and takeaways are repetitive and predictable – human error, insecure products and software, evil hackers, lack of plan and preparation, etc. Because my colleagues and I work with security clients we pay close attention to this steady stream of […]

Company Culture, Events, Social Media Posted Nov 24, 2015 by Carro Halpin

Join Captain America, Robert Kraft & CHEN PR in support of families battling pediatric cancer on #GivingTuesday

This holiday season, CHEN PR is proud to support Christopher’s Haven, a non-profit in Boston that provides accommodations and support for families fighting pediatric cancer in nearby hospitals. Christopher’s Haven holds the distinction of being the only organization of its kind that offers an apartment setting for the entire family, specific programs and activities for children […]

Entrepreneurs, High Technology, Public Relations, Social Media Posted Oct 29, 2015 by Kayla Krause

Simple SEO Strategies to Turbo-Charge Your Next Press Release

Wiring a press release is a relatively standard procedure for public relations teams at most organizations. Don’t worry, I’m not going to go through the process with you but rather, I’d like to share some interesting tidbits I recently learned after sitting in on a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) workshop call with a client. The […]

Entrepreneurs, Innovation, Public Relations, Social Media Posted Jul 30, 2015 by Liza Vilnits

A Look Behind the Screen: Humanizing Your Brand’s Instagram Account

Ever since my CHEN colleague Shannon wrote a blog a few weeks back about HR managers using Instagram for recruiting, I’ve been seeing Instagram everywhere. It’s definitely a hot topic—and a place where your business should want to be, as Shannon argues. Not only has Instagram become a corporate recruiting tool, it has also become […]

Company Culture, Entrepreneurs, Innovation, Public Relations, Social Media Posted Jul 16, 2015 by chenpr

Instagram Adds a New Filter: Brand Share

Although HR is a topic a bit outside of my comfort zone, one interest I do have in common with HR managers is using social media platforms to reach a target audience. You read that correctly; HR managers are finding innovative new ways of communicating through Instagram. CareerHMO.com founder and CEO J.T. O’Donnell recently shared […]