Jan 15, 2020

Helping Fellow Coworkers is Part of the Job

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Face it, we work eight-to-10 hours a day and generally work with other people at some point. Whether we call it collaboration, teamwork, cooperation, compassion, or by another term, it is important for coworkers to have positive interaction with one another in order to increase productivity and worker satisfaction, and to reduce employee stress.  As

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Jan 8, 2020

How to be a Role Model


As mentioned in previous blogs, I am not in favor of making New Year’s resolutions, but this does not mean that I can stop others from doing so. As individuals seek self-improvement, they may be watching the people in their lives and in the public purview to emulate their behavior. In this blog, we will

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Jan 2, 2020

2020 Trends that Will Impact Public Relations Strategy 

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As hockey great, Wayne Gretsky would say, “Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” Similarly, it is important to keep on top of trends and the latest tools in one’s industry to provide the most value to clients. At NRPR Group, we are always on the lookout for new tools

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Dec 26, 2019

Don’t Make Any New Year Resolutions

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In 2018, 70 percent of Americans did not heed the advice in this blog’s title and made resolutions. Moreover, according to a follow-up survey by YouGov Omnibus in June 2018, only six percent of people said they had stuck fully to their resolution.  While personally loving the idea of a new year, new beginning and

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Dec 19, 2019

Why Have a Company Holiday Party?

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The office Christmas party—as it was once known—has a long and storied past. According to Jake Rossen in a Mental Floss article, the holiday party dates back to the Great Depression and was intended to lift the spirits of workers who did not have the funds for their own parties.  Office parties were once raucous

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Dec 11, 2019

Organize Your Office for 2020

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On the list of office-related New Year’s resolutions, “get organized” is a popular item. While as discussed previously, I am against making resolutions and favor making goals since most people fail at resolutions, the end of the year is a terrific time to clear out the clutter and get organized. The Benefits of Organization Research

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Dec 5, 2019

Gift Giving in the Office

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The holidays can be a confusing time at companies as workers ponder the question of “to gift or not to gift?” and then if they decide to give gifts to coworkers, there are questions over how much to spend and what to buy. In this blog, we offer some tips for gift giving at the

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Nov 27, 2019

Say Thank You

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Thanksgiving is a time to consider the things for which we are thankful. My list goes like this: I am thankful for the support I receive from family and friends. I am thankful I have a job I enjoy and a boss who offers support, guidance and boosts to me and all NRPR employees and

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Nov 20, 2019

The PR/Marketing Partnership

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In many organizations public relations and marketing are separate functions in separate departments and never the twain shall meet. This scenario is a mistake because in general the two work better when they are coordinated, resulting in better successes for the company overall..  Public Relations is defined by the Public Relations Society of America as

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Nov 13, 2019

Why I Want to work in PR

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My journey into a career in public relations was a bit circuitous, but worth the trip. In college, I majored in communications, thinking about a career in journalism, and took several tracks within the major including public relations, which I liked because it combined corporate communications and marketing aspects. I also took marketing classes and

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