Aug 8, 2018

​Summertime is a Great Time for Networking

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In summer, the daylight hours are longer and work may be slower because colleagues, partners and customers may be on vacation, which makes it a great time for networking and self-improvement. We think of networking as something one should do when looking for a new job and while that is true, it also has great

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Aug 1, 2018

Should you check email on vacation? By Nicole Rodrigues

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In 2017, the US Travel Association conducted its fifteenth annual State of the American Vacation study, which surveyed 2,593 managers who are company decision-makers including 479 senior leaders and 2,083 middle managers. The study found that 54 percent of Americans left vacation time on the table. The chief reason for so doing is fear of

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Jul 18, 2018

NRPR: Corporate vocabulary sets stage for success

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Every group, be it a family, sorority, business or agency, has its rituals, symbols, roles, rules and vocabulary, which make up its culture. These customs help to reinforce and perpetuate the culture. Most of the time, culture is invisible and may or may not be taught. It is most visible when someone violates the rules

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Jul 5, 2018

Let Freedom Ring!

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The American Revolution began in April 1775 at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. The colonists’ original intention was not to demand independence from the British, but to air grievances against the British crown and demand protection for their rights as subjects of the British crown. In the spring of 1776, the Continental Congress appointed

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May 23, 2018

How to Have a Successful Relationship with Your Public Relations Agency

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Like any relationship, be it business or personal, working with a public relations agency requires commitment and communication along with respect. NRPR Group’s CEO and founder, Nicole Rodrigues, has written blogs that provide examples of identifying great clients, successful relationships and those clients to avoid. In this post, we offer some tips to present and

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May 16, 2018

An Open Letter to Working Mothers

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In honor of Mother’s Day and all of the amazing moms out there, today on the blog our founder and CEO, Nicole Rodrigues, is sharing her words of encouragement for all of the awesome working moms who do a killer job in the office and at home. The following article originally appeared on Working Mother

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May 9, 2018

The Next Best Trend to Chase After in the Office: Pets By Christina Margo

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We all love celebrations, especially ones that include our loved ones and our furry friends alike! As we gear up for May, we welcome one of my personal favorite celebrations, Annual Pet Month. It’s a month to not only post a cadence of pictures on your social channels, praising the many benefits that pets bring

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May 2, 2018

Spring Clean Your Life

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Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation. It is often the time, especially in cold climates, when after the windows have been closed for several months, to air out the house and do thorough cleaning. We can extend the spring cleaning metaphor to decluttering other parts of our life. The idea of spring cleaning

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May 1, 2018

NRPR CEO, Nicole Rodrigues, on What Tomorrow’s Communicator Needs

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Nicole Rodrigues, our founder and CEO, was honored when she was asked to share her thoughts on PR’s future in Bulldog Reporter/Agility’s New “PRedictors” video series. Here, you’ll learn how Nicole “PRedicts” how communicator of the future will need to know how to share stories across various media, backed by a cohesive message across those

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Apr 25, 2018

Life Lessons We can Learn from Accountants in Tax Season

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Everyone, from the Beatles in their Taxman song, to a teenager who’s holding their first paycheck statement, complains about paying taxes. For hardworking accountants, tax season is the busiest time of the year when work time far outweighs leisure time. We can, however, learn much from accountants on how to cope with busyness, maintain some

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