Category Archive for: Agency Life

Inside SHIFT: Looking Back At One SHIFTer’s First Year

I have learned so much in the last 365 days (approximately 260 “work days”) that it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to wrapping it up in a quick blog post. SHIFT, and working in an agency, has given me the opportunity to learn about everything from semiconductors to digital invitations to…

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A Toast to the End of Summer (Fridays)

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and that means that one of SHIFT’s most beloved perks—Summer Fridays—is coming to an end. What are Summer Fridays? Well, every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day, SHIFTers can leave at 3 PM to take advantage of all that summer has to offer. Pretty sweet, right?! What…

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SHIFT at TechJam 2019

SHIFT Rocks TechJam 2019

SHIFT took to the streets at Boston TechJam 2019 last Thursday, to network and share some swag. Not only were there Tech Companies from all around the Boston Area, but beer, food trucks, games, and even live music! Despite the rain, our dedicated SHIFTers volunteered to hand out koozies to thirsty TechJam(mers) and they were…

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SHIFT Celebrates Opening Day

SHIFT Boston Hits a Home Run with Opening Day Celebration

Yesterday, SHIFT Boston celebrated the 2019 Red Sox Home Opener with all the essentials – hot dogs, Cracker Jack, and sunflower seeds. Not to brag or anything, but Boston is home to the 2018 World Series Champions (that’s championship number 9 by the way), and SHIFT’s office happens to be a mere mile away from…

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SHIFT San Francisco Celebrates New Space with Open House Party!

SHIFT San Francisco Celebrates New Space with Open House Party!

Last week SHIFT San Francisco hosted an open house to celebrate our new location in the heart of the Financial District at 456 Montgomery Street. SHIFT’s office resides on the 15th of 23 floors and features iconic views of San Francisco landmarks. Coit Tower. The Transamerica Pyramid building. The Bay Bridge, Ferry Building and Chinatown.…

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The Reward of Giving Back-

The Reward of Giving Back

As busy PR professionals, it is certainly easy to get caught up in the everyday work cycle. Whether it’s facilitating media briefings or pitching your client’s latest developments, our minds are always racing as we are constantly thinking one step ahead. In the bustle of our busy professional lives, it’s important to take a step…

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Q&A: Finishing College and Beginning in an Agency

Q&A: Finishing College and Beginning in an Agency

If your college career is coming to an end, naturally your mind will be moving a million miles a minute. Will I move back home or will I see what it’s like to live on the other side of the country? Will I take a gap year and do philanthropy work or will I apply…

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In-House vs Agency- Three Differences From Experience

In-House vs. Agency: Three Differences From Experience

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like working for a company’s internal marketing department (In-house) vs at an agency promoting other companies, read on! Although the goals are similar overall, to increase business and maintain their brand, there are differences in culture and procedures. I’ve worked both, promoting the company I worked at and the…

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Working Remotely- How to Remain Proactive & Productive

Working Remotely: How to Remain Proactive & Productive

Working remotely is nothing new. In fact, recent IWG data reveals that 70 percent of professionals across industries work remotely at least one day a week, while 53 percent work remotely for at least half of the week. The same study found more than 90 percent of respondents felt flexible workspaces enable employees to be…

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Top Blog Posts Of 2018 Q3

SHIFT Archives: The Best of Q3 Content 2018

As the year comes to a close, we like to analyze the SHIFT archives to learn what content performed best. It’s important to see what worked and what didn’t work to plan for the new year to come. Want to see how to analyze your own blog? Here’s how. The best of Q3 2018 focused…

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