Amazon transformed the search for talent in Seattle. Now the company’s headed for New York and DC. How will its arrival impact the competition for talent in those regions? RH Strategic Associate Vice President Kara Lundberg explains. How has Amazon’s growth in Seattle affected recruiting there? There’s no denying that Amazon’s dominance in Seattle has made…

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We are fortunate to have our fingers on the pulse of two of the country’s major business and tech hubs: Washington, D.C. and Seattle. This bi-coastal approach can provide great value to our clients, especially when they seek engagement with industry influencers on policy and federal business as well as technology (including health IT, EdTech…

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Our society places a lot of emphasis on 3rd party validation – workplace reputations, restaurant or travel reviews (think Yelp! or Trip Advisor) and even entertainment (movies, sports, T.V. shows). The same should be said for public relations credibility. Many agencies and companies seek 3rd party validation for the blood, sweat and tears poured into…

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If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you know that we often discuss the impact and benefits of being a thought leader. In our business, thought leaders carry the message, elevate and create visibility for the brand and, hopefully, shape or re-shape attitudes and views. If you know Randstad Technologies you probably know…

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The Affordable Care Act’s impact is being felt in all corners of American society, from patients to physicians, and health plans to political leaders.  But it is also being felt in newsrooms, where a legion of journalists have been assigned to translate this new law and offer readers a glimpse of the future.  Lucky for…

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Product announcements are no doubt an exciting time for a company, its stakeholders, partners and PR team. We recently completed a project for Swan Island Networks and its announcement of TIES for Microsoft CityNext – a partnership built to help local and regional governments “tie” together a wide spectrum of existing information, from both public…

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As a tech PR firm, RH Strategic takes client product launches seriously. We encourage our client teams to include us as a part of their internal team so that we can participate in all aspects of the communication planning and preparation that goes into a new product’s one big splash into the market. This fall,…

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The U.S. healthcare system is going through monumental change and criticism. On October 1, one of the pivotal components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in the form of public health insurance marketplaces. And like any highly anticipated consumer product launch–think Apple iPhone, Madden NFL video games or Microsoft…

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