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Patty Rivas

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Workplace Visionary. Boy Mom. Craft Beer Sipper. Knowledge Seeker. List Maker. Peloton Rider. Self-Improver.

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Becoming a “Rebel” and Champion for Change in Communications
Diversity & Inclusion

2020 has shown us the cost of keeping quiet about DEI so, as communicators, how do we become champions for change? Advita Patel, co-founder of A Leader Like Me, shares why and how she became a comms rebel that broke the mold and created a more inclusive one.

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6 Brilliant Predictions for Employee Engagement in 2021
Employee Experience

2020 has been a year unlike any other. Still, here we are 12 months later, trying to make sense of the disruption of the year while forecasting how the world of work will respond in the year to come. Read on our predictions for what trends, priorities and needs will dominate employee engagement in 2021.

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Teaching Kids How to Rock the Vote
Just for Fun

Let’s do our part as citizens and parents to make sure our youth understands the power they have to affect change! If you are eager to teach your kids how to use their voice and become civically engaged, take a gander at the books and resources we’ve been reading to our little ones.

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The Post-COVID World of Work: 6 Ways You Can Prepare
Internal Communications

Imagine what the world of work is going to look like once we’re on the other side of COVID-19... Are you ready for it? Here are six things you can start getting ahead of before we return to “normal.”

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COVID-19 Guide for Leaders, HR and Internal Communicators
Internal Communications

Now more than ever, communicators, HR and company leaders play a critical role in keeping people informed, engaged and productive in an increasingly remote work setting. We've gathered some resources to help you navigate these challenges.

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Top HR & IC Resources for Communications Around the Coronavirus
Internal Communications

Looking for information on how and what to communicate about the coronavirus to employees? You’re not alone. Read on for the best articles on preparing and planning your communications during times of uncertainty and misinformation.

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Helping Managers Manage
Best Practices

We hear it all the time. Individuals are promoted to managers without the proper training or guidance they need to manage effectively. Here are 5 ways to help new managers gain the skills they need to lead.

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A Brilliant Approach to Employer Branding and Value Propositions
Employee Lifecycle

Your employer brand and talent value proposition (TVP) are quite possibly the most powerful tools you have at your disposal. Check out our approach for defining your brand and bringing it to life in meaningful ways for your employees.

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9 Careers Pages We Love
Employee Lifecycle

Candidates want to learn about your people, your culture, your purpose, what you value, and the way you work. Your career pages need to help you tell your story. Here are 9 careers pages we love because they were built with the candidate experience in mind.

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Damn, You're Good! Our Peer-to-Peer Recognition Program
Internal Communications

We wanted a way to reward each other for living our newly refreshed values. Why? Because we really believe in our values – they’re true to who we are and who we aspire to be every day. So, with a budget and a blessing from our CEO, we designed “Damn, You’re Good!”, Brilliant Ink’s first peer-to-peer rewards and recognition program.

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Engagement survey or culture bomb?
Internal Communications

While some argue that employee engagement surveys are dead, they can be quite effective in moving the needle on company culture if they’re used correctly. Think of an engagement survey as a thermometer and your company as your baby. 

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Our Brilliant Values
Employee Experience

It’s been an eventful and introspective several months here at Brilliant Ink. We celebrated 10 years in business, launched our new (and oh so awesome!) brand, and most recently, kicked the tires on our values to see what, if anything, had changed as our team evolved over the years.

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