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Patty Rivas

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Workplace engineer. Proud momma to three crazy boys. Music addict. Beer lover. Risk taker. Soul seeker.

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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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RESISTING IMPOSTER SYNDROME?
Best Practices

Over the past year, I’ve heard and read a lot about Imposter Syndrome. The conclusion I’ve drawn is that we all – at one point or another – feel like a fraud. My conclusion isn’t just a hunch.

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Let’s Meet Inclusively
Diversity & Inclusion

Inclusion is what happens when all of our differences are welcomed, supported, and celebrated. There are so many benefits that come with fostering an inclusive work environment.

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Doing More with Less
Best Practices

I’m sure I’m not alone here, but as a working parent with three small children, I am challenged every day to do more with less. More planning, more organizing, more thinking, more housework, more peacemaking, more teaching, and more learning.

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7 Strategies to Help Employees Work With Their Strengths
Employee Experience

67% of employees strongly agree that when their manager focuses on their strengths or positive characteristics, they are more intrinsically motivated by their work -- simply because it feels less like work to them.

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