Sara Forner Howland
HEAD OF STRATEGY
December 14, 2021
As the brilliant minds at Brilliant Ink try to make sense of this long strange trip called 2021, we're thinking about what’s ahead for the world of employee experience and forecast how the world of work needs to respond. Curious what we’re seeing, planning and doing? It’s all here.
April 6, 2021
2021 is the year we’re welcoming three new people to the team and becoming LinkedIn official with two long-time contractors. For a small agency, hiring five people is a big deal and we couldn’t be more excited for our future together.
January 26, 2021
Sometimes the biggest question we face as communicators is whether to speak up or stay silent. In our cultural and political climate, it's becoming harder to ignore what's going on in the outside world and many companies have begun speaking out against issues that impact their employees.
October 27, 2020
2020 has been a wild ride and the upcoming election is sure to add fuel to the fire. So, as a communicator or human resources professional, what should you do? Check out five ways you can support your people while staying true to your values in a tumultuous time.
September 22, 2020
We’re seeing an uptick in companies giving employees time off to vote and encouraging civic engagement. As communicators, we have an opportunity to not only give employees a voice in the companies in which they work but also outside the workplace as they use their votes and time to create a better world.
September 15, 2020
HR pros have a lot of work to do, but we also have the chance to make real progress. We interviewed Angie Hamilton, founder of the HR Chique Group, to explore how HR can move beyond checking boxes and become change agents for equity in the workplace.
May 13, 2020
Creativity isn’t a switch you can flip. When the power is out, don’t stand there, flipping the switch on and off. So, what CAN we do to get creativity flowing again? Our resident creativity expert, Claire Stuart, tells all.
November 20, 2019
We’re always excited to explore offices that allow pets — and the benefits are significant. While we may not qualify as a pet-friendly office, we wanted to celebrate our pets and their contributions to our team's brilliance.
July 2, 2019
Happy Pride! With June in our rearview, we’re taking a look at how Pride celebrations showed up in the corporate world, how companies are celebrating their people and how Pride is being used as a marketing tool.
June 7, 2019
We also create a lot of little humans, or as we like to call them, Brilliant Babies. As our team gets ready to welcome two new mamas back to our ranks, it got me thinking about the complexities of parental leave and the even trickier bit -- returning to work.