Tess Palladino

MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Jack of all trades. Lover of people and words. D.C. transplant. Boutique fitness addict. Will work for truffle potato chips. Red wine and pink lipstick junkie.

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Late, sick, or long lunch: How to interview discreetly
Employee Lifecycle

So, you're looking for a new job. What’s the right thing to do? Do you tell your current employer you’re looking elsewhere but risk your current job or references? Or do you fib and white lie your way through interview season? It’s a tough call. 

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Our Favorite Women-Owned Businesses
Diversity & Inclusion

I feel blessed to live in a time where so many women are succeeding in the business world. I love supporting women-owned businesses – and bonus points if they’re local!

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Wine and Leadership
Internal Communications

I recently attended a conference where I had the pleasure of listening to Shani speak about leaders and their, and their employees’ feedback. She has created a strategy to help leaders lead better and have their employees produce better work. Her concepts and ideas go hand-in-hand with Brilliant Ink’s core beliefs and motto. 

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SICK DAYS AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Employee Experience

Cubicles and open office plans are hotbeds for disease and sickness. We’ve all been there – you’re trying to get work done and the person next to you is coughing and sneezing all day. We’ve all been the sick person, too.

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INTELLIGENT QUESTIONS TO ASK IN AN INTERVIEW
Employee Experience

Many of us are so nervous for job interviews and making a good first impression that we forget that the interview is a two-way street. It is just as much of an interview for the company as it is for the potential employer.

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To Gift or Not To Gift?
Just for Fun

You might be struggling to come up with gift ideas if you’re a boss with a slew of employees or a small business owner. Or you might be debating whether or not to give presents in general. Don’t forget that a nice holiday gift, party, or branded gear doesn’t make up for the rest of the year.

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What Black Friday Can Teach You About Your Paycheck
Employee Experience

I go nuts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. From August until November, I have my online carts ready to go and my fingers just itching to click "checkout.

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Just Stop Talking: How to Deal with Chatty Coworkers
Best Practices

There are lots of perks to working from home. I am so lucky to work in my own little zone and on my own schedule.

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Why Productivity is NOT the Problem
Employee Experience

Think about your typical day at work. How many hours of the day do you spend fixing your computer, finding the perfect office playlist, making coffee, chatting with coworkers, snacking, reading the news, checking your social media, or other various tasks.

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The Ultimate Benefits Guide
Employee Experience

Starting a new job can be overwhelming and confusing. In addition to learning the ropes, now you have to figure out your benefits.

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How to Lose an Employee in 10 Ways
Best Practices

While spending a lovely night in with popcorn and Netflix, I happened upon How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. This was my favorite movie as a teen and I honestly couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve watched it – too many to count!

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Company Culture: How To Tell If You Have It
Employee Experience

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” How can an employer tell if their office has a healthy and happy company culture?

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