Employee Experience

Serving Up Gratitude

One of our team's favorite traditions is to share what we’re grateful for. Aside from our families, our friends, our pets, and so many other things, we love what we do – really! 

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A Brilliant Inkie’s Best Friend: Pets in the Workplace

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.

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9 Careers Pages We Love

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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More Than Trust Falls: 5 Tips for Brilliant Company Retreats

As champions of the employee experience, we don’t mess around when it comes to retreats. Here are 5 things we’ve learned to ensure a fabulous time and purposeful retreat.

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A Company's Purpose

The Business Roundtable announced that the nation's top CEOs have redefined a corporation’s commitment beyond profit and shareholders to include employees and communities. Of course, we were heartened by this news but we were also a bit disappointed for two key reasons.

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Email Isn't Evil: Making Email An Effective Tool

I was at a conference recently where one of the speakers made a bold statement. She said, “Email isn’t evil!” My first reaction was skepticism. What world does this woman live in?! But I kept listening because it really challenged my thinking, and I left with my own bold statement. So, here it goes: Email isn’t evil if it’s used the right way. 

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

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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“Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts”

When in the midst of heavy writing projects for clients, I find myself looking for additional sources of inspiration to help me tackle what sometimes feels unsurmountable at first – editing, content development, messaging, the list goes on.

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Brilliant Inspo: Reigniting Your Creativity

A couple of months ago, I found myself feeling stuck. So, I began a personal quest to re-ignite my creative mojo. Guess what? By intentionally setting aside time to invite in creativity, I’ve taken new design risks, brought new creativity into my work and generally been happier.

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