Employee Lifecycle

5 Ways to Improve Your Contractor Onboarding Experience

Many companies lack a clear contractor onboarding process and miss out on engaging their freelancers. Invest in their experience and start using these best practices for onboarding contractors!

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Stay In Touch! 4 Employee Alumni Programs We Admire

The next hiring trend could be hiring boomerang employees. As companies look to engage former employees, will corporate alumni programs gain popularity? Here are alumni program ideas and best practices that inspire!

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How to Keep Your EVP’s Promises (And Keep Your Talent)

As 'The Great Resignation' still looms large, many employees are asking that age-old question: What’s in it for me? So how can employers demonstrate the mix of benefits, opportunities, and ways of working that sets their company apart from others? Your employee value proposition matters more than ever.

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How to Humanize Your Employee Value Proposition

Employee Value Propositions (EVPs) capture what sets a company apart. It’s at the core of an employer’s brand. Some say, however, that the principles underlying traditional EVPs are simply outdated – focusing too much on the employee as a worker, rather than as a whole human. There's a better way, we promise!

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5 Easy Ways to Enhance the Virtual Onboarding Experience

Like many other companies, Brilliant Ink had to figure out how to recreate the connection and belonging of a typical onboarding experience in a completely remote world. Looking for inspiration? Here are 5 tips on how to make onboarding in a virtual world a success!

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7 Small Ways to Make a Big Impact on the Hiring Process

A great employee experience begins the moment a future employee looks at a job posting. We recently revamped our hiring process, seeking more equitable practices that aligned with our values and mission. Here are six insights and learnings to help take your process from great to brilliant!

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Battery Levels & Mental Health in the Workplace

The effects of the global pandemic, civil unrest, and social isolation are clear and the research backs it: Employees are struggling and companies can and should do more. So how can we better support the mental wellness of our employees? We can start by checking in.

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How to Wow Your New Hires With Memorable Employee Onboarding

Whether you’re easing back into the office or still fully remote, employee onboarding matters. Port of Portland’s brilliant approach to welcoming new hires is packed with ideas for designing a more meaningful experience.

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6 Remote Onboarding Program Ideas We Love

We’re seeing more companies rise to the challenge of welcoming new employees from afar. Need some inspiration? Here are 6 brilliant ideas for helping employees feel engaged and fully supported in a remote setting.

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