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Employee Experience

Inklings: Week of 1/24/2014

Happy Friday Brilliant Readers! Here’s some food for thought as you wrap up your week:  5 Steps to Improve Quality No Matter what you Produce – Use these tips to align top notch quality to your company’s products. Why Flexible Workplaces are the Future – Research...

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Hack the Experience

At last some good news on the employee engagement front (after a long period of cost-cutting and doing more with less): 2014 has been named the“Year of the Employee,” according to Forbes. In other words, employers are finally recognizing that their people are overstretched, overworked, and most important, vital to supporting the economic recovery finally underway. It’s about time, right? ...

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Liz Kelly at Lunch with DriveThruHR

Brilliant Ink CEO Liz Kelly joined DriveThru HR yesterday to speak on employee engagement and announce our upcoming hackathon - Hack the Experience - scheduled for Friday, February 28th, at the Autodesk Gallery, One Market Street in San Francisco. More details to come soon. Stay tuned! Meanwhile, listen to the full interview here. It'll be sure to...

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Happy New Year!

Can you believe we’re already a week into 2014?! Here are the Brilliant Ink Team’s lofty goals for the year: Ruth- Read the pile of books on my kitchen table. Cook dinner more regularly (and by cook, I don’t mean throw a Hot Pocket in the microwave and call it good). Kayak the SF Bay, potentially with my pups pending my kayaking skills. Ann-...

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Inklings: 12/20/2013

The holidays are almost here! Kick ‘em off with this week’s internet roundup: Managing Millennials: How to Give 'Tough Love' the Right Way- Here’s how to raise expectations while keeping morale high for your younger workers.  Leadership is about emotion- Make a list of the five leaders you most admire....

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Employee Experience Series- The Path Forward

As I finish up my internship at Brilliant Ink and my last semester as a Cal student, the daunting task of finding a full-time career looms ahead of me.  But just because the job market has become more competitive does not mean my peers and I should settle for a ‘here-and-now’ job.  We are looking forward...

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Thank you. Gracias. Merci. It’s that wonderful time of year that we express our gratitude. Here’s what Brilliant Ink is thankful for this year: Liz- I am thankful for… The stash of Pirate’s Booty in the BI kitchen closet Thursday afternoon yoga with the Oakland team Frequent trips to NYC to visit with East Coast Inkies Cupcakes and champagne for birthdays and new hires 5 years...

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All you need is love

It’s a long haul if you’re not feeling the love. Studies show that disengagement begins during the first three months of employment. What’s a leader to do? According to a recent employee engagement study by Brilliant Ink, employees need and value clear communications about what their companies are doing and the decisions that are being made, all of which strengthens...

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Inklings: Week of 11/15/2013

Check out our latest collections of Inklings to start your weekend off! From inspirational stories to thought-provoking questions, there's something in here for everyone. Enjoy! 20 Batkid Instagram Photos That Will Make You Whole Again San Francisco shows up strong for one little superhero’s dreams to come true. Why Some Companies Are Ending Employee...

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