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Christina Thompson

Christina Thompson

As Marketing Content Specialist, Christina authors client stories, blog posts, and ebooks for Quantum Workplace. Along with the marketing, research, and sales teams, she educates prospects and clients on optimizing employee experience. When not at work, she's probably flipping through flashcards with her med-student husband.

Articles by Christina Thompson

We Should All Be Networking Internally - Here's Why

9.25.18 by Christina Thompson
Company Culture, Managers & Leaders

We’ve been told time and time again how we can use our social networks to help our careers: connect to future jobs, establish a personal brand, and gain insights into new industries or problems. We spend so much time tending to these networks that we often forget to turn the lens internally, to...

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The 5 Most Common Mistakes When Setting OKRs

9.17.18 by Christina Thompson
Performance Management

Goal setting, goal tracking, goal accomplishing…in many offices, “goal” is a four-letter word that is wreaks havoc at the same time each month, quarter, and year.


Many companies have found relief from the Sisyphean task of employee goal setting with the OKR system. OKRs can help organizations...

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The Case for the Six-Point Likert Scale

9.7.18 by Christina Thompson
Employee Engagement, Employee Surveys

It seems like you’ve been filling out standardized tests and surveys for ages; have you ever thought to yourself, surely, they must have come up with something better than this by now? Though many fads have come and gone, we at Quantum Workplace remain strong advocates of the six-point Likert...

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Introverts and Employee Engagement: A Manager's Guide

8.30.18 by Christina Thompson
Managers & Leaders

Examining everything from politics to college applications makes it very clear that the Western world values extroversion. We assume people who are quiet don’t have anything valuable to say. We assume that people who don’t participate dislike the group. We value action over thought, doers over...

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How to Find the Right Performance Review Software for Your Culture

7.5.18 by Christina Thompson
Performance Management, Performance Management Software, Company Culture

Goldilocks was picky. She turned her nose up when the porridge was too hot, sent the porridge back to the kitchen when it was too cold, and only dug into that delicious sludge when the temperature was just right. Ditto for the chair and the bed.


As an HR professional looking for your...

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Managers Support (and Destroy!) Continuous Performance Improvement

6.22.18 by Christina Thompson
Performance Management, Managers & Leaders

It goes without saying: managers are critical to employee performance. However, recent research by Quantum Workplace has discovered exactly how critical they are. Looking at survey results from more than 8,000 organizations and over half a million employees, we examined the roles managers play...

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