Author Archive | Tiffany Monhollon

Retention and the Job Hop: What’s Happening in Your Workplace?

This January, we wanted to know if people planned to job hop in 2010. An overwhelming majority – 82% – of respondents to our online poll said that they would consider leaving their job if a better offer came along. As the economy has begun to improve and the job market has opened up, we […]

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The Messy Desk Test

How messy is your workspace? Is your desk a shrine to minimalism? Are you at home in a comfy, cluttered space? Or, is the mess completely out of hand? Take the desk test to find out now! (more…)

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Does the iPhone Hurt Workplace Etiquette?

With the recent launch of the iPhone 4, smart phones are once again the talk at the water cooler as co-workers chat up the phone’s features (and bugs) and compare notes on the latest in smart phone technology – from Android to Blackberry to iPhone and beyond. According to a recent ComScore study, over 45 […]

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Are You Wasting Your Employees’ Time? The Surprising Facts

Time. It’s undeniably one of the most valuable commodities – for both companies and individuals. There are countless books on productivity and time management, efficiencies, and project management. But a common theme many of them have is how to manage around the inefficiencies in work – e-mail, meetings, systems – instead of focusing on how […]

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Is Your Brainstorming Broken? 7 Secrets of Effective Idea Sessions

As the saying goes, you either lead the market or chase it. How does your team respond to the changes the business world brings each day? Do they look to case studies or seek to create them? Do they see challenges as obstacles or opportunities? As history shows, companies that are willing to invest in […]

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What’s Your Top Challenge?

As we come upon the halfway mark of the year, are things going just as you had planned, or are you dealing with the unexpected? Either way, we want to know – what’s your top challenge at work? Let us know by voting in this poll!

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Bad Employees: Just How Bad Are They for Your Team?

Even if a workplace is full of great employees, one bad apple can spoil the bunch. Sometimes, it’s a bad boss that turns the workplace sour. Other times, it’s a bad employee or co-worker. So, this month, we’re asking readers of our career blog, Movin’ on Up, and of Refresh Leadership what they think about […]

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The Year in Stress: Is Your Work Life More Complex?

The last year has undeniably been a time of change and uncertainty worldwide. So, how has all that change affected you? Let us know by voting in this online poll. The results of this poll will help us develop tools to help you manage your work life more easily.

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Forget these 5 E-mail Myths: New Ways to Say Less, Get More Done

You’ve probably heard a lot about inbox management and information overload. Some studies show that managing e-mail could take up as much as 15-20 hours a week – as much as a part-time job! That’s a sobering statistic. But, as a leader, have you ever considered the impact you make on your workforce with your […]

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What’s the Worst Kind of Boss?

Every boss has their own style, a leadership instinct that has both a positive and negative side. There are four basic types of leadership personalities: the tiger, the fox, the chameleon, and the ostrich. When a boss is really bad and relies only on the negative elements of their instinct, it can make the workplace […]

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