Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman

Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended
Waldorf, Md.-based Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager and president of Come Recommended, a content-marketing and digital-PR consultancy for job-search and human-resources technologies. She is the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle.
5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance
Millennials

5 Inexpensive Benefits Millennials Value More Than Health Insurance

Younger workers, unsurprisingly, are less likely to demand health insurance than older workers but don't overlook their birthdays.
5 Ways Women Tend to Be More Engaging Bosses
Managing Employees

5 Ways Women Tend to Be More Engaging Bosses

There is mounting evidence that employees generally prefer women managers.
4 Ways Wearable Tech Can Make Managers More Effective
Wearable Tech

4 Ways Wearable Tech Can Make Managers More Effective

Wearables give companies data useful for everything from improving employee health to getting the right tools to the people who need them.
4 Leadership Styles Showcased on 'Game of Thrones'
Game of Thrones

4 Leadership Styles Showcased on 'Game of Thrones'

A lot has improved since medieval times but the foibles of leaders remain the same.
4 Ways to Make Leadership Development Part of Your Company Culture
Leadership Development

4 Ways to Make Leadership Development Part of Your Company Culture

Managers are as disengaged as the teams they are supposed to be leading. That changes when they feel invested in the company vision.
2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits
Employee Benefits

2 Big Employers Tell Gay Employees to Marry or Lose Partner Benefits

With same-sex marriage legal in most states, some employers will no longer recognize domestic partnerships for granting family benefits.
Amping Up Employee Tech Skills Is a Bargain With These 4 Tools
Training

Amping Up Employee Tech Skills Is a Bargain With These 4 Tools

Many inexpensive apps and online courses are available to teach skills that are in demand.
The Thrill of Working at a Startup Holds Little Appeal for Gen Z
generation z

The Thrill of Working at a Startup Holds Little Appeal for Gen Z

Surveys find the youngest workers crave employment stability. They are unimpressed by the offbeat perks startups believe will attract them.
Keep Everyone Happy by Making Your Office Extrovert-Friendly
Office Culture

Keep Everyone Happy by Making Your Office Extrovert-Friendly

Eight hours marooned in a cubicle is torture for extroverts but most people prefer the collaborative and convivial work atmosphere they crave.
Get More From Temps, Your Company's Most Undervalued Asset
Managing Employees

Get More From Temps, Your Company's Most Undervalued Asset

Temps fill gaps when needed while offering a rare opportunity to audition a potential permanent employee.
4 Tech Solutions That Are Also Problems When Managing Employees
Office Tech

4 Tech Solutions That Are Also Problems When Managing Employees

Technology allows us to work all the time from everywhere and that creates leadership challenges often solved with more technology.
For the Most Productive Workplace, Assign Employees the Work They Do Best
Employee Training

For the Most Productive Workplace, Assign Employees the Work They Do Best

Researchers are finding managers get much more from employees by playing to their strengths than trying to bolster their weaknesses.
Why Texting is the New Email in the Hiring Process
Texting

Why Texting is the New Email in the Hiring Process

With the majority of adults owning smartphones with unlimited texting, texts are increasing seen as a professionally acceptable means of communication.
5 Surprising Things That May Stop You From Hiring the Right Person
Hiring

5 Surprising Things That May Stop You From Hiring the Right Person

Don't lose out on that next great candidate just because you've made these mistakes.
4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders
Leadership

4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders

Don't treat middle managers like forgotten middle children. Here are some ways to improve middle leadership, engagement and satisfaction.