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.
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.
Which Type of Interview Is Best for Your Company?
job interview

Which Type of Interview Is Best for Your Company?

Phone, in-person, even video interviews all have their unique advantages.
Offer These 50 Free Professional Resources to Your Employees
Professional improvement

Offer These 50 Free Professional Resources to Your Employees

Don't have the money to offer professional development training for your employees? You don't need any.
Pump Up Your Team by Encouraging Employees to Visualize Their Success
Managing Employees

Pump Up Your Team by Encouraging Employees to Visualize Their Success

Visualization is proven technique for athletes to amp up their performance. It works just as well in the office.
What Should Employers Do About Misrepresentation?
Legal Issues

What Should Employers Do About Misrepresentation?

NBC's Brian Williams and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald were caught in misstatements, awakening a discussion about workplace ethics.
5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees
Managing Employees

5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees

Don't abandon hope. Low-performing employees can become high achievers with these techniques.
Ban Dull Meetings at Your Workplace
Meetings

Ban Dull Meetings at Your Workplace

Instead check out these six ideas for create a super fun gathering employees will love.
Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits
Mentoring

Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits

The benefits of having experienced employees train those with less expertise are many.
4 Reasons Signing Bonuses Are Worth the Money
Hiring

4 Reasons Signing Bonuses Are Worth the Money

Research shows that these incentives can sweeten the start for new employees.
How to Develop a Stellar Employer Brand
Growing a Business

How to Develop a Stellar Employer Brand

Want your company to really stand out from competitors in the eyes of job seekers? Check out these ways to boost your organization's profile.
5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences

Track time off taken by your staff and figure out how to prevent its impinging on healthy company coffers.