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.
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.
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.