Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman

Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended
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.

21 Recent Stories

Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy
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Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy

With the landscape rapidly changing for regulation of pot in various states, employers must be sure their guidelines keep pace.
5 Ways HR Technology Can Improve Performance Reviews
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5 Ways HR Technology Can Improve Performance Reviews

With many unsatisfied with the current setup for giving feedback, find out how software can step into the breach.
Common Vacation Mistakes Managers Make (Infographic)
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Common Vacation Mistakes Managers Make (Infographic)

Are you the type of entrepreneur who's guilty of failing to break away from work so as to recharge and return with a fresh perspective?
9 Questions to Ask Candidates' References
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9 Questions to Ask Candidates' References

Job seekers aim to present themselves in the best light. But the very people they offer to validate their claims might point to other useful information.
Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist
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Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist

This new breed of HR employee will integrate data sets, interpret findings and compare different data sets to make new discoveries.
Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads
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Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads

A new study shows candidates spend on average 55 seconds reading text-only ads, whereas job seekers might watch a video ad for a far longer stretch.
The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires
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The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires

Companies have a hard time finding candidates with communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work on a team.
Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity
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Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity

By creating a goal-oriented culture and focusing more on quality work, managers can help their staff save time while bettering the results.
7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings
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7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Convening the right crew for a well-defined planning session can result in an efficient exchange, providing you stick to these rules.
5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager
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5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager

A poor supervisor can dampen employee engagement and satisfaction, prompting an exodus. Here's what to look out for.
Sizing Up Candidates for Cultural Fit Throughout the Hiring Process
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Sizing Up Candidates for Cultural Fit Throughout the Hiring Process

Job seekers who mesh well with an organization are also more likely to stick around, saving employers costly employee turnover,
6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy
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6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy

New technology can significantly decrease the duration of the entire interview process, at every stage.
Building an All-Star Virtual Team
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Building an All-Star Virtual Team

As the number of employees working from home or remotely grows, here's how to make top-notch hires.
Join the League of Extraordinary Bosses: 4 Habits to Cultivate
Leadership

Join the League of Extraordinary Bosses: 4 Habits to Cultivate

The most effective managers value transparency, practice two-way communication, provide constructive feedback and go above and beyond to serve their employees.
4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee
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4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.
Radical Transparency Can Re-Energize a Company's Culture and Deliver Results
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Radical Transparency Can Re-Energize a Company's Culture and Deliver Results

See what a few innovative organizations are doing to foster information sharing, improve the work produced and better employee retention.
Not Using Big Data for Hiring? You May Be Missing Out on the Best Candidates.
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Not Using Big Data for Hiring? You May Be Missing Out on the Best Candidates.

Small employers can use computers and software to objectively evaluate job seekers based on skills, experience and knowledge before an interview -- and remove bias from the process.
4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch
Marketing

4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The only way to really stand out when networking is to have an interesting and memorable conversation. Here are some suggestions.
How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome
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How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome

There's a defining time in every well-maintained brand when it becomes so popular and respected that you have to ask yourself, 'Can I continue doing this alone?'
3 Ways Introverts Can Boost Their Personal Brand
Branding

3 Ways Introverts Can Boost Their Personal Brand

Here's how you can gain more exposure for yourself without giving up too much of your personal space.
4 Ways to Tell If Your Personal Brand Is in Danger
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4 Ways to Tell If Your Personal Brand Is in Danger

Even the greatest influencers have experienced problems with their brand at at one point or another. Here's how you can tell if yours is about to hit a snag.

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