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.
If You Were Already Worried About Employee Engagement, Prepare to Panic
Employee Engagement

If You Were Already Worried About Employee Engagement, Prepare to Panic

Research is finding the correlation between engagement and performance is the opposite of what employers want.
5 Ways to Reduce Workplace Distraction Without Treating Employees Like Children
Workplaces

5 Ways to Reduce Workplace Distraction Without Treating Employees Like Children

Frustrated bosses can be tempted to ban employees from checking their cell phones and Facebook pages. The better move is to make it easier for team members to stay focused.
What Dan Price Should Have Done Before Increasing Everybody's Salary to $70K
Income Inequality

What Dan Price Should Have Done Before Increasing Everybody's Salary to $70K

The Gravity Payments CEO has gone from working class hero to a case study in why no good deed goes unpunished.
5 Things Leaders Do That Alienate Their Teams
Communications

5 Things Leaders Do That Alienate Their Teams

When you start communicating with your employees is when you'll stop losing sleep worrying they are disengaged.
6 Ways Employers Can Make Unpaid Internships Worthwhile
Interns

6 Ways Employers Can Make Unpaid Internships Worthwhile

Interns have a legal right to take something of value from their experiences. Like a much better chance of getting a real job.
5 Ways Employers Bungle the Hiring Process Without Realizing It
Hiring

5 Ways Employers Bungle the Hiring Process Without Realizing It

Many companies make themselves unattractive to job seekers, then complain they can't find the talent they need.
How to Fire Someone Without Ruining Your Employer Brand
Managing Employees

How to Fire Someone Without Ruining Your Employer Brand

The employee you fired isn't going to love you but not hating you on social media is the next best thing.
5 Insights for Attracting Millennial Talent Inspired by the App They Can't Resist
Millennials

5 Insights for Attracting Millennial Talent Inspired by the App They Can't Resist

SnapChat is wildly popular with the young demographic many companies are trying to recruit. That's your first hint for catching their interest.
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.