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 Ways to Determine Which Applicants Will Be Loyal Employees
Leadership

5 Ways to Determine Which Applicants Will Be Loyal Employees

Companies that explain their mission correctly find many talented people are looking to join a team they will be proud of.
How to Deal With These 4 Employee Frustrations
Make More Happen

How to Deal With These 4 Employee Frustrations

The key to earning the trust of your team is letting employees know you care.
Your Employees Are Using Social Media at Work -- How to Make the Most of It
Social Media Policies

Your Employees Are Using Social Media at Work -- How to Make the Most of It

'Social media' is a term that makes many employers shudder. Here are 5 ways to turn it into a tool to help employees and your company as a whole.
Work-Hard, Play-Hard Types Are Real: 3 Ways to Recruit and Keep Them
Employee Recruitment

Work-Hard, Play-Hard Types Are Real: 3 Ways to Recruit and Keep Them

One strategy that works is to use gamification in your recruitment process.
How to Address Mental Health at Your Workplace
Mental Health

How to Address Mental Health at Your Workplace

To employers, mental health may seem like a taboo subject, but it can seriously impact employee performance.
What About Virtual Overtime? How the New Rule Will Impact Mobile Work
Overtime

What About Virtual Overtime? How the New Rule Will Impact Mobile Work

The Department of Labor's new overtime rules are out. Have you read them?
Is Better Employee Engagement the Solution to Hiring Woes?
Employee Engagement

Is Better Employee Engagement the Solution to Hiring Woes?

Employees who are natural brand ambassadors are essential for hiring a successful workforce.
All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings
Employee Management

All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings

The notion that the best way to provide employees feedback is by ranking their performance on a scale of 1 to 5 may be outdated.
The Well-Being Perks You Never Thought to Offer
Perks

The Well-Being Perks You Never Thought to Offer

Shorter work weeks? Pets in the office? We say 'woof!'
This Is Why Employees Trust Their Co-Workers More Than You
Trust

This Is Why Employees Trust Their Co-Workers More Than You

Want to build trust? Increase transparency. Increase recognition. Place less emphasis on seniority.
4 Ways to Give Employees More of the Control They Want
Employee Morale

4 Ways to Give Employees More of the Control They Want

Surveys show that employees want more opportunities to develop their strengths and use their skills in a meaningful way.
This is Why You Need to Let Your Best Employees Go
Career Growth

This is Why You Need to Let Your Best Employees Go

Ever hear of 'talent hoarding'? It can have negative effects on employees and companies alike.
How to Calculate the Right Parental Leave Policy
parental leave

How to Calculate the Right Parental Leave Policy

Do this right, and you'll have employees who are happy, loyal and productive.
4 Ways to Successfully Blend Gig Workers Into Your Team
Gig Workers

4 Ways to Successfully Blend Gig Workers Into Your Team

Getting the best from every team member is a challenge now that not everybody is full time at the same office.
4 Ways to Make Workplace Email a Thing of the Past
Email

4 Ways to Make Workplace Email a Thing of the Past

Have you considered, um, face-to-face communication?