Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman

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Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended

About Heather R. Huhman

Waldorf, Md.-based Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager and president of Come Recommended, the PR solution for job search and HR tech companies. She writes about issues impacting the modern workplace.

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Hiring Employees

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.
Hiring

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.
Hiring

4 Hiring Practices You Needed to Drop Yesterday (and What to Do Instead)

Today's job-seeker requires a whole new hiring strategy, and employers need to adapt.
Hiring

How to Recruit Soon-to-Be College Grads Before It's Too Late

It might already be too late to recruit from the Class of 2018. But there's still hope for 2019's.
Workplace culture

Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways.

Just take care not to get overly involved in employees' problems.
corporate citizenship

4 Things Every Leader Needs to Know Today About Corporate Citizenship

Today's business leaders need to do more than just make money: They are responsible for serving their communities.
Benefits

4 Employee Benefits Better Than Ping-Pong Tables and Free Food

Ping-pong tables are fun, all right, but they don't provide a lasting impact on employees' lives. But health and financial benefits do.
Debt

8 in 10 Employees Live Paycheck to Paycheck -- How You Can Help Them Break the Cycle

Financial struggles for employees also create problems for employers.
Skill Development

Half of All Companies Admit Their Employee Development Programs Are Outdated. Is Yours?

There's nothing wrong with acknowledging to that job candidate that you know he (or she) is going to leave eventually.
Work Habits

Good Work Habits Stick Only When Leaders Step up to the Plate and Help

A bad work habit can be a form of self-preservation. How do you, as leader, convince the employee to ditch it?
Termination

4 Signs It's Time to Let That High-Potential Employee Go

Warning signs to watch for include an employee who feels entitled or just won't learn.
Vacations

30 Percent of Employees Feel Indispensable. That's a Bad Thing.

When you bring in automation, tell employees that just because they're no longer indispensable doesn't mean they're not still valued.
infertility

The Issue You Probably Forgot to Consider When You Created Your Parental Leave Policies

April 22-28 is National Infertility Awareness Week. Do you and your employees know what your colleagues are dealing with?
Employee Morale

The Secret to Employee Happiness -- Revealed

Make your office a place employees enjoy going to each day. And, yes, this is easier than it sounds.
CEOs

Yes, It's Possible to Have a 100 Percent CEO-Approval Rating on Glassdoor

Want that rating for yourself? Think about transparency, stewardship of your office culture and really, really good listening skills.