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Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman

Contributor / 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.

Inspiring Your Team

How Uber Proved That 1 Person Cannot Change a Company Culture

"Wife Appreciation Day" doesn't mean letting your spouse "take a day off from the kitchen."
Disaster Planning

5 Steps to Getting Your Company Ready for a Natural Disaster

Entrepreneurs launch businesses to control their destiny. That's great, until there is no electricity.
Managing Remote Teams

With These 4 Tips, Your Remote Team Can Participate in Your Hiring Decisions

It seems logical that if employees don't work in the same office, "cultural fit" will require less attention. That couldn't be less true.
Politics

How to (Still) Find Great Talent During These Times of Political Turmoil

To bring politics into the workplace or not to bring politics into the workplace? That is the question.
Inspiring Your Team

Job-Seekers: There's No Reason to Fear AI -- If You Use it the Right Way

An AI recruiter won't have a beer with you, but it can update and guide you on your job application.
Job Titles

C-Suite Titles: What Kind of Havoc Might They Be Wreaking at Your Company?

Three reasons why executive titles may damage idea-sharing and team participation where you work.
Inspiring Your Team

So, That Candidate Seems the Right Fit For the Job. But Is the Job Right For Him/Her?

The flip side of employee "fit" -- knowing the job is right for the new hire -- gets overlooked more frequently than most would like to admit.
Discrimination

3 Ways to Successfully Discuss Race Relations With Employees

If, for instance, you're a white manager, have you ever considered just discussing something like Charlottesville with colleagues of color?
Team Work

Fighting Sleep Is a Losing Management Strategy. Let Your Employees Take Naps.

An exhausted employee who naps is unproductive for a few minutes. One who doesn't nap is unproductive all day.
Team-Building

Let's Do Lunch: 4 Reasons You Should Sit and Eat With Your Employees

Employees who eat together stay together. So, why not make family-style meals your next workplace initiative?
Gender Bias

3 Reasons Why Gender Equality is an 'Everyone' Issue

Some 58 percent of men in one survey said there are no more obstacles for women in the workplace. Hey, guys, wake up.
Employee Benefits

The 'Seasonal' Benefits Your Employees Might Really Want: How About a Trip to the Tropics?

How'd you like working for a company that each February takes its employees "someplace tropical"? How about leading one?
Inspiring Your Team

How to Keep Employees From Losing Sight of the Company Vision

Sure, your company's mission statement is on your website for all to see . . . but what about your vision?
Inspiring Your Team

Want to Preserve Your Company's Culture As You Grow? Here Are 4 Ways.

Think about functioning "as a family." Example? One company has sit-down lunches for its 200 employees.
Employee Recruitment

'Location, Location'? It Isn't Everything: Here's How to Attract out-of-Town Talent.

Expand your search beyond your own backyard by convincing candidates that you're seriously interested in their success.