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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, the PR solution for job search and HR tech companies. She writes about issues impacting the modern workplace.

More From Heather R. Huhman

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.
Productivity

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.
Meetings

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.
Management

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.
Corporate Culture

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,
Recruitment

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.
Virtual Teams

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.
Leadership Qualities

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.
Firing

4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.
Transparency

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.
Human Resources

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.
Elevator Pitch

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.
Hiring

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?'
Marketing

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.
Marketing

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.