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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

Workplace Diversity

The Shocking Factor Putting Your Entire Exit Strategy at Risk

Establishment segregation was decreasing until the 1990s. So, what caused the reversal?
Employee Training

The Future of Work Relies on Your Developing These 5 Team Skills

Are your employees upgrading their digital fluency? Improving their multi-cultural dexterity?
Performance Reviews

The Performance-Management Secret Only 1 in 5 Companies Knows

A survey of over 25,800 companies showed that fully 20 percent had dumped dreaded annual performance ratings.
agility

1 Unique Trait That Will Define Your Next Linchpin Employee

Hint: This unique trait is not emotional intelligence (though that's a good thing, too).
Company values

How to Define Company Values the Way One of Entrepreneur's 'Top Culture' Winners Does

Vanderbloemen Search Group's CEO sat down with his team of 10 to figure out 'their kind of crazy.'
Hiring

1 Simple Switch Will Help You Land Rock-Star Talent

Have you considered turning your job 'ad' into a job 'invitation'?
Employee Retention

If Your Employees Are Looking for New Jobs, the Reason Is Clear

Chances are, you've given them a job but not a career. Time to turn around your thinking.
Employee Retention

Confident Your Best Employees Will Say 'No' to the 4.3 Job Offers They'll Get This Year?

Holding on to talent is tough. But there are ways to stop the poaching of your best employees.
Goals

The Real Reason Your Company Isn't Achieving Its Goals

Managers need to be more involved in setting and tracking progress toward those goals; and you, as their leader, need to show them how.
leadership training

Research Shows That Your First-Time Managers Aren't Ready to Lead. Now, What?

Here are four moves that, as senior leader, you can make to put your new manager securely in the driver's seat.
Gig Economy

How 'Unconventional' Workers Can Be the Answer to Your Company Culture Woes

Offering freelance positions at your company is no longer about worker desperation but worker convenience.
Project Grow

4 Secrets to Showing New Hires They Belong

Ever think of giving each new hire a 'gift box' as a warm welcome to your company?
MOOC

Are You Missing out on Top Talent Because You Don't Understand MOOCs?

A business degree from Harvard is all very well. But employees can up their game with online courses, as well.
boomerang employees

Your Next 'Rockstar' Employee Might Be a Former One

Hoping to lure back a former, or 'boomerang,' employee? Here are the attitudes and steps that can help make that happen.
Internships

It's Easier Than Ever to Not Compensate Interns, But There's a Catch.

The days of interns' long hours and endless coffee runs are hopefully ending, thanks to new federal guidelines.