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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

Stop Chasing Away Top Female Talent With Your Employer Brand

Companies must reach out and connect with female talent beyond any low ratings or negative reviews they receive. One great route: the company blog.
Managing Employees

Don't Lose That 'A+' Employee to a Performance Rut

Not all employees are comfortable opening up about why their work is slipping. They'll just apologize and promise to do better. That's why you need to get proactive.
Mental Health

Only 11 Percent of Employees Are Encouraged to Take Mental Health Days, and That's Tragic.

When individuals are self-aware of their needs -- and given a chance to voice them -- everyone is happier.
Ask Entrepreneur

It's Tough to Hear, But . . . Your Company Doesn't Always Need You

As one CEO acknowledged, "You don't really know the strength of the organization until you've seen what happens when the leader disappears for a while."
Gender Differences

Your Well-Intentioned Gender Equality Program is Missing 1 Crucial Piece

Men, for instance, need to learn that when women present ideas, they aren't rambling but rather leading to an idea. That learning process is called "gender intelligence."
Workplace Diversity

Don't Wait for Controversy to Strike Your Workplace: Adopt These 2018 HR Management Trends Now.

It's time that we all take a proactive approach to the HR trends emerging from the controversial and even deadly events of 2017.
Introverts

How to Keep Introverted Employees From Quietly Leaving Your Company -- in Droves

A Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test could determine the mix of introverts and extroverts at your company -- helping you to help everyone thrive.
Hiring

If You're Not Hiring Ahead, You've Already Fallen Behind

Trade "always be closing" for "always be interviewing."
hourly work

Nearly Half of Your Hourly Employees Are Ready to Leave Unless You Make These Changes

Remember the Aretha Franklin classic? Show some r-e-s-p-e-c-t to your hourly workers and they'll respect you back.
Health and Wellness

How the 100 Healthiest Companies in America Handle Wellness Differently Than You Do

Making wellness a core company value is a good start. Incentives, free wearables and incentives for physical activity don't hurt, either.
Gender Bias

Over One-Third of Women Say Managers Don't Address Disrespectful Behavior Toward Women. And That's Your Fault.

One female CEO described how she rid her mind of self-doubt only after her own mother stepped in.
Hiring

Stop! You're Setting up Your Hiring Manager to Fail!

Implement these four practices to support your manager in the very important function of finding you the best talent.
parental leave

Stop Making New Parents Choose Between Their Job and Their Premature Baby

"World Prematurity Day" happens this week, but it's something to take action over rather than to celebrate.
Hiring

Glassdoor Has Changed Its Policy on Ex-Cons. Why You Should, Too.

Have you ever considered that by considering "ex-cons," you increase your diversity pool?
Veterans

Veterans and Reservists Are Your Secret Talent Weapon. But, Careful, You May Lose Them.

These people may have extended service responsibilities. They may have personal mental health issues. What is your company doing to help?