Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman

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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?
Managing Remote Teams

Remote Leaders? Here's How Your Company Can Retain 99 Percent of Them.

Forty-one percent of remote workers in one study said they felt their colleagues talked about them behind their backs. How do you keep these people happy?
Employee Engagement

'Employee Engagement' Is So 2016. Here's What Companies Should Really Focus on, in 2017.

One company, for instance, rolled out a pilot appreciation program, tagging each instance of recognition to a company core value.
Managing Teams

Your Recipe For Team Success Is Missing 1 Ingredient: This Framework

Teams fail to deliver big results on a regular basis. Here's how to cure that.
Retreats

Why Companies Are Going All-in on All-Hands Meetings, and Why You Should, Too

These three companies spent big bucks on all-hands meetings -- and why they say the cost was worth every penny.
Hiring

Poaching Kills Relationships. Instead: Consider Mining a 'Business-Relationship' Graph.

Before becoming president, Donald Trump had one. Why don't you?
Gender Bias

Simply Hiring More Women Isn't Enough to Fix Tech's Gender Issue

SAP, for instance, increased its percentage of female managers from 18 percent to 25 percent by examining its "blind spots."
Positive Reinforcement

It's Science, Baby! Proving the Power of Positive Reinforcement at Work

Motivating employees comes down to two methods: positive and negative reinforcement. Which is yours?
Performance Reviews

Stop! You're Demoralizing Employees With Reviews! And Frequency Isn't the Reason.

One place to start is to learn the difference between "situational" and "dispositional" feedback.