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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

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.
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.
Introverts

Introversion Is Not A Weakness, So Why Are You Treating It Like One?

Have you ever considered that seating arrangements are key to helping your introverted employees feel comfortable?
Work-Life Balance

'Work-Life Balance' Is Backfiring on Employers. Here's Why.

Work-life "integration" is the way to go. But, first, leaders must first understand why a perfect work-life balance isn't even possible.
Employee Morale

Most Employees Hate Their Career Path. Here's How to Help.

Only 37 percent of employees in one survey were "very happy" with their career path. Employers should be worried.
Online Reviews

Respect People's Right to Review Your Company Online, Even When There's Bitching Involved.

"Asking if a company has ever had a bad review online is like asking if someone's ever been on a bad date," said one president.
Employee Compensation

Determining Compensation: 4 Simple Tips to Follow

Base and bonus structure are areas where "keeping up with the Joneses" is very, very important.
Company Culture

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."