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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.

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Employee Training

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Employee development needs to take place in a welcoming, collaborative environment. That way, everyone learns.
Internships

Done Correctly, Your Internship Program Could Generate Serious Cash

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Innovation

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Trust

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Hiring

6 Overlooked Ways Small Companies Can Compete for Big Talent

Sure, you can't attract talent with salaries matching those of the tech giant down the street. But you may have something of value that tech giant will never have.
Referrals

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Secret No. 1 is culture: If a company is terrible to work for, employees won't wish it on their worst enemy -- let alone someone they like.
Mobile Apps

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Mobile recruiting is a great tool; but one wrong move, and a serious hiring mistake could be made. Here's how to avoid that.
Analytics

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Here are five of those mistakes, just to start. Interested yet?
hiring discrimination

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Research shows that candidates who are different from an otherwise homogenous group of finalists stand little chance of getting hired, even if they are the most qualified.
Leadership Qualities

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Start by recognizing your staff members for their good work. And do it in public.
Transparency

5 Things Preventing You From Being Transparent

By seeing how others have missed the mark, leaders can be on the lookout for similar problems in their own companies.
Motivating Employees

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