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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

work hours

5 Easy Ways to Relieve Your Overworked Employees

Are your staffers working overlong hours? Disabuse them of the notion that that's the way to get ahead.
Micromanagement

Micromanagement Is Murder: So Stop Killing Your Employees

A new study shows that jobs that are both high-demanding and give employees less control are associated with a 15.4 percent increased chance of death.
Meetings

5 Ways to Cut Back on Meetings That Don't Matter

One survey found that employees would rather watch paint dry or endure a tooth canal then attend a boring meeting.
Overtime

This is What You Need to Do in the Wake of the Overtime Injunction

Even if the rule does not go forward, taking the time to review duties and employment status at your company can still benefit you.
Hiring

Why You Need to Think 'Tools' When Hiring, Not Just 'the Job Post'

Tools like Comparably's new Career Matching platform are changing the focus.
Disengaged Employees

Are Your Most Loyal Employees Also the Most Likely to Be Disengaged?

Do you have any "workplace prisoners" in your office? Time to set them "free."
Workplace Wellness

What's Happened to Employee Wellness? Why Are Employers So Suspicious?

Some employers even go so far as to check employees' social media profiles while they're out sick, to catch them in a lie.
Motivation

This is the Truth Behind Employees and Meaningful Work

Why do employees show up 5 days a week, all year long? One guess.
Employee Recruitment

How You're Creating Your Own Talent Shortage

Ever considered that gendered words in your job ad may be turning off half your potential recruitment audience?
Employee productivity

Your Employees Aren't Really Doing Their Jobs -- How to Help

When tasks outside employees' normal workloads take up a majority of their work day, tensions can rise.
Office Culture

This Is Where You Need to Draw the Line on Casual Workplace Habits

Cursing? Casual dress? Location flexibility? What constitutes going 'too far' where you work?
Generation Z

5 Myths About Gen Z's Expectations in the Workplace

They're too young. They're too involved with their devices. They prefer trendy offices: Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.
Flexible Work Arrangements

5 Myths About Job Flexibility We Should Eliminate Once and for All

The myths behind why companies refuse to loosen the reins for employees' work schedules are being busted, and employees are ready for this productive change.
Employee Retention

Show Employees You Care About Their Well-Being. Here are 5 Ways.

'Well-being' isn't just about physical health. It's how employees envision their future, goals, overall outlook and attitude.
Employee Feedback

5 Ways in Which You Should Let Employees Influence Your Brand

For employers, relinquishing control of the brand can be hard. But think of the upsides -- and they do exist.