Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. She is also the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships (2011) and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010). Find Heather on Google+.


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Give Employees a Chance to Be Heard with Hyphen


You just performed one of your semi-annual employee engagement surveys in an effort to find out what your employees think and feel about the workplace. And, much to your delight, most of the results are positive. In fact, practically allof them are. Seem a…

How to Find the Best Job Candidates with JobFig

How to Find the Best Job Candidates with JobFig

The screening process in hiring is getting longer. You need skills assessments, personality tests, multiple interviews – the process can drag on forever. Assessments and tests are eating up your time and the time of job candidates, and you need a simpler way to…

How to Make Effective Hiring Decisions with Talsona

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You just brought a new team member on board — let’s call him Jeremy. Jeremy nailed his interview with your company. He was professional, had the education and experience to back up the skills on his resume, demonstrated his extensive knowledge, and asked plenty…

How to Make Better Hires with Purple Squirrel

How to Make Better Hires with Purple Squirrel

Your company is searching for a rockstar employee to add to the team. You’ve interviewed one candidate after another to no avail. Each interviewee appears to be an exact clone of the one before them – both on paper and in their interview responses….

Motivate your Team and Create Employee Engagement with Braavoo

Bravoo employee engagement

Peter is every manager’s dream: he continually meets his deadlines, willingly stays past five o’clock to tie up loose ends, and is the definition of “team player.” In short, he’s a rock star employee. To hold on to top-notch employees like Peter, both employers…

How to Help Employees Get on the Right Path with Patheer

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Whether it’s referred to as human resources, talent management, or people operations, every organization has a department focused solely on the needs and wants of its most important asset: its employees. Becca is the head of this department for a mid-sized digital marketing company….

How to Promote Employee Health and Fitness with Welbe


Meet Nathan. Nathan is a top-performing employee with high potential. He’s always on time, doesn’t make a run for it when five o’clock strikes, willingly assists his team members, and sees projects through to the end. Unfortunately, by dedicating so much time to work,…

How to Make Smart Hiring Decisions with Smarterer

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Natalie is the hiring manager for a software development company. And, like most tech companies, finding candidates with the right set of skills to get the job done (and done well) can be difficult. Fortunately for Natalie, she discovered Smarterer, a sophisticated assessment engine…

How to Stay on the Pulse of Your Employees with Waggl

employee engagement

Emily is the human resources manager for a successful mid-sized business. One of her many jobs as the HR manager is to get feedback from employees on everything from day-to-day business operations to leadership performance to client ideas. Unfortunately, getting truly honest feedback from…

Peercisely: Find Better Quality Referrals for Hiring

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Cynthia is a hiring manager who just can’t seem to find the right candidates. She’s received hundreds of resumes, but none of the candidates really have what it takes to make it at her company. She wants to take advantage of the best source-of-hire…

How to Attract the Right Candidates with Clinch

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Meet Scott. Scott is the owner of a newly launched tech startup in the heart of Silicon Valley. As a startup owner, Scott has to build his team from the ground up. Unfortunately, getting his company’s name out there and attracting applicants is easier…

Showcase Your Company’s Culture With The Good Jobs

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Are you frustrated seeing the same type of job applicants every time your company has a job opening? Maybe your job posting isn’t saying the right things. Instead of only focusing on your company’s needs, try featuring what you can provide applicants, as well….

Empower and Energize the Workplace with Motivosity

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Emily has been preparing for a big presentation at the end of the month, so she’s been coming into work early and leaving late everyday. Her boss noticed how hard she’s been working and wants to reward her. With a tool like Motivosity, Emily’s…

How to Offer the Right Employee Benefits with Aspire

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When Luke was looking for a new job, he received two job offers. Both jobs paid the same and offered the same health insurance options. What set the two companies apart were their perks. Company A only provided a gym membership near where Luke…

How to Make Employee Fitness Social With FitBliss

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John is a top-performing employee. He gets to work on time, stays late when he needs to, and sees detailed projects through to the end. But with his attention focused on work, he has little time to worry about his health and fitness. He…

Avoid Outrageous Service Fees With Visage Payroll

payroll service for startups

Are you tired of paying big bucks to manage your payroll system? Visage Payroll, a free service for startups, helps employers eliminate payroll fees, tax penalties, and most importantly, save employers thousands of dollars on paycheck services. Employers don’t have time or money to…

Recruit Passive Talent with Match-Click


You might wish it was easier to hire passive candidates. Maybe that means it’s time to improve the marketing strategy for your recruitment process. Match-Click, a recruiting and job search platform, revolutionizes the hiring process for employers. Instead of relying on boring job postings…