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

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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 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….

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 …

How to Stay on the Pulse of Your Employees with Waggl

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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 …

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…

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

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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 …

Simplify Your Recruiting Process with Talentsquare

Are you tired of sifting through emails and reviewing job applications manually? Talentsquare streamlines recruiting, making it easier for employers to manage. Talentsquare is an applicant tracking system that helps employers manage their job openings and incoming candidates in …

Encourage Employees To Get Active With EveryMove @Work

The way companies create healthy workplace cultures is changing. EveryMove — a fitness tracking network — recently launched EveryMove @Work, a platform that allows employers to inspire and motivate their employees to stay active. This app gives employers the …

Build Your Talent Network with TalentCircles

There’s no doubt that finding top talent isn’t easy. Especially when 40 percent of employers around the world have difficulty finding talent to fill their positions, recruiting the high-quality candidates can be challenging. With TalentCircles, the stress of finding the …

Improve Workplace Collaboration with Weekdone

As a startup founder, have you struggled with finding effective ways to collaborate and share ideas with your employees? Employee reporting is a common issue managers face. Especially when most employee reporting is done via email or Excel, it can become difficult to stay…

5 Traits of Trustworthy Startup Founders

During the early stages of startup development, there are a number of hurdles founders have to jump. Not only are there long hours and endless challenges, but also you have to build a strong team that can carry your business to success. When it…

Clean Up Your Online Presence With RepNup

Social media plays a huge role in today’s job search. Not only can social media connect you with employers, but also it can lead you to new employment opportunities. Although social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have helped job seekers land jobs, …

Montreal’s Officevibe Makes Employee Motivation Fun

Did you know that $550B is lost every year in lost productivity associated with the high percentage of disengaged employees? No startup can afford to lose out on that much cash, especially since the solution is so simple. Do a little research on the…