Heather Huhman

Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder and president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. She is also the instructor of Find Me A Job: How To Score A Job Before Your Friends, author of "Lies, Damned Lies & Internships (2011)" and "#ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010)," and she writes career and recruiting advice for numerous outlets.

Success July 3, 2018
Medical Sales Salaries Are Down, But Total Income Is Up

Medical sales reps face various challenges throughout their careers, many of which can result in dramatic cuts to their earnings. With so many variables at play, it's important for medical sales reps to understand how their compensation can change from year to year. Medical sales job board MedReps surveyed 2,793 of its members to understand what factors cause base salaries,...

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Success March 8, 2018
Why Your Wellness Communications Strategy Is Failing You – and What to Do About It

Improving employee well-being is not as simple as hanging motivational posters or hosting healthy potlucks. It requires a tactful wellness communications strategy. Otherwise, employees will ignore your wellness initiatives. Why invest in a wellness program if your employees don't use it? Every activity or benefit that isn't used is a waste of resources. It is important to understand...

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Get Hired January 3, 2018
The Best Employers in Medical Sales for 2018

The field of medical sales is known for its stressful but highly rewarding jobs. In spite of the ups and downs, sales reps eagerly seek out these positions with their favorite medical sales companies. In November 2017, the niche job board MedReps canvassed more than 800 professionals in various concentrations of medical sales to get their opinions on the current state of the industry....

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Smart Tech November 13, 2017
Mobile Tech in the Multigenerational Workplace: What HR Needs to Know in One Infographic

As an HR professional, you know the importance of effective communication in the workplace. While new technologies have made it easier to keep employees informed on important and urgent matters, the rise of mobile hasn't been without its complications. One issue stands out in particular: different generations' varying attitudes toward and expectations for mobile technology. To help...

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Inside Recruiting August 29, 2016
5 Things You Need to Know About Creating Awesome eNewsletters

eNewsletters are powerful marketing and communication tools for several reasons. They can drive sales and leads, lead to a larger social media audience, increase traffic to your website, and serve as great places to repurpose content. They are crucial for maintaining an engaged audience, but you can lose a lot of people if you drop the ball. A survey of 277 hiring professionals...

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Inside Recruiting August 25, 2016
These Common SEO Mistakes Will Make Your HR Content Marketing Fail

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most powerful processes you can adopt to improve your ranking and increase traffic to your site, which ideally leads to more conversions. The importance of SEO is reinforced by the fact that search engines are still the most popular tools for finding content. The majority of HR professionals use search engines to find content relevant to their...

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Inside Recruiting August 24, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About HR Content and Mobile Devices

Use of mobile devices is undeniably on the rise – except, it seems, when it comes to HR pros. While a 2015 comScore report found that smartphones alone account for 60 percent of the time people spend consuming digital media, the popularity of mobile devices isn't as high among people in the HR industry. In a recent survey from Recruiter.com and my company, Come Recommended, only 18.5...

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Smart Tech September 9, 2015
5 Easy Ways to Make Your HR-Tech White Papers More Exciting

You've created what you believe to be an awesome white paper on the latest trends within the human resources industry. It's informative, insightful, and an overall good read for anyone in HR -- and even people who aren't! But is it really? In a world of data-overload, the time spent researching and drafting content for white papers can sometimes go to waste. So, why bother? Well, as it...

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Smart Tech August 24, 2015
3 Smart Ways to Build Links That Won't Make You Look Spammy

You want to drive more traffic to your site, but you also don't want to your Web content to look spammy. Search engines like Google are striving hard to help searchers find what they're looking for by filtering out all the nonsense -- and if you and Google are on the same page, your SEO strategy will go much more smoothly. You can build inbound links with integrity and boost your Web...

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Smart Tech July 17, 2015
4 Cold Email Formulas That You Need to Know About

First cold calls, now cold emails. For HR-tech companies trying to expand their professional networks and gain exposure for their products or services, cold emailing is essential to branching out. Unfortunately, no one really likes being bombarded with unsolicited emails. In fact, according to MailChimp's July 2015 Email Marketing Benchmarks, companies within the business and finance...

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The Innovators June 15, 2015
5 Ways to Make Quora Work to Your Advantage

The era of social media, online communities, and self-publishing platforms has made it easier than ever for HR-tech companies to connect with their audiences. One site that's rising in popularity with everyone from job seekers to company CEOs to your grandmother is community-fueled question-and-answer site Quora. While question-and-answer websites aren't anything new, Quora's creative...

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Inside Recruiting May 15, 2015
4 Ways to Make the Most of a Trending Topic

From light and fun (team #WhiteandGold) to hard-hitting news stories (#PrayforNepal), trending topics on social media keep us both entertained and informed. In fact, a 2014 survey of 1,064 adults nationwide by the Media Insight Project revealed that 88 percent of millennials regularly get their news from Facebook, followed by YouTube (83 percent), Instagram (50 percent), and places of active...

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