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Heather Huhman
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Heather R. Huhman is a Glassdoor career and workplace 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 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 writes career and recruiting advice for numerous outlets.

Heather is also the founder and president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. You can connect with Heather and Come Recommended on Twitter and Facebook.

Entries by Heather Huhman

5 Common Misconceptions About PGS and PGD You Need to Know

(1) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 5:23 PM

Your doctors tell you one thing, your family and friends tell you another. And let's not forget what Dr. Google has to say. In an age of information overload -- an age where everyone's an expert -- it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction.

When it...

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6 Important Things Your Infertile Partner Needs You to Know

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 4:53 PM

Relationships are tough enough as it is -- throw infertility into the mix and they can become even more complicated. When struggling with infertility, a couple's time, thoughts, and finances tend to all revolve around one goal: taking home a healthy baby.

I'm no stranger to the heavy toll infertility...

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4 Frustrating Facts About PCOS... and What They Mean for You

(7) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 4:50 PM

Depression. Weight gain. Increased acne and hair growth. Irregular periods. Infertility.

These are some of the most notable symptoms of one of the most common hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorders found in women: polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). So, what is PCOS exactly?

Women with PCOS have too many male...

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5 Frustrating Facts About Endometriosis... and How to Deal

(6) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 5:50 PM

Endometriosis can be described in one word: painful. There's the obvious physical pain that accompanies the disorder, ranging from pelvic pain to awful periods (dysmenorrhea) to less-than-pleasant intercourse. Then there's the emotional pain.

The pain and suffering that go along with having endometriosis can impact your life in more...

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5 Frustrating Facts About Unexplained Infertility... and How to Cope

(2) Comments | Posted June 21, 2015 | 5:32 PM

When it takes longer than it should to get pregnant, the first thing you what to know is why. So you go through the full diagnostic process, from researching family medical history to physical examinations to hormone tests -- the whole shebang. And yet, some women aren't any closer to...

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11 Awesome Ways to Relieve Infertility Stress

(4) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 2:28 PM

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Stress. It's something we all deal with -- and overcome -- at some point. But for those of us struggling with infertility, that stress tends to stick around until the moment we're cradling a baby in our arms. And the longer we're stuck...

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Fertility Clinic... and Knowing When to Get a Second Opinion

(1) Comments | Posted June 8, 2015 | 3:31 PM

It's not easy coming to the realization you probably need help conceiving or staying pregnant. Guys tend to be a bit more chill, but many women secretly wonder, What if they tell me I can never have a baby?

I get it, trust me. But I'm a firm believer in...

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11 Ways to Support Your Infertile Friends During World Infertility Awareness Month (and Always)

(6) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 12:25 PM

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Ashamed. Heartbroken. Lonely. Depressed. Scared.

These are just a few of the ways your infertile friends feel at this very moment.

I have been unsuccessfully trying to have a baby for nearly four years. During that time, I've had four miscarriages,...

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Ready for a Change? 4 Things Sales Reps Should Look for in Their Next Employer

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2014 | 6:32 AM

As you move through your career, you gather new professional interests, priorities and strengths. Sometimes those shifts can begin to lead you in a different direction. You may find yourself outgrowing your current position, or even discover that your current place of employment isn't the right fit for you anymore....

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Holiday Party Your Way Into Your Next Position [INFOGRAPHIC]

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 2:47 PM

The winter season is full of parties, food, family, and friends. But too many job seekers think the holidays are a good excuse to trade the job search for the gift search. In fact, the winter season might be the perfect time to put down that eggnog and dive deeper...

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A Guide to Better Internships [INFOGRAPHIC]

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 5:12 PM

Internship programs are much like maps -- difficult to comprehend at first. But once you have the right knowledge, learning how to direct your internship program can turn into the ultimate road trip.

The actual problem lies in understanding your audience. What are interns looking for? What do they...

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Why Women Continue to Make Less Than Men [INFOGRAPHIC]

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 11:13 AM

While we live in a very modern world, with plenty of opportunities and open doors for all types of people, women continue to earn less than men. From Yemen to Ireland, gender pay discrimination still exists, no matter which way you look at it.

This infographic, compiled by

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Book Review: Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 4:25 PM

For Generation Y, the rules for career success have changed dramatically. Doing your job well isn't enough anymore. You have to realize your own potential and maximize your success to take your career to the next level.

The person who knows this best is Dan Schawbel, a Gen Y...

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How to Deal With an Employee Who Needs to Leave

(2) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 1:31 PM

It's never an ideal situation when you're stuck with an employee you cannot stand working with. Whether it's because of their work ethic or their character, sometimes you will realize you have an employee who you wish would just quit. In fact, according to a recent survey by...

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10 Things the Best Employers Are Doing Right

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 3:20 PM

Some companies simply stand out above all others in the eyes on their employees. They've got everything a person could want in a workplace: career opportunities, compensation, benefits, work-life balance, strong leadership, and more.

Glassdoor recently released its list of the best places to work. The list is...

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Are Millennials Ready to Be Thought Leaders?

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 5:56 PM

Millennial workers are associated with so many negative characteristics. They're said to be lazy, disrespectful, too entitled, and immature. These qualities may or may not be true for members of this generation, but like it or not, millennials are going to make up 36 percent of the workforce...

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Hiring for Skills Is Hurting Your Culture

(1) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 5:38 PM

Finding the right balance between a candidate's skills and other traits is an eternal struggle for hiring managers. Which qualities should carry more weight in these decisions?

Well, according to a study of 20,000 employees, nearly half (46 percent) of new hires failed within 18 months, and 89...

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Interns May Be the Future of Your Company [INFOGRAPHIC]

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 2:44 PM

It may be hard to imagine, but your class of interns might be your company's rockstar employees in the future. So when it comes to hiring, you shouldn't be settling for average intern candidates.

If you're using your internship program correctly, it should be acting as an effective talent...

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10 Lessons Big Employers Can Learn From Startups

(1) Comments | Posted June 25, 2013 | 6:23 PM

Employers at large companies like Yahoo! or Apple are always faced with the challenge of maintaining their company culture and creating happy employees. But many people who work for companies with thousands of employees crave the culture of smaller companies and startups. Whether it's a flexible schedule or more learning...

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Challenging The Top 5 Myths in Employee Referral Programs (INFOGRAPHIC)

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 3:15 PM

Finding the right employees for your organization can be a difficult task. Not only do you have to nab the most experienced candidates, you also have to make sure they'll stick around. For these reasons, many organizations use employee referrals to ensure they're landing the best workers. Even so though,...

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