Strategy & Planning
Heather R. Huhman, founder & president of Come Recommended, has nearly 15 years of public relations and marketing experience, specializing in media relations, content marketing, and social media. She is also a well-recognized career expert, an experienced hiring manager, and someone who has been in nearly every employment-related situation imaginable.
Heather knows and understands the needs of today’s employers and seekers. Her expertise in this area led to her selection as a regular contributor to Entrepreneur and Glassdoor. She also formerly contributed to Business Insider, Forbes, Huffington Post, Mashable, Parade Magazine, USNews.com, and The Wall Street Journal and has been interviewed for hundreds of articles appearing in The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, Bloomberg Businessweek, CBS Moneywatch, Fox Business, The Washington Post, AOL Jobs, and more.
Additionally, Heather has been recognized by CNN as a ‘top job tweeter you should be following’ (2009 and 2011), Mashable as one of the top Twitter accounts to follow for your career, one of the Top HR Influencers to Watch in 2016 by Kisi, one of the top five negotiation experts to follow on Twitter by BizWomen, one of Business2Community’s top 25 HR influencers to follow, one of The Muse’s 15 Job Search Experts to Follow on Twitter, and been named to dozens of other lists over the years.
Finally, Heather is the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships: The Truth About Getting from Classroom to Cubicle (Happy About, 2011) and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (Happy About, 2010) and the e-books Attention Job Seekers: Your Search is at Stake! 9 Steps to Becoming an Expert Marketer & Getting Hired in Today’s Digital World (2011), Relocating for an Entry-Level Job: Why You Probably Have to & How to Do It (2010), Graduated, Unemployed & Un(der)insured: Why You Need to Stop What You’re Doing Right Now to Purchase Health Insurance and How to Pick the Provider & Plan Best for You (2010), and Gen Y Meets the Workforce: Launching Your Career During Economic Uncertainty (2008).
She resides in the Washington, DC area with her husband, daughter Aurora, dog and cat.