Cody Bess

Cody Bess is CEO of Poprouser and likes to work with passionate business owners. His career spans more than 15 years, including military leadership, tech, and consulting, and now works to bring People to the forefront and create thriving ecosystems. He is driven by the need to future-proof the workforce, making the world better for his daughter and the next generation. Connect with Cody on Facebook or LinkedIn.

7 Tips to Save Your Business by Preventing Employee Burnout

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Your Company Can Crash from a Single Disgruntled Employee I recently saw a question in an online HR group asking what I would tell an employee that somebody told you was experiencing job burnout. Apparently, she was starting to miss work, and was slowly drifting from an energetic top performer into a sad and cynical …

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How Shrinking HR Departments Affect HR Students

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Human Resources Department Shrinks as Outsourcing Rises I love to mentor people. In fact, I have taken to mentoring people who are moving into HR careers, as I feel like I have a lot to offer in this area. However, I am beginning to find a common theme with universities graduating HR professionals into a …

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The Five Employer Types You Should Avoid

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Spotting a Bad Employer Before You Apply Perhaps you are a new entrant to the job market. Maybe you are a college freshman, sophomore, or even a junior, and you are excited to start putting your newfound skills to work. Or possibly, you are either unemployed or are looking to move to a different employer …

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Two Words for a Higher Employee Retention

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Improve Employee Retention with Simple Empathy There are two words that you should learn to say often, and really mean when you say it: “I understand.” Sounds too easy, right? How could simply saying these two words to employees make them stick around longer and be more productive? Empathy and understanding are keys to employee …

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How a New HR Director can Join the Executive Suite

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So You’re the New HR Director … I would love to think that companies seeking a new HR director are looking to change strategic direction. This only rings true sometimes. Sometimes the HR director post was recently vacated due to retirement, reorganization, and/or expansion. Here are key tips to make sure that you do not …

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