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Train your frontline NOW to prepare for the holiday staffing shortage

It’s time to start planning for the busy holiday shopping season. It may be quiet now but how do you make sure your frontline is ready when business picks back up again?  You train. And then you train some more.   

Quiet Quitters Are Looking for Meaning at Work. Let’s Help Them Find It.

At WorkJam, we’ve seen this long before there was a kitschy name for it. It’s something frontline employees have been experiencing for a long time and it's the reason we exist in the first place. Our mission is to revolutionize the way HQs connect with their frontline and create happy, engaged employees. Let’s face it. Happy, engaged employees usually don’t quit. Quietly or otherwise. 

3 Reasons why training is your best defence against the labor shortage

Every time a frontline worker quits, it costs organizations $10,500 to replace them. Yup. You read that right. That’s $10,500 every time a member of your workforce quits. Frontline workers often want to grow in their careers. By providing them with a digital frontline workplace that includes training, your chances of keeping members of your workforce longer increases ten-fold.

How to Triumph the Labor Shortage in Healthcare: 1 Solution, 2 Examples

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the current labor shortage will get worse before it gets better. The need for registered nurses will increase by 9% within the next ten years, adding 194,500 unfilled positions every year. But it’s not all doom and gloom. 

What happens when you connect your frontline? PRODUCTIVITY AND INCLUSION!

Frontline workers are the heart of both the economy and society. Their core functions are the driving force of our sanity. And yes, they deserve a standing ovation. They also deserve the right tools to help make their jobs easier and more enjoyable. 

Let’s Talk About the Elephant in the Room

If you want a happier and engaged frontline, you need to support them with the tools they need to feel valued while providing them with opportunities to learn in the flow of their daily activities. This not only boosts their competencies, but also their confidence and sense of self-fulfilment at work.

Join the Frontline Workplace Revolution

What exactly is a frontline workplace revolution? Before we answer that – and even before we mention why it’s important – let’s first give a high five to all our frontline workers out there, shall we? Since the beginning of the pandemic, our frontline workers have kept our grocery shelves...

Keep a Pulse on What’s Important to Your Frontline by Hearing from Them Directly

Frontline workers are the heart of both the economy and society. Their core functions are the driving force of our sanity. And yes, they deserve a standing ovation. They also deserve the right tools to help make their jobs easier and more enjoyable. 

Reduce turnover with the right employee retention plan (you’ll be glad you did!)

When it comes to workflow, the pandemic has changed your frontline’s expectations. We consider this a new beginning for both employees and their employers, in turn changing the narrative from “issues” to “opportunity.”

5 Tips to Help Improve the Mental Health of Your Frontline  

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression and anxiety are costing the global economy $1 trillion per year in lost productivity. That’s a lot of cha-ching! Here are 5 tips to improving the mental health of your team.

Labor Shortage -vs- Employee Retention: Where Does Your Company Fall?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a new record was reached when 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August 2021. Yikes! The good news is that there’s some insightful data out there that talks about when and why employees are most likely to leave their jobs.

Optimizing the critical link in the Chain