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77% of Frontline Supply Chain Workers Considering Job Change 3 Months

May 18, 2022

Seventy-seven percent equates to three-quarters of the workforce, and 46% of those respondents have only been in their role for less than a year.

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How The Supply Chain Crisis Is Being Solved

April 26, 2022

The supply chain is volatile. There have been many problems of late, and we continually hear about overland trucking issues causing additional delays after merchandise finally gets unloaded from delayed cargo ships.

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Why Are Frontline Workers Really Quitting? You Can Boil It Down to 1 Simple Fact

April 26, 2022

The supply chain workforce shortage is a household problem. Empty shelves, late deliveries, and out-of-stock supplies are affecting the entire nation. Much of it is rooted in one simple fact: Brands can't hire and retain enough frontline workers.

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Employers: Be Wary of Raising Wages to Improve Retention

April 13, 2022

Slapping a higher price tag on a role isn’t enough; businesses must look beneath the surface to discover the real problems.

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WorkStep CEO Dan Johnston Named 2022 Pros to Know Winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

April 4, 2022

WorkStep, a workforce hiring and retention platform for the supply chain, announced today its Co-Founder and CEO Dan Johnston has been named a winner of the 2022 Pros to Know Awards by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for his leadership in helping companies overcome frontline hiring and retention challenges.

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7 Strategies to Reboot Global Supply Chains

March 30, 2022

As we enter year three of the COVID era, companies worldwide are grappling with an all-too-familiar array of supply chain challenges—supply uncertainties, capacity and labor shortages, long transit times, and sky-high transportation rates. Tough times call for fresh strategies.

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Tech Needs To Step Up In Effort To Rebuild America’s Middle Class

March 30, 2022

The share of American adults who live in middle-income households dropped from 61 percent in 1971 to 51 percent in 2019. Meanwhile, the cost of three important categories impacting American lives are skyrocketing well beyond the officially published consumer price index for inflation:

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Supply chain dumpster fire rages on

March 18, 2022

Dan Johnston, co-founder and CEO of WorkStep, shares the latest trends on hiring, retention and recruiting in supply chain.

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HCI Webinar: Advice for Supply Chain Employers Who are Struggling to Hire, with Dan Johnston

March 13, 2022

In this HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Dan Johnston about advice for supply chain employers who are struggling to hire.

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Logistics Insider: March 2022 Issue

March 9, 2022

Many frontline positions are infamous for long hours, low pay, and limited opportunities for growth. But most hourly workers aren’t looking for a job where they work overtime shifts with little gain in sight. They want constructive feedback, training, promotions, and ultimately a career path.

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