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Behind WorkJam’s Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail

Behind WorkJam's Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail
  Steve Kramer, CEO at WorkJam, is a twenty-year veteran in e-commerce. His specialty is finding the gaps in how organizations manage their frontlines. He founded WorkJam in 2014 as a digital frontline workplace to solve retail industry issues. “Our platform essentially helps retailers and companies and other industries, such as Read more

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Behind WorkJam’s Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail
  Steve Kramer, CEO at WorkJam, is a twenty-year veteran in e-commerce. His specialty is finding the gaps in how organizations manage their frontlines. He founded WorkJam Read more
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Behind WorkJam’s Mission to Improve Retention and Training in Retail
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  Steve Kramer, CEO at WorkJam, is a twenty-year veteran in e-commerce. His specialty is finding the gaps in how organizations manage their frontlines. He founded WorkJam in 2014 as a digital frontline workplace to solve retail industry issues. “Our platform essentially helps retailers and companies and other industries, such as Read more
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