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Joshua Stewart is the local host of Morning Edition on GPB Radio. He’s also hosted Weekend Edition and filled in on All Things Considered in addition to reporting news from around the state. He came to GPB in 2010 from Tampa, Fla., where he hosted All Things Considered and produced an award-winning local public affairs program called Florida Matters at WUSF Public Media. Joshua’s work has been recognized with two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and numerous Associated Press nods. He grew up along the World’s Most Famous Beach and lived throughout Florida before coming just a little north to Georgia. Joshua also reported and worked with college journalism students in Jacksonville.

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WORKING: Attitude Check

Staffing firm Randstad said this week workers feel more secure in their jobs and are more optimistic about the future. In its quarterly look at workers’ attitudes and how engaged they are at their...

May 11, 2012 - 1:45pm

Rural Post Offices Face Reduced Hours

The United States Postal Service said this week it would consider reduced hours at hundreds of post offices in rural Georgia rather than closing them altogether. The postal service has identified 258...

May 11, 2012 - 10:06am

Coke Recruiting Veterans

The Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Company said this week it will focus recruitment efforts on military veterans, hiring at least 800 across the country this year. Those are jobs in Georgia and across the...

May 11, 2012 - 2:00am

Job Bank Connects Youth With Work

The U.S. Labor Department is trying to get more young people working this summer, especially low-income and disadvantaged teens. So it’s created a new online listing of summer jobs, internships and...

May 9, 2012 - 1:30am

Group Repairs Historical Markers

An Atlanta man and his small nonprofit are trying to save the state’s history for future generations by repairing some of Georgia’s oldest historical markers. Some of the state’s oldest markers have...

May 8, 2012 - 2:00am

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Working and Career

WORKING: Can You Pick Up My Kids?

You’ve probably dealt with a few unreasonable requests from bosses over the years. I’d guess most were related to your job. But have you ever been asked to go pick up your boss’s children? And would...

August 24, 2012 - 6:41am
(Photo by Joshua Stewart.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Underemployment

Consider this: 16.4 percent of Georgians were underemployed between the third quarter of 2011 and the second quarter of 2012. The U.S. Labor Department computes that rolling average every quarter,...

August 17, 2012 - 3:17am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Emotions On The Job

Emotions are a big part of who we are and a big part of our lives. Except at work. On the job, most of us feel like we have to turn off our emotions. And when they do slip out, boy do things get...

August 10, 2012 - 5:08am
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472/>Michael Lokner via Flickr</a>.)
Working and Career

WORKING: A New Boss

I’ve talked before with our workplace guru Brandon Smith about how to find a new job and then how to gracefully exit your current workplace. But what about when your boss is the one who’s leaving,...

August 3, 2012 - 6:10am
Building 99 on Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash., campus. (Photo Courtesy of Microsoft.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Stack Rankings

A “stack ranking” employee evaluation system forces managers to pick a few high achievers, a bunch of average workers, and a few shape-up-or-ship-out employees every year. That last category of folks...

July 27, 2012 - 5:12am

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