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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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Unemployment Drops Across Georgia

Most of Georgia’s metro areas saw slight drops in their unemployment rates in February. Still, even with the decreases, more than half of Georgia’s counties have rates of 10 percent or higher. Most...

March 29, 2012 - 5:00am

WORKING: No Resume Needed

It’s fairly standard practice to submit a resume, a cover letter and several references when applying for a job. That could be changing, and actually has at some tech and marketing companies. They...

March 23, 2012 - 1:45pm

Georgia Teen Jobless Rate At 28%

It looks like another tough summer for teenage job seekers in Georgia. The state’s teen unemployment rate remains above the national average: it is roughly 28 percent, according to an analysis by the...

March 23, 2012 - 2:00am

Bill Outlaws Foreclosure Fraud

Foreclosure fraud would be a crime under a bill passed unanimously in the state Senate Wednesday. Georgia law currently criminalizes fraud during the mortgage process, but not during a foreclosure....

March 22, 2012 - 3:19am

Jobless Rate At 3-Year Low

Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to a three-year low. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday morning the state's February seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the seventh...

March 22, 2012 - 3:03am

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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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