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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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New Year Brings Stricter Background Checks For Georgia's Child Care Workers

State officials will dig deeper into the backgrounds of child care workers in Georgia starting January 1st. That’s when a new law takes effect mandating federal fingerprint background checks for all...

January 1, 2014 - 9:30am

WORKING: Don't Expect To Get Hired 'Til 2014

Work more or less grinds to a halt in most organizations in these final weeks of the year—which means efforts to fill open positions also stop. That doesn’t mean job-seekers are stuck in neutral for...

December 20, 2013 - 3:52am

Recession Graduates Are...Happier?

Lots of research indicates graduating from college in an economic downturn hurts a worker’s career and earnings—and the financial effects, at least, persist for 10 years or more. For example: The...

December 19, 2013 - 2:32am

WORKING: Work's Done For 2013

With about a week and half until Christmas, work has pretty much ground to a halt in companies across Georgia. But workplace guru Brandon Smith says that does not mean productivity has to stop, too...

December 13, 2013 - 3:32am

WORKING: It Matters Where You Sit

Some companies are starting to micromanage who sits where in the office—to the level of putting specific workers next to each other and separating people who work in the same department. Some of...

December 6, 2013 - 3:32am

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Working and Career

WORKING: Difficult Bosses

Ever had a day where your boss really rubbed you the wrong way? Where nothing you did was right? Those days might not look so bad once you’ve heard the two listener/reader letters Brandon Smith is...

June 8, 2012 - 6:41am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Unemployment's Trauma

Losing a job, for whatever reason, is a life-changing event. It can also be a traumatic one that leads to a loss of confidence and even depression. But Brandon Smith says a few simple things can help...

June 1, 2012 - 9:01am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Summer Jobs

The end of the school year is upon us, and with Memorial Day on Monday, summer has at least unofficially begun. For many Georgia teenagers, that probably means they’re on the hunt for some kind of...

May 25, 2012 - 10:10am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Graduation Advice

Temperatures are warming, the festival season is picking up, and I can almost hear Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” on the air. It’s graduation season – a time for celebrating achievements and...

May 16, 2012 - 9:12am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Attitude Check

We’re all feeling more secure at work, more optimistic about the future, and a little less like we’ll do anything to keep our jobs. So says a new quarterly look at employees' “engagement” from human...

May 11, 2012 - 9:36am

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