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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: 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: 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: 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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