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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: Faith At Work Is Dead?

More and more workers are filing religious discrimination claims against their employers. “When we talk about employment claims at work, this is still a very small percentage. But it’s doubled over...

February 10, 2014 - 3:37am
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Snowed in GPB Radio Host Spends Night at Work

I have to admit I didn't take seriously the winter storm that walloped metro Atlanta and other parts of Georgia this week. The forecasts I delivered Tuesday morning on GPB's Morning Edition indicated...

January 31, 2014 - 5:05am
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Working and Career

Working: 'Bring Your Parents To Work' Day Is A Thing... Seriously

Ever heard of a company having an open house for workers’ parents? How about a ‘Take Your Parents to Work’ day? Some organizations are doing that, hoping to tap into the millennial generation’s...

January 20, 2014 - 3:16am
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Working and Career

WORKING: New Goals For A New Year

It’s a new year. For many of us, that means we’re thinking about new work goals for 2014. Good idea, says our resident career expert, Brandon Smith. “If we don’t set goals, we end up just reacting to...

January 6, 2014 - 3:09am
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WORKING: Don't Expect To Get Hired 'Til 2014

Finding a new job here in the final weeks of year is tough. Companies just aren’t advancing their searches for open positions, said Brandon Smith, a career coach and workplace consultant who also...

December 23, 2013 - 4:40am

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