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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: Do What You Love

Do what you love. Sounds like decent advice for a fulfilled life, right? But how practical is it? Brandon Smith explains why he thinks it’s a valuable suggestion and how you can make it happen in...

December 8, 2011 - 10:11am
Our work guru Brandon Smith answers a question from a blog reader this week. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Sharing Praise

When a customer or client sends some well-deserved praise your way at work, you might want to share it with your boss. And maybe the next boss up the chain, too. But should you? Our workplace expert...

November 30, 2011 - 9:24am
Brandon Smith explains how a holiday job can be a step up. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Holiday Jobs

Now is the time for all you holiday elves to grab that part-time work for the next few weeks, whether it’s in retail, package delivery companies, or other businesses that have extra work around the...

November 22, 2011 - 8:56am
We've been putting it off, but now we're finally talking about overcoming procrastination. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Don't Put It Off

If you’re a procrastinator, then you’re doomed to constantly delay doing things you need to finish, right? Perhaps not. Even though we often use that label – “I’m just a procrastinator” – there are...

November 18, 2011 - 9:31am
This week from Brandon: how to help your kids avoid catching your stress. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Stress And Your Kids

You make it home at the end of a hard day at work, and you’re feeling the strain of an important deadline looming. But for the sake of the kids, you put on a happy face, laugh, play and bury the...

November 10, 2011 - 10:23am

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