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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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Brandon says, have a plan BEFORE you go back to school. More, on this week's Working segment. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Back To School

“I’m going back to school.” It’s a pretty common thing to hear these days from people who are looking for work (or more work or different work). Even undergrads are doing it, foregoing those first...

November 2, 2011 - 9:23am
How do you decide between two job offers? Brandon Smith guides us this week. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Deciding Between Two Job Offers

It’s a nice spot to be in: you’ve been interviewing for jobs and now two companies have made you an offer. An embarrassment of riches, really, especially in this economy. Ah, but both of these...

October 21, 2011 - 8:46am
Bosses play favorites when they’re hiring people. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Playing Favorites

Perhaps we all suspected this already. But now we know: bosses play favorites when they’re promoting people. A recent survey showed bosses admit that it happens, and that it often doesn’t result in...

October 14, 2011 - 7:01am

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