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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: When Does 'Pillow Talk' Go Too Far?

When you’ve had a rough day at work, you might go home and vent to your partner or spouse. Susan sent a note to workplace expert Brandon Smith to find out whether that’s a problem. “Does telling your...

November 11, 2013 - 2:55am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Long Hours

That 12-hour workday is bad for the balance in your life, sure. But it will pay off eventually, right? Maybe not. “Working long hours is actually really, really bad for your career,” says Brandon...

November 4, 2013 - 2:13am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Keep This To Yourself

Many of us think of the human resources department as, well, a resource. They are people who can help us when we’re having trouble at work or with our benefits. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith...

October 21, 2013 - 3:05am
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WORKING: Bouncing Back From Failure

The Braves and Falcons have experienced some very public failures at work this week. How do you bounce back after you blow your big work project? “You can usually reclaim your position within 12...

October 14, 2013 - 3:55am
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WORKING: Learning From The Shutdown

The federal government shutdown continues this morning. Our Working guy says compromising in Congress, like in any workplace, has to be about putting yourself in the other person’s shoes. “You should...

October 7, 2013 - 4:41am

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