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Sea Pro Boats to relaunch, open plant in Whitmire Staff Report colanews@scbiznews.com Published July 29, 2015 Sea Pro Boats, which was originally founded in the Midlands and later acquired by another company, announced plans today to invest $5.5 million and open a new plant in Newberry County. The project is expected to create 238 jobs…. Read more »

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South Carolina lawmakers ratify OSHA requirements USA July 21 2015 On June 26, 2015 the South Carolina General Assembly ratified the new OSHA reporting and recordkeeping requirements for SC employers. As a practical matter, this mainly means SC employers must now report the hospitalization of an employee as well as all partial amputations (including fingertip… Read more »

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GPS Anniversary Milestones!  Over the last two months, Charlie Gallman has recognized and awarded several staff members with plaques and travel certificates for their GPS Anniversary!  Please see below for our outstanding and dedicated honorees!  Thank you Crystal Johnson (10 years) Staffing Specialist/Team Leader-GPS Charleston, Jeff Gallman (5 years) VP Sales and Marketing-GPS Corporate/Charleston, and Lisa… Read more »

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Employer access to employee social media: applicant screening, “friend” requests and workplace investigations    Morrison & Foerster LLP – Melissa M. Crespo and Christine E. Lyon USA July 17 2015 A recent survey of hiring managers and human resource professionals reports that more than 43 percent of employers use social networking sites to research job… Read more »

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Happy Birthday Nanci Fields & Lynda Beard!  Nanci is the VP of Finance at GPS Corporate and Lynda is the Staffing Assistant at GPS Hot Springs! Nanci and Lynda, you ladies have a FANTASTIC day!  Celebrate all day and month long! Don’t count the years…count the wishes & all the cheers! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBb0LlOIB6w                            Nanci Fields                                                          Lynda… Read more »

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Twenty-Somethings Want Tangible Benefits From Employers – Not A “Fun Culture” July 13, 2015 by Jennifer Jones-Mitchell Millennials will comprise seventy-five percent of the global workforce by 2025 and they know they are the most desired hire in the job market today. Companies need to pay attention to what this demographic wants, if they hope to… Read more »

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Happy Birthday Lisa Wright!  Lisa is the Team Leader/Staffing Specialist at GPS Hot Springs, AR!  And today is her birthday!  Lisa, don’t count the years…count the wishes & all the cheers! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBb0LlOIB6w “The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”—Lucille Ball  

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GPS Interview Day at Hampton American Legion Hut Thursday, July 23, 2015 11am – 3pm American Legion Hut ~ Post 108 302 Hoover Street South Hampton, SC 29924-2702   GPS is currently recruiting highly motivated, ready to work candidates for the following positions in or near Hampton County: Machine Operators Sanders Finishers Forklift Operators Pick Packers Warehouse Shipping Clerks  … Read more »