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Many businesses believe they know best when it comes to hiring decisions. In terms of the final hiring decision, that’s true. Yet, horror stories abound of companies making bad hires that created months of lost productivity, if not the loss of other valuable employees. If in-house recruiting efforts have failed you, what other option is… Read more »

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Businesses and recruiters don’t just use social media as a way to find applicants. Around 43% also use it as a screening tool to weed out candidates. That begs the question: What are the social media red flags I should avoid? Keep reading and we’ll give some of the biggest red flags to avoid. Illicit… Read more »

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GPS Safety Hotline   GPS wants its employees to go home to their loved ones in the same condition they came to work.  Please examine the situation, consider all the outcomes, then proceed with your task. If you experience or see a safety concern on your assignment, please contact our GPS Safety Hotline at 803-760-1441 or… Read more »

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Your hard skills play a role in getting you the interview, but they won’t get you the job by themselves. These days, employers look for candidates who already have good soft skills. Why? Soft skills make people more effective on the job, for one. They’re also very hard to teach and all but impossible to… Read more »

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June is National Safety Month! GPS is celebrating National Safety Month by encouraging everyone to participate in safety meetings and going to the National Safety Council’s website www.nsc.org for additional safety tips. “According to Injury Facts®, preventable workplace deaths totaled 4,414 in 2017, the fourth year in a row this number has increased. And, for… Read more »

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Let’s Stretch!   GPS challenge of the week…Let’s Stretch! Just as you would stretch before you exercise you need to stretch before you start your work day and take a few minutes throughout your workday to stretch. No matter how well your work area is designed, it is recommended that everyone vary their work activities… Read more »

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Meet Brittany Wagner! We Are GPS!     Meet Brittany Wagner! Brittany is a 28 year old native of Hot Springs, AR and has worked for GPS for 3 years. She is a Staffing Specialist with a strong background in customer service/relations. Brittany is a member of the Oaklawn Rotary and WCASHRM. She currently lives… Read more »

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Electrical Safety Month   May is Mental Health Month, Motorcycle Safety Month and Electrical Safety Month. Therefore, the GPS challenge of the week is Electrical Safety! Electricity is everywhere. Some of the warning signs of a problem with electrical systems are: Dimming or flickering lights Sizzling or buzzing sounds Overheated plastic odors Flashes or sparks… Read more »