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US Factory Orders up 1.9 Percent in April, Best in 6 Months   By Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — Jun 3, 2016, 10:21 AM ET Orders to U.S. factories increased by the largest amount in six months but much of the strength came from a rise in demand for commercial aircraft. A key… Read more »

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Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames The Overtime Rule In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and to simplify and modernize the rules so they’re easier for workers… Read more »

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Visit GPS today! … at Greenwood Mall 10am-3pm at the Upper Savannah Job Fair! Speak to our Staffing Specialist Laura Garland (pictured below) to Get A JOB! GPS is currently recruiting for the following positions in Chapin, Newberry, and Laurens:   Production Associates    $9-$10/hour in Newberry and Clinton Area Packing/Sorting    $8.25/hour in Newberry, SC CNC Technicians    $11-$12/hour in Little… Read more »

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Gallman Consulting is attending SC Manufacturing Conference & Expo!  Are you? Please come visit Gallman Consulting at the 2016 South Carolina Manufacturing Conference & Expo!   APRIL 20-21, 2016 TD Convention Center // Greenville, SC // Exhibit Halls 1 & 2   The inaugural 2015 SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo turned out to be South… Read more »

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GPS Interview Day in Hampton!  GPS JOBS! Hampton American Legion Hut Thursday, April 14, 2016 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 with a strong work ethic and excellent attendance record for the following positions in or near… Read more »

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Companies adapt to recruit, retain millennials Millennials were the first generation to have smartphones available before adulthood. Text messaging is often their preferred form of communication, and social media was part of many millennials’ high school experience. (Photo/Blue Acorn) By Liz Segrist lsegrist@scbiznews.com Published March 24, 2016 From the March 21, 2016, print edition Search… Read more »

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GPS is participating in the Laurens County Job Fair TODAY! Stop by our booth and visit with Debbie St. Mark (GPS Client Relations) today from 9am-2pm:      The Center for Advanced Manufacturing      109 Innovation Drive      Laurens, SC   This job fair is hosted by Piedmont Technical College and Laurens County Development Corporation.  … Read more »

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National Survey: American Businesses Struggling to Hire STEM Talent Due to Increasing Scarcity, Higher Costs and Government Fees       The American Competitiveness Alliance is a coalition of organizations dedicated to a modern immigration policy that ensures America’s global competitiveness by attracting and keeping talent and know-how here in the United States.  WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2016… Read more »

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Interview No-Nos: Screaming, Stealing, Lying—and Bringing Your Pet Bird HR and hiring managers share stories of weirdest interview moments By Dana Wilkie  1/14/2016 SHRM Your job candidate sits down, takes a family photo off your desk and deposits it into her purse. Another one slips off her shoe, pulls out some Johnson’s baby lotion and… Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE 2-11-16 EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement and Litigation Data Retaliation, Race Discrimination and Harassment Persist; Disability Charges Increase WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released detailed breakdowns of the 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2015. Retaliation charges increased by nearly 5 percent… Read more »