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Many GPS Anniversaries today!  GPS has many anniversaries today!  Happy anniversary to Suzanne Young (26 years – GPS Corporate), Laura Garland (3 years – GPS Newberry), Rea Parrish (2 years – GPS Columbia), and Titi Robinson (1 year – GPS Newberry)!  These ladies rock it every single day!  You all truly deserve much appreciation and celebration!  We are… Read more »

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Boost Your Happiness in 5 Seconds Flat! Comparing Yourself to Others By Lloyd J. Thomas, Ph.D. Comparing ourselves to others is a very powerful mental affliction. When we are children, we compare ourselves to others as a way of discovering “who I am,” using others as references. However, as adults, when we compare ourselves to… Read more »

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5 Simple Methods I’ve Learned To Fight Tunnel Vision At Work Find yourself getting sucked into your work? Here’s how to climb back out and stay grounded. <img src=”//c.fastcompany.net/multisite_files/fastcompany/imagecache/1280/poster/2016/07/3061743-poster-p-1-five-simple-methods-ive-learned-to-fight-tunnel-vision.jpg 1440w,” alt=”” class=”poster”>[Photo: Flickr user Paul Nuttall]  Adam Steele 07.13.16 5:00 AM I catch tunnel vision like a virus, and it always has the same symptoms. I… Read more »

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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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GPS at Voorhees College Job Fair today!   Barbara Greene (Business Developer at GPS Orangeburg) and Crystal Starks (Staffing Specialist at GPS Orangeburg) represented GPS at a job fair at Voorhees College today!   Barbara Greene         Crystal Starks

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Department of Labor Releases 2016 State Unemployment Insurance Report American Staffing Association (02/26/16)  Toby Malara The 2016 State Unemployment Insurance Report has been released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Unemployment Insurance. As of the end of 2015, four states and jurisdictions (California, Connecticut, Ohio, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) still had outstanding loans… 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 »