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The hiring process is almost as daunting for employers as it is for candidates. You must spend time weeding out the bad fits, running screenings and doing background checks. And that doesn’t include checking references. Unfortunately, this process can lead you to discard candidates that might be great.   Let’s look at three categories of candidates you should give some extra… Read more »

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Once you land a job, it feels great. It’s easy to feel like you’ve gotten through the hard part. Getting through the interview process and landing the job is hard work, but you aren’t quite done yet. Your first day means navigating a lot of new territory and new personalities. There are some things you’ll want to do… Read more »

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Any manager or supervisor will tell you that no single motivational method works on everyone. For example, fear might work on some employees, but it’s a losing bet overall. It ultimately demoralizes everyone. So, what motivational methods can you use to appeal to the largest number of employees? Communicate People respond to specific goals, yet… Read more »

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Sooner or later, everyone faces a situation where they don’t get a job they thought was a lock. Maybe they called you in for three interviews, or the hiring manager acted like you already had the job. It’s devastating when the rejection email or phone call comes. It can leave you depressed, angry or sap… Read more »

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$542 Employee Referral Bonus! Any GPS associate who receives a $50 Referral Bonus starting July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, will have a chance to receive an additional $542 BONUS in a quarterly random drawing in October 2019 and January 2020! How to earn a $50 Referral BONUS? once all of the following criteria… 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 »