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Growth Revised to 4.6%, Brightening the Outlook By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   SEPT. 26, 2014 WASHINGTON — The bounce-back in the United States’ economy last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will most likely remain solid for the rest of the year. The economy as measured by… Read more »

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Great Day at Upper Savannah Job Fair! Debbie St. Mark, GPS Client Relations attended the Upper Savannah Job Fair at Greenwood Mall. For all the candidates who stopped by the GPS booth yesterday, please remember:    Looking to Apply with GPS? Go to www.gpsjobs.net Click “Looking to Apply with GPS” Create username, password and upload resume in Word… Read more »

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GPS Attending Upper Savannah Job Fair Today! Debbie St. Mark, GPS Client Relations will be attending the Upper Savannah Job Fair today.  Please stop by and visit Debbie! Upper Savannah Job Fair at Greenwood Mall Wednesday September 24, 2014 10am until 3pm The Upper Savannah Workforce System and Greenwood Mall are sponsoring a Job Fair on… Read more »

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Chamber tops goal in rallying support for Fort Jackson Staff Report colanews@scbiznews.com Published Sept. 4, 2014 The Columbia Chamber of Commerce exceeded its goal in rallying public support for Fort Jackson by garnering more than 12,300 signatures on a petition aimed at preventing deep budget cuts at the Midlands installation. The petition drive was launched… Read more »

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Nurturing startups key to growth, panelists say By Chuck Crumbo ccrumbo@scbiznews.com Published Sept. 4, 2014 While landing large manufacturing operations that bring thousands of jobs to South Carolina grabs the headlines, being able to nurture and support fledgling startup companies can be the ticket to sustained economic growth. However, to help the newcomers, state and… Read more »

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S.C. online jobs up 3,300 in August   Staff Report colanews@scbiznews.com Published Sept. 4, 2014 Online help wanted ads in South Carolina climbed by 3,300 positions in August, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Data Series released Wednesday. Overall, there were 67,800 help wanted ads posted online in August compared with 64,600 for… Read more »

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GPS Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!   Hi, I’m Charlie Gallman with GPS with two members from my management team answering the ALS Ice Bucket challenge from Avionte’. We would like to pass along the challenge to a few of our business partners.  For each one that takes the ALS Ice Bucket challenge within… Read more »

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11:17 am ET Aug 14, 2014 The Truth About Retirement for Baby Boomers By Josh Zumbrun  The Wall Street Journal One of the biggest changes in the U.S. labor market over the past two decades has been the increasing number of people working over the age of 55. From the end of World War II… Read more »

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GPS JOBS at GPS Columbia!  Go to www.gpsjobs.net and click “Looking to Apply with GPS” TODAY for the following positions: Quality Warehouse Supervisor Material Handler Certified Forklift Operators Packing Associates Electrical Maintenance Maintenance Technician Machine Operators Welders Customer Service Medical Collections Medical Assistant Medical Admin Dispatchers Administrative Assistant Receptionist Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable