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Worksites are dangerous places. There are power tools and heavy machinery in use. There may be debris falling from a height. It’s why so many construction sites are fenced off from public access. Of course, as an employee, you also face dangers on the site. That’s why you need to know these four safety musts.  … Read more »

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Whether it’s in fabrication, assembly, or even packaging, machine operators play an important role in manufacturing. Of course, as the machines get faster and more powerful, the odds of an injury also increase. Enjoying a safe workday free from injury calls for showing these machines the respect they’re due. It also means understanding the potential risks and protocols… Read more »

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Everyone from office workers to grocery store cashiers and construction workers is at risk from repetitive strain injuries. These are common injures – such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, and bursitis – that you get from performing the same movements over and over again. While it’s tough to avoid repetitive motions at work, it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to get a… Read more »

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The hiring process is often a stressful one for companies. The days of hiring someone based solely on a prescribed amount of experience and the right skills on a resume are gone. Granted, candidates need the right skills to perform well. Yet almost every company has stories about someone who ticked every box on paper… Read more »

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Going back to school comes with its fair share of challenges. Not the least of these challenges is that, if you want to finish in a reasonable amount of time, you often need to attend classes full time. This is especially true in fields that change rapidly, such as programming. Of course, this also means you must… Read more »

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Employee burnout can have serious consequences not only for productivity but also for workplace morale. It’s even more severe when a previous superstar employee shows signs of burnout. More worrying for employers is just how common burnout is among employees. Around 67% of employees report feeling burnt out either sometimes or routinely at work. As… 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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Happy 13th GPS Anniversary Crystal Johnson!  Meet Crystal Johnson, GPS Staffing Specialist at GPS Charleston!  Today is her 13th GPS Anniversary and we are very fortunate to have Crystal as a staff member! Crystal adds value to our business each and every day! Congratulations Crystal! On this special day of achieving a list of appreciations, we would like to extend… Read more »

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GPS Top Candidates   Want to simplify your recruiting efforts? Let GPS bring the candidates to you! It is our pleasure to present this month’s Top Candidates!  This superstar list is only some of the top performers we have in a wide variety of disciplines who are ready to contribute to your company’s success!  For… Read more »

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Happy Birthday Venice Eaddie!   Please join GPS in wishing a Marvelous Birthday to a marvelous lady … Venice Eaddie, Staffing Assistant at GPS Charleston! Venice, you brighten up everyone’s workday with your sparkling personality.  You’re a shining example of what makes good co-workers great!  We’re so lucky to have such a wonderful colleague on our team.  Wishing… Read more »