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Geographic Solutions is thrilled to unveil My Dashboard Assistant, an innovative new feature that will seamlessly be integrated into both guest and registered individual’s dashboards. This exciting new integration is designed to simplify and enhance the user experience for job seekers within the VOS Sapphire system. My Dashboard Assistant will be accessible for users on December 1, 2023.

My Dashboard Assistant offers a more personalized user experience for registered individuals, allowing them to better optimize their workflow. The system provides users with tailored recommendations based on how they routinely use VOS Sapphire to help them easily navigate their daily needs - such as checking messages, filing a claim, managing their virtual recruiters, and more.

Individuals accessing the system as a guest will also be presented with a generalized list of suggestions aimed at helping them get started within the system. This will enable new users to quickly familiarize themselves with the features and functionalities of the dashboard to ensure a smoother onboarding process.

Guest and registered Users will be able to effortlessly navigate My Dashboard Assistant’s suggestions by simply clicking the left and right arrow symbols, allowing them to effortlessly explore and select the features that align with their needs and preferences. The new feature also offers individuals the ability to expand their dashboard and view all the standard sections, including widgets, pinned links, and recent job posts by selecting the "View Full Dashboard" link below the section.

The introduction of My Dashboard Assistant reflects Geographic Solutions’ commitment to continuously improving and streamlining the user experience. With this integration users will be able to access a wider range of features and sections that are relevant to their tasks and objectives - making it easier for individuals to navigate and utilize the full capabilities of VOS Sapphire.

If you have any questions regarding the My Dashboard Assistant or need configuration assistance, please reach out to your assigned Project Manager.

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We’re thrilled to announce that Geographic Solutions has been named as an honoree on Inc.’s 2023 Power Partner Awards list in the Customer Relationship Management category!

This year’s award recognized Geographic Solutions’ extensive efforts in fostering symbiotic relationships with its clients and partners - working closely with them to deliver intuitive software that meets their current needs, as well as the ever-evolving legislative landscape.



“Being recognized as an Inc. Power Partner is an honor that all of us at Geographic Solutions accepts with immense pride,” said Paul Toomey, President and Founder of Geographic Solutions. “This award is truly a reflection of our team’s dedication and commitment to continuously evolve and adapt our innovative solutions to address our clients’ ever-changing needs.”

The Power Partner Awards honors B2B organizations across the globe that have proven track records in providing entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to start, run, and grow their business. The list recognizes 389 firms in marketing and advertising, health and wellness, financial services, legal, logistics, and software development, as well as other areas of business.

To view the list of Power Partners, click here. You can also read the complete press release here - which has been syndicated to Yahoo Finance, MarketWatch, Seeking Alpha, and 174 additional publications.

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We’re happy to announce Geographic Solutions has been named a finalist as the Tech Company of the Year for the Tampa Bay Tech Awards. This year’s award recognizes all of the company’s work to help establish Geographic Solutions as an impactful and trusted member within the Tampa Bay tech community.

The Tampa Bay Tech Awards celebrates Tampa’s talented community of technology leaders, organizations, projects, and professionals across a variety of specialties. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on November 10th, at Armature Works in Tampa, Florida.

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We’re excited to announce Geographic Solutions has been named a finalist in the Employment category for Digiday Media's 2023 Greater Good Awards!

This year’s award recognized Geographic Solutions’ rapid deployment of a Disaster Recovery Jobs Portal to help Floridians find employment and aid local businesses following Hurricane Ian in 2022. The Disaster Recovery Jobs Portal played a significant role in the state’s reemployment effort after many businesses were temporarily, and in some cases, permanently closed.

The Greater Good Awards showcases the work being done around social causes, its impact, and ultimately those working toward the greater good. From racial equality to the environment to solving employment issues, the award recognizes the companies and their work that’s helping to create a positive impact on the world.

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In a recent episode of the Workforce180 podcast, Geographic Solutions’ President and Founder, Paul Toomey sat with host, Mike Fazio, to talk about what’s in store for Geographic Solutions’ upcoming Workforce Technology Conference in Monterey, California on October 16 and to discuss the future and current state of the workforce industry, noting:

“The world has changed, since the pandemic and it's become quite common now to embrace the idea that many of the services that were once offered inside an American Job Center will now be done online. So, looking ahead, I think we're going to see more and more progression towards these online services.” 

Click here to listen to the full episode on Workforce180’s website.

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We’re excited to share that Geographic Solutions' President, Paul Toomey has been selected as a finalist for CEO of the Year of a Large Company for the 2023 Apogee Awards, presented by Tampa Bay Business & Wealth (TBBW) Magazine. The award was created by TBBW to recognize the dedication and contribution both C-Suite leaders and companies from across Southwest Florida have made in their respective industries and local communities.

On September 27th, Paul and the Geographic Solutions’ team attended the 2023 Apogee Awards reception dinner at Tampa's Armature Works, which honored the finalists from each category.

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CNET published an article today which focused on the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee meeting and included commentary from our Economist & Labor Market Analyst, Phillip Sprehe. He shared his thoughts about what could happen if the Federal Reserve became too passive or aggressive with interest rate hikes.

Click here to read the full article on the CNET website.

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By CN Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — In keeping with its commitment to helping those in its custody successfully reenter society, and in response to the increasing call for an online presence in educational programming, CoreCivic is deploying ResNet (short for Resident Network) at 20 of its correctional facilities. This project involves the installation of a secure controlled network and the addition of new Microsoft® Surface laptops at each of these sites.

To read the entire article, visit:

Hawaii Disaster Recovery Jobs Portal

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The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced the availability of a disaster recovery jobs portal for Maui to help workers and businesses impacted by the wildfires. The portal, located at, provides access to all currently available jobs on Maui as maintained by the DLIR.

Staff members are providing in-person services at the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center at the University of Hawaii Maui College. Workforce services are also available at the American Job Center at 110 Alaihi St., Suite 209, in Kahului.

"Activating the Disaster Recovery Jobs Portal is part of our effort to connect job seekers and employers as Maui recovers from this tragic event," said Jade T. Butay, DLIR Director. "Connecting workers and employers is critical to supporting our local economy and speeding recovery to alleviate the suffering of our people right now.



TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida has continued to set the standard for economic success. Florida’s private sector job growth rate increased by 0.5 percent (+42,800 jobs) in July 2023, five times faster than the national rate of 0.1 percent over the same period. Florida’s economic data continues to indicate economic stability and confidence among Florida’s workforce as the state’s labor force grew by 2.6 percent (+280,000) over the year in July 2023, faster than the national over-the-year rate of 1.9 percent.

Floridians in search of work and new job opportunities are encouraged to turn to the CareerSource Florida network for help. Floridians can find guidance on how to register with Employ Florida and search listings of available local job openings.

To read the entire press release, visit:
(Press release posted to Governor Ron DeSantis' page)

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