FastForward Blog: Virginia Workforce

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Virginia Workforce

What is G3 – and where does FastForward fit in?

On July 1, 2021, Virginia’s Community Colleges are launching G3, a training and education program for students with a family income of less than $100,000. The focus of the G3 program is to educate Virginians for high-demand fields, like skilled trades, public safety and healthcare, preparing…

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Virginia Workforce

COVID-19 Training Status

FastForward career training is held at Virginia’s Community Colleges. Virginia is currently operating under Phase Three guidelines as put forth by the Governor’s Office. While there may be additional guidance at each community college, FastForward training has resumed – both in-person and online. Under Phase Three…

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Virginia Workforce

Skilled Workers are Essential

During this time of uncertainty, one thing is for certain: our workers on the frontlines are heroes. We can’t help but think about all of our current students and FastForward graduates who are working hard to keep us well, safe and protected in these challenging times….

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Virginia Workforce

What’s up in Virginia’s workforce

There’s a lot of Virginia workforce and career news. We’re starting a monthly series where we pull together highlights of what’s happening across Virginia. This month is particularly busy thanks to an active General Assembly session. Big hiring and layoff announcements On the positive side, GRIMM,…

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