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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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Virginia Workforce

Industry Spotlight: Information Technology (IT)

Are you an analytic thinker who likes solving problems and troubleshooting hardware or network issues? Do you speak techie? But then are you able to pivot and speak non-techie to technologically-challenged parents? If any of these questions resonate with you, the IT industry may be a…

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Virginia Workforce

Industry Spotlight: Healthcare

If you have a passion for helping others, a knack for biology, enjoy working with your hands and want to have a job where you are making a difference in people’s lives, the healthcare industry might be for you, and timing couldn’t be better. Healthcare is…

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