FastForward Blog

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Career Coach Advice

Are you making any of these job hunting mistakes?

Virginia’s unemployment rate may be getting better, but for individuals in hourly jobs looking for full time work or people looking for a better career, applying for jobs and interviewing are an everyday occurrence. If you find yourself going through the motions but not landing that new job, make sure you’re not doing one of these job-hunting mistakes. …

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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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Student Tips

Four tips for spring cleaning your resume

As the weather in Virginia warms up and spring cleaning ensues, don’t forget to dust of your resume. Whether you’re on the hunt for employment, a part-time gig or are scheduled to complete your FastForward training and enter a new career, it’s important to keep your…