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Career Coach Advice

Step One: Get Yourself Organized

Going through workforce training doesn’t have to be complicated. A little planning and organization can go a long way. Before you reach out to your local FastForward Career Coach, here are three things you can do to make things run as smoothly as possible. Do some…

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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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Virginia Workforce

Industry Spotlight: Skilled Trades

Do you have an aptitude for mechanical or electrical systems? Do you enjoy building things with your hands? Do your friends and family call on you to fix things around the house? Would being up high on an electrical pole not phase you in the slightest? If…

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Student Success

Sisters and Study Buddies

Finding the right study buddy can be a challenge. You want to make sure you partner up with someone who understands you – how you like to study, how you like to communicate back and forth. For Kacie and Heather, who are currently enrolled in FastForward…