AP301109

FastForward Blog: Student Tips

pexels andrea piacquadio 3760072
Resume tips for skilled trades and vocational jobs

Uploading a resume can be a shot in the dark. Oftentimes, it feels like you’re submitting your list of highly cherished skills into a big unknown. But it doesn’t have to be an act that is without intention. Depending on the employer, if you’re applying for…

Student studying at home in their living room
Study Tips to Boost Your Success in the Classroom

Getting a workforce credential at your local community college is a valuable way to get a leg up in your current career – or start a new career altogether. Because the trainings take weeks, not years, to complete, buckling down and studying hard will help you…

pexels ketut subiyanto 4560092
Don’t make one of these resume mistakes…

If you’re desperate for a job, we know how hard it is to navigate dozens of applications at one time. When you’re juggling that much, it’s easy to make a mistake. While some mistakes are forgivable, others may cost you the job. “One of the biggest…

AdobeStock 425894073
How EducateVA’s Career Switcher Program is helping fill Virginia’s schools with more teachers

As K-12 schools across the country and Virginia continue to face significant teacher shortages, Virginia’s Community Colleges’ Career Switcher Program, EducateVA, is helping fill the vacancies with new teachers who have previously worked careers as doctors, lawyers, pharmacists and everything in between. To better understand how…

Back to Blog