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Employer Values Motivation in FastForward Grads

Chuck Rodgers means it when he says that he’d hire someone with an industry recognized credential over someone without a credential. Rodgers is operational superintendent at S.W. Rodgers, a site development contractor in Northern Virginia. Rodgers needs a workforce that’s serious, focused, and safety-conscious because operating…

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Making A Career Out Of Career Coaching

With 15 years of career coaching experience, it’s safe to say that Lisha Wolfe knows what she’s talking about. Wolfe is a FastForward Career Coach at Paul D. Camp Community College. She comes to work every day with a purpose: to help people figure out their…

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The Value of A Credentialed Employee

There’s a lot at stake when it comes to hiring a new employee. Will they have the skills required to do the job? What’s their workplace attitude like? Will they reliably show up to work? These are the realities businesses across the country are facing when…

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From Farm Hand to FastForward

Luke has always been something of a ranch hand. Growing up in Southside Virginia, he’s worked the fields and farms that crisscross this rural landscape and become a bit of an agricultural expert in the process. There hasn’t been much else to do. Job opportunities have…