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FastForward Celebrates 10,000+ Credentials

Ed Breeden makes 10,000. Just last month, Virginia’s Community Colleges recognized Breeden as the recipient of the 10,000th workforce career credential generated through FastForward. Thanks to his training and new industry recognized certification, Breeden is leaving behind the life of laborer in a scrap metal yard…

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Helping Students Navigate the Path to a New Career

Constance Peay has been working with students at Rappahannock Community College for almost 10 years. Currently a FastForward Career Coach, Peay helps students connect the dots between their habits and behaviors and how that can apply to finding a career that’s right for them. Peay enjoys…

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Getting Hired with a Criminal Background

Having a criminal background isn’t an automatic sentence to working at a dead-end job. We’ve talked before about getting over your past and getting started in a new career – with the first step being to find help for your issues. But once you’re clean, focused…