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InDemand Series: Looking Forward

Posted on October 31, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: October 29, 2019   WHSV is wrapping up our year-long look at in-demand jobs in the valley. We’ve featured 24 different career paths with jobs that feature high pay but do not require a four-year college degree. Debby Hopkins with the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development board says people […]

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InDemand Series: Customer Service Representative

Posted on October 16, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: October 15, 2019   WHSV – If you like helping people solve problems, a career as a Customer Service Representative could be for you. “Nobody ever calls customer service and says, ‘hey, everything is going great, I don’t have anything to talk about,’” said Brian Killingsworth, a customer […]

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InDemand Series: Electronics Apprentice

Posted on October 2, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: October 1, 2019   WHSV – With so much of today’s world revolving around electronics, it takes a lot of people to keep those parts running smoothly. One man who had an interest at a young age is making it his career. Matthew Campbell began to work with […]

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InDemand Series: Construction Manager

Posted on September 18, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: September 17, 2019   WHSV – This week, we’re taking a look at a job you can achieve by starting in construction, as early as right out of high school, that allows you to move up and into a problem solving role. “You can start out coming into the […]

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InDemand Series: Machinist

Posted on September 5, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: September 3, 2019   WHSV – This week, we’re taking another look at InDemand careers in the Valley. We’re taking you to a plant that helps make books read around the world. Charles Andrews works as a machinist apprentice at LSC Communications in Rockingham County. He helps maintain […]

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InDemand Series: Truck Driver

Posted on August 21, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: August 20, 2019   WHSV – “It’s totally different from anything I’ve ever done in the past,” said Ken Rogers, a driver with IDM Trucking. “It’s very enjoyable. There’s some tense moments when you’re driving in traffic in some of the major cities, but you’re your own boss.” […]

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InDemand Series: Commercial Pilot

Posted on August 8, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: August 6, 2019   WHSV – Alex Kelley has been with Blue Ridge Aviation in Weyers Cave since 2015. He started out as a flight instructor and is now in a management position. “My dad was a private pilot, and I was at James Madison University as a […]

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InDemand Series: Sheet Metal Fabrication Technician

Posted on July 23, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: July 23, 2019   WHSV – This week, we’re delving into a job that can launch you ahead without you ever having to leave the ground. “The work is really interesting,” said Jonathan Thompson, team lead of Hangars D and E at Dynamic Aviation. “It peaks my interests. […]

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InDemand Series: Maintenance Mechanic

Posted on July 9, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: July 10, 2019   WHSV – In this week’s look at InDemand jobs in the Valley, we’re featuring careers in mechanical work. Jonathan Kisamore, a maintenance mechanic apprentice at Tenneco in Harrisonburg, took a passion for mechanics and turned it into a career. “From a kid on, I’ve […]

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InDemand Series: Network Engineer

Posted on June 26, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: June 25, 2019   WHSV – It’s a technological job that you can thrive in if you describe yourself as a “people person.” “Some people see computer jobs as ‘sit at your desk all day,’ working on computers,” said Josh King, a network engineer with IT Decisions. “That’s not […]

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