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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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InDemand Series: Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted on June 12, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: June 11, 2019   At some point in our lives, we cross paths with nurses, as they help us through the world of health care. Nurse Krista McKean can thank a nurse she met as a teenager for guiding her on her career path. “When I was 13 […]

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InDemand Series: Chef

Posted on May 28, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 28, 2019   WHSV – Our InDemand job segment continues with a hands on job that allows you to get creative and work on a team to give people a unique and tasty experience. “It’s always been a challenge for me, and I’m learning everyday,” said Chef […]

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InDemand Series: Diesel Technician

Posted on May 15, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 14, 2019   WHSV – Ben Siron became interested in the diesel tech field when he was in middle school. He is now solving problems with all kinds of vehicles at Excel Truck Group in Weyers Cave. “The thing I like most about my job is just […]

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Hershey announces $104 million expansion of Augusta County plant

Posted on May 9, 2019

For full WHSV article and video, click here. Date: May 9, 2019 WHSV – Governor Ralph Northam stopped by the Shenandoah Valley for the second time this week to announce an expansion of the Hershey manufacturing facility in Stuarts Draft. “For more than thirty years, The Hershey Company has continued to grow in Augusta County, […]

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Governor Northam Announces The Hershey Company to Invest $104 Million in Augusta County: Major expansion by The Hershey Company to create 65 new jobs

Posted on May 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2019 Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne ClarkEmail: sclark@vedp.org The Hershey CompanyContact: Jeff BeckmanEmail: jbeckman@hersheys.com Phone: (717) 534-8090 STUARTS DRAFT—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that The Hershey Company, the leading North American chocolate producer and a global snacks company, will invest $104 million to […]

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BRCC, JMU enter partnership to train workers for new Merck jobs

Posted on May 8, 2019

For Full WHSV article and video, click here. Date: May 8, 2019 WHSV — As part of Merck’s plan to hire an additional 100 workers at its Elkton plant, the pharmaceutical company also announced a collaboration with James Madison University and Blue Ridge Community College to train workers for positions. In Weyers Cave, construction is underway […]

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InDemand Series: Cyber Security Engineer

Posted on May 6, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 6, 2019   In the information technology field, it’s not about having your bachelor’s or master’s degree — but instead, what you’re certified in to get you ahead in your career. A local program in the Shenandoah Valley can help get you just that. “Every day is […]

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InDemand Series: Welder

Posted on April 16, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 16, 2019   WHSV – We’re taking another look at jobs in demand in the Shenandoah Valley. You may not think about it, but the work of welders is around you every day. James Perry says one of the best things about being a welder is that […]

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InDemand Series: Plumber

Posted on April 3, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 3, 2019   WHSV – Watching the progression of construction from start to finish is rewarding for the people who have a hand in it everyday. With this plumbing apprenticeship through a local company, you can put together pieces of a puzzle for buildings that are here […]

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