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Virginia takes top ranking in Customized Workforce Training

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that the Commonwealth ranked 1st in the country for Customized Workforce Training in the 19th annual Business Facilities State Rankings Report due to the success of the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program.

The workforce initiative, created by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership in collaboration with Virginia Community College System and other higher education partners, accelerates facility startups through direct recruitment and training services which are customizable to each company’s needs.

Services are provided by the state with no charge to qualified new and expanding businesses as an incentive for job creation.

The program has helped secure over 11,000 jobs with companies like Lego, Tyson Foods, Thermo Fisher Scientific and more.

To learn more about the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program, click here.

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