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Recruit, Train, Sustain


An immersive, multi-platform approach to engaging modern job-seekers and creating deep and diverse talent pools.

FastStart connects employers with their next workforce

  • AI-driven platform with custom employer content debuted in 2021
  • Company landing pages, an integrated application system and hyper customization give prospective applicants a stronger sense of a company’s culture than traditional job boards

Targeted recruiting strategically identifies the right candidates for the right job

  • Company-specific digital and social media campaigns cast nets in the right candidate pools
  • Comprehensive assessments build a foundation for more reliable recruitment outcomes
  • Company spotlight video embeds bring open positions to life and provide an inside look at company culture and values.

Recruitment events built for ease, efficiency

  • In-person and virtual, company-specific and industry-wide
  • Joining like companies together to drive earned media and attract and engage more candidates


Scott Galloway

President of CDIT

“LED Faststart gives us an edge to help with the recruiting. One of the benefits at this time is the ability to do the virtual career fairs and FastStart really has helped us. I think probably since 2020, we’ve done six or seven of those and that’s been highly important in these times.”


Company-specific, custom-built combinations of new technology and proven techniques across a range of industries.

Virtual training scenarios allow employees to be trained safely

  • Secure virtual reality experiences simulate safety scenarios without shutting down operations for in-person exercises, moving businesses forward with no delays.

Testing skills through assessments

  • Managers observe employee assessments that involve completing complex technical tasks, which increases new workers will be assigned to the right jobs.

Embedding micro-training into company culture

  • Producing creative ways to integrate unique training approaches into the daily office environment.

Training manuals, presentations and more

  • Powerful tools built strategically to a company’s brand and culture.

FastStart Technology Center

  • Architectural and experiential design is underway for a workforce development center that will be unlike any in the U.S., offering fully developed AR/VR stations, production suites and everything needed to produce customized training assets.
  • Located directly in view of the Capitol building, symbolizing its importance to the state.

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Will Boudreaux

CEO, NetChex

“My whole management team feels like the FastStart group is part of the team. In planning and how we managed, and especially for training and recruiting, they have their footprint all over the process.”


Innovative partnerships keep Louisiana’s talent pipelines filled with diverse, qualified candidates.

Innovative and unmatched education partnerships

  • No state workforce program works as closely with state educators as LED FastStart, which drives results across all levels of Louisiana’s education system.
  • Legislative support for talent development programs ensures a skilled workforce pipeline.

Impacting the next workforce today

  • Directly supporting companies with investments in industry-specific higher-ed training, such as the HAAS 5-Axis machines installed at ALL Louisiana community and technical colleges.
  • Leaning into cultural and economic shifts by creating programs that increase the number of students in computer science, software engineering, cyber engineering, and STEM-related advanced manufacturing.

Monty Sullivan

President, Louisiana Community and Technical College System

“The relationship between our Louisiana community and technical college system and the LED FastStart program is a partnership in which we jointly serve business and industry all across Louisiana, with training programs, with development of curriculum, with a whole series of efforts that help companies to find talent to ensure that they’re successful here in Louisiana.”

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