Organizations are overwhelmingly familiar with setting goals. Leaders set yearly ones, they’re created for specific projects, and they can be short or long term. They’re also applied to new employees, stand-out ones, and to those that need a little boost. They can even be SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely). While setting goals is proven to be a major factor in accomplishing them, many organizations fall short of achieving them because they are trying to do too many things at once. Continue reading Start 2021 in a 90-Day World
When times get tough, training is often the first to get cut from budgets. Yet research shows that job-related training and development opportunities are a top influencer on an employee’s decision to apply for and stay at a job1. Continue reading Three Ways to Triple Your Training Dollars
Sure, our workforce has always faced interruptions in times of economic changes, technology trends, or automation but 2020 accelerated impacts to the world of work as we know it. Continue reading The Truth About 2021 Skills Gaps
The pandemic and economic crisis have brought about incredible change in such a short amount of time, affecting workplaces worldwide. For employers, new and evolving challenges result in a high need to constantly adapt to these dynamic trends. Continue reading Grow Your Own Workforce
Local businesses report on COVID-19 impact, recovery initiatives, and reset strategy
LFCC Workforce Solutions recently administered a survey to local businesses to determine the impact of COVID-19 on their business operations. Continue reading Looking Ahead, Together Webinar
There’s something really special about, fall isn’t it? Whether it’s the wooly scarves, bright foliage, or the anticipation of the fast-approaching holiday season, people just seem to absolutely love this season. Continue reading Fall Brings Change
Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education (LFCCWS) had another amazing year helping individuals and organizations start, enhance and/or change in workplace skills. Launching and expanding new programs into new markets as well as increasing credentials offered through programs like #FastForward, LFCCWS continues to be your local, reliable, and trusted partner for quality and relevant workforce training programs that meet the needs of employers and individuals in our community. Continue reading Year in Review 2019-2020
Project management encompasses leading a team to successfully achieve the efforts behind planning, organizing, and managing a project. If you are a new project manager looking to quickly expand your knowledge or an experienced project manager looking to learn a few new tricks, this course series is for you! Continue reading Project Management Series: 4-Key Processes to Delivering Success!
It’s been a rough past few months and though things are still not back to what we once knew as normal, we have begun to adapt in ways that many of us probably never even thought imaginable. Continue reading Welcome Back!
Crisis tends to shine a light on effective leadership — or lack thereof — usually to the success or detriment of a corporation or organization. While many companies have embraced — and thrived in — the upheaval of doing business during the current pandemic, there are sadly many more crumbling under the pressure of these uncertain and rapidly changing times. Continue reading Preview of white paper: Resiliency, Adaptability, Communication: Three Essential Skills for the Leaders of Tomorrow