Business is ultimately about people…and we all want to believe we are well-intentioned in our work interactions – open, accepting of other’s differences, and constructive in our responses. Yet, research shows that each of us has different behavioral preferences related to our personalities that can create attractions or aversions to others in our workplace. Continue reading Webinar: The Power of Personality Assessments
When learning in groups, people tend to have a better understanding of the concepts being taught, versus when they are learning alone. There is strong scientific evidence backing the benefits of having students learn and work in groups, which is likely why cohort-based learning is winning in modern adult education and professional development programs. What’s more, when it comes to asking for help in the workplace, about 55% of employees would rather turn to their peers first, and their managers second. While most managers are happily willing to offer solutions, there is a certain ease in peer-to-peer learning. Continue reading Cohort-Based Learning: The Solution to Modern Professional Development Needs
Frontline Leadership Training Works!
Leadership Basecamp is a first-level training series for brand new supervisors and leaders to assist them in their transition into leadership and develop bedrock skills that will serve
them throughout their career and life. This program serves as the foundational tier of workforce leadership programs and an excellent starting point. Continue reading The Leadership Ascent
The work that you do to make a living takes up a large portion of your time and energy. Day after day, the average human works for years, logging in hours upon hours of labor. That’s not a bad thing if you love your work.
Unfortunately, too many of us can barely even tolerate our jobs. We long to do something that manifests our true purpose in life.
So why do so many people continue working at jobs that make them miserable? Continue reading Finding the Courage to Change Your Career Path
Our business partners are the real heroes in today’s workforce success stories. As most businesses will tell you, workforce shortages are present across industries and unless companies take action to close skills gaps, recruiting and hiring efforts might remain frustrating. Continue reading Webinar: Pivot Strategies for the Great Resignation: A Panel Discussion with Local Business Leaders
Any professional working in any field can benefit from a more robust understanding of Excel’s formulas and features. If you are starting your career or seeking career advancement, our Microsoft Excel certificate series can help you master the features you need to embrace new or existing work opportunities. Continue reading Microsoft Excel Certificate Series
Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your website traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. Continue reading Digital Marketing Certificate
Our conversation today centered around job seekers and the unique approach Fauquier County is taking to attract more people to their employers. This was originally recorded on December 9, 2021. Continue reading Valley Today: Career Cafe
We chatted today with Guy Curtis from LFCC Workforce Solutions and Sarah Pangle, Academic Advisor & Career Services Specialist for Lord Fairfax Community College. This was originally recorded on October 14, 2021. Continue reading Valley Today: Career Coaching and Advising
We pre-recorded today’s conversation with Guy Curtis & Samantha Brill from LFCC Workforce Solutions to learn about their new Coding Bootcamp program. This was originally recorded on August 12, 2021. Continue reading Valley Today: Coding Bootcamp