For Andrea Davis, the CDL Program was Life-Changing

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For Andrea Davis, FastForward has been nothing short of life-changing. She was incarcerated for over eight years in federal prison, and after serving her time, she knew she had to make a change. Thanks to funding support through FastForward, Andrea was on the road to improving her life. Continue reading For Andrea Davis, the CDL Program was Life-Changing

The Economics of Training 101: Reducing Cost, Increasing Quality

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Companies gain competitive advantage when employees have the proper skills and training to excel in their roles. Efficiently trained employees require less oversight, make less costly mistakes, and are better at problem solving than employees who have not been properly trained. Continue reading The Economics of Training 101: Reducing Cost, Increasing Quality

Work Release Inmates Receive Training to Operate Heavy Equipment

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This is original written content from the Prince William County Virginia (www.pwcgov.org) website. The views, thoughts, and opinions reflected in this content are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official policy or position of Lord Fairfax Community College or LFCC Workforce Solutions. See original story here.
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Valley Today: Leadership Institute

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We pre-recorded today’s conversation with Guy Curtis, Director of Marketing, Business & Industry Training for LFCC Workforce Solutions & his guest Jeff Hill, Quality Assurance Manager for Thermo-Fisher Scientific to talk about Leadership Institute. Continue reading Valley Today: Leadership Institute

Start 2021 in a 90-Day World

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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