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
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
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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
Talent shortages are frustrating to employers but with 10 million unemployed in the United States, is there really a shortage of talent or are skills gaps the underlying issue? Continue reading Talent Shortages in the Workforce Pool
Contrary to the opinion of many, leaders are not born; they are made. And they are made by hard effort, which is the price we must all pay for success. -Vince Lombardi Continue reading Why Leadership Training?
We pre-recorded today’s conversation via Zoom to learn about the new Workforce Coach available from Workforce Solutions at Lord Fairfax Community College. Continue reading Valley Today: Get Yourself a Workforce Coach
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 Webinar: Three Ways to Triple Your Training Dollars
We pre-recorded today’s conversation via Zoom with Guy Curtis from LFCC Workforce Solutions and his guest, Ken Blackwell from TeamLogic IT. Continue reading Valley Today: Consider a Career in IT