Working and Learning in a Time of Crisis

Social distancing seems eerily similar to social media, doesn’t it? They both require staying out of personal and close contact and resorting to an alternative means of communication. While social media and other electronic means of communication may have its advantages/disadvantages on humans and social relationships, in these current and strange times, it seems that the electronic means of communication is keeping many of us together while we have to remain apart.

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What Does It Take to Have a Sticky Culture?

Company leaders are the glue that makes employees stick around. If you feel like you’re interviewing and hiring every other month due to employees constantly walking away, you may be lacking stickiness within your organization. (more…)

Commercial Truck Driver CDL-B Fast-Track Career Training Program

With a national and local CDL driver shortage, trucking companies are hiring! Local, regional and national employers cannot find enough commercial drivers.

Dump trucks, utility trucks, tow trucks, mixer trucks, large straight trucks, and so many more vehicles require you to hold a Class B CDL in order for you to drive them. LFCC Workforce Solutions offers Entry-Level Driver Training to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

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Winchester FastForward Grad Thriving in New Career

Since earning the 10,000th workforce credential from the Virginia Community College System’s (VCCS) FastForward job training program, life just keeps getting better and better for Winchester resident Ed Breeden.

He had spent more than 20 years working at Zuckerman Co. when he learned the metal recycling company would soon be shutting down.

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Welcomes Disney Institute to Middletown, Virginia

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence, to Middletown on Thursday, March 26, 2020.  Sponsored by Lord Fairfax Community College Workforce Solutions Professional Development and Continuing Education, the one-day event will help area professionals explore how they could begin to identify the personal and organizational values that drive them as a leader to carry out their organization’s vision and their role in operationalizing culture-building and team support.

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Year-in-Review 2018-2019

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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.

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Heavy Equipment Operator Training Program Paves the Way for Opportunity

Yonathan Vigil Eufracio was one of 11 students from Fauquier County Public Schools and Prince William County Public Schools who participated in LFCC’s first-ever high school cohort for heavy equipment operator training.

Working with machinery runs in Yonathan Vigil Eufracio’s family, so taking the Heavy Equipment Operators (HEO) program designed for high school students and offered by LFCC Workforce Solutions last spring was a smart choice.

“It just came naturally to me,” he explains. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I applied and got the scholarship offered by my school system.”

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Fauquier County Resident Finds Purpose, Career With LFCC’s New Dental Assisting Course

Fauquier County High School 2014 graduate Mackenzie Rollins has finally found a career she can really sink her teeth into, thanks to a brand-new dental assisting program being offered by LFCC Workforce Solutions.

This was Rollins’s second time enrolling at LFCC – she had previously studied business, but realized that wasn’t the field for her. She had also spent more than a year at James Madison University, where she switched majors several times.

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IT Prep Courses Come with Job Interview Guarantee

Skyline High School graduate Bradley Cute recently completed LFCC Workforce Solutions’ CompTIA A+ Prep and Certification course, and now works for a federal contractor in Luray.

He took advantage of the Guarantee-to-Interview program Workforce Solutions has with Syntelligent Analytic Solutions LLC. Syntelligent has agreed to interview students who have completed the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+ or ITIL certification courses.

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