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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What Career Path Do You Take Next

Hi, Are you ready to make changes in your current career or start something completely brand new? Changing careers can be overwhelming, paralyzing even. Making a new transition is undeniably scary, disruptive, and difficult.

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Podcast On Why Your Team Should Attend Leadercast 2019

The Valley Today radio show (The River 95.3 WZRV) was live (on tape) from Lord Fairfax Community College for a conversation with Guy Curtis, Director of Marketing, Business & Industry Training for LFCC Workforce Solutions and Jeanian Clark, Vice President of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education. (more…)

Leadership Institute Graduates Thirty New Leaders

Photo taken on February 22, 2019 at the 2018-2019 Leadership Institute Graduation.

Congratulations to the graduates of LFCC Workforce Solution’s seventh Leadership Institute program. There were thirty participants from nine local organizations that successfully completed the program. (more…)

Phlebotomy Technician Course Opens Doors For Single Mother

Keisha Smith and son

At her new job, Keisha Smith’s benefits include good insurance for herself and her young son.

Certified phlebotomist/nurse assistant Keisha Smith is proof of what can be accomplished through hard work and sheer determination.

The Culpeper resident overcame homelessness while raising a young child to attain two health care certifications and start a fulfilling career.

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Thanks to LFCC, Statewide Recognition Given to Winchester Man Who Trades Up

Left to right – Joy Cary (PIVA), Dr. Kim Blosser (LFCC President), Ed Breedan (MT1 Graduate), Sherry Pinto (FastForward Coach), Scott Carlson (Apprenticeship Grant Coordinator)

For many people, learning that their workplace of 23 years is closing would be devastating. But, for Winchester resident Ed Breeden it was the chance to reinvent himself and to earn a much better living.

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Creating Winning Relationships with Molly Fletcher

Molly Fletcher
CEO, Keynote Speaker, and Author

Molly Fletcher spent 20 years in one of the most competitive workspaces in the world: the sports agency business. Molly says there’s a common misconception about the industry, though. People often think it’s space where everyone yells, screams beats their chests and gets sideways at the drop of a hat, but that couldn’t be further from the truth, she says. It’s all about relationship-building. Listen to Molly Fletcher’s podcast on Creating Winning Relationships

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LFCC Workforce Solutions Year-in-Review 2017-2018

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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.

Below you will find LFCC Workforce Solutions final numbers for students and employers served as well as additional great highlights from last year.

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FastForward Showing Positive Impact Early On

FastForward Credentials
The Top 5 FastForward Credentials are providing a 21%-58% increase in wages for graduates.

To date over 11,000 valuable, industry-recognized workforce credentials have been awarded to Virginians through a pay-for-performance grant training program. This training has occurred through a Virginia Community College program called FastForward, which was designed to empower Virginians with the specific skills employers are seeking. These workforce training programs are geared toward the needs of local businesses and focus on in-demand credentials and degrees allowing Virginians the chance to get the jobs they want and the salaries they need.

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