The pandemic and economic crisis have brought about incredible change in such a short amount of time, affecting workplaces worldwide. For employers, new and evolving challenges result in a high need to constantly adapt to these dynamic trends. (more…)
Jobs in manufacturing are experiencing rapid advancements in technology sparking the rise of ‘smart’ connected work environments and the need for a highly-skilled workforce. To meet these demands of advanced manufacturing, technology companies need people who understand and are cable to maintain systems and machinery that are computer-controlled.
Like many people around the U.S., Angel Ortiz, of Remington, lost his job at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Luckily for Ortiz, he was able to turn this setback into a positive, quickly earning a National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)-recognized credential and starting a new career he loves.
There’s something really special about, fall isn’t it? Whether it’s the wooly scarves, bright foliage, or the anticipation of the fast-approaching holiday season, people just seem to absolutely love this season. (more…)
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. (more…)
Project management encompasses leading a team to successfully achieve the efforts behind planning, organizing, and managing a project. If you are a new project manager looking to quickly expand your knowledge or an experienced project manager looking to learn a few new tricks, this course series is for you! (more…)
We pre-recorded today’s conversation via Zoom with Guy Curtis, Director of Marketing for LFCC Workforce Solutions; Carlene Hurdle, Corporate Training Director, and Jay Foreman, an instructor for corporate training and the upcoming Leadership Excellence program. Jay is also a John C. Maxwell-certified trainer, coach, and best-selling author. (more…)
Crisis tends to shine a light on effective leadership — or lack thereof — usually to the success or detriment of a corporation or organization. While many companies have embraced — and thrived in — the upheaval of doing business during the current pandemic, there are sadly many more crumbling under the pressure of these uncertain and rapidly changing times. (more…)