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
Usually, plumbers are the ones making house calls. But, one evening a week, a professional comes to Powell’s Plumbing in Winchester to provide instruction to 11 employees. It’s all part of a customized LFCC Workforce Solutions Corporate Training program. The employees are in the first level apprenticeship plumbing class. A few are plumbing technicians, and the rest are helpers, said Joey Luttrell, general manager of Powell’s Plumbing.
Joey Luttrell and 11 employees at Powell’s Plumbing prior to class.
Sure, our workforce has always faced interruptions in times of economic changes, technology trends, or automation but 2020 accelerated impacts to the world of work as we know it. Continue reading The Truth About 2021 Skills Gaps
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. Continue reading Grow Your Own Workforce
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! Continue reading Project Management Series: 4-Key Processes to Delivering Success!
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. Continue reading LFCC Workforce Solutions Talks Leadership Excellence on the Valley Today Radio Show
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. Continue reading Preview of white paper: Resiliency, Adaptability, Communication: Three Essential Skills for the Leaders of Tomorrow
Managers and human resources departments across the nation are swamped as organizations and businesses are beginning to reopen in phases as we enter our new norm. Even though we are still very much in a crisis, we (slowly, but surely) must begin to move forward. Continue reading It’s Time to Rethink Professional Development
When an unexpected crisis hits, it can take months for a business to reset and recover. When the crisis is ongoing and ever-changing, like the current pandemic we’re facing, it can take even longer.