Webinar: Pivot Strategies for the Great Resignation: A Panel Discussion with Local Business Leaders

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Our business partners are the real heroes in today’s workforce success stories.  As most businesses will tell you, workforce shortages are present across industries and unless companies take action to close skills gaps, recruiting and hiring efforts might remain frustrating. Continue reading Webinar: Pivot Strategies for the Great Resignation: A Panel Discussion with Local Business Leaders

Regional Workforce Information Summit

LFCC (Becoming Laurel Ridge) is undergoing a transformation to become a more comprehensive resource to our current and prospective students. In an effort to expand the regional workforce program knowledge of key partners in the community, we are expanding our efforts to share relevant and timely updates in workforce programs, both credit and noncredit, offered through the college.

Twice a year at both the Middletown Campus and Fauquier Campus, we will convene community partners to hold the Regional Workforce Information Summit (RWIS), informative sessions on the programs available to support the clients they encounter wishing to pursue short-term career training programs to enter the workforce.

In advance of the bi-annual summit, we will conduct participant meeting surveys to solicit input and feedback on the timely and dynamic topics our community partners want to learn more about as it pertains to workforce opportunities. We will also develop a list of FAQs in advance of the event, to make this meeting as informative and efficient as possible for the investment of your time. We are excited to meet together and share this important information for the future success of your clients and our students!

Additional details and information will be pushed to this event page and by email to pre-registered attendees. Advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

Upcoming Event Dates

Interested in attending an upcoming RWIS event? All events take place 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Click on the date you would like to attend to RSVP.

Tue, May 24, 2022: LFCC Middletown Campus

Wed, June 1, 2022: LFCC Fauquier Campus

Wed, November 9, 2022:  LFCC Middletown Campus

Tue, November 15, 2022: LFCC Fauquier Campus

Project Management Information Sessions

These FREE information sessions will introduce you to the project management certifications and courses that we offer. You will have a chance to meet the instructor and find out more about what is covered in the classes and how they can help boost your career. In addition, our program staff will be in attendance to help you navigate your pathway and also educate you on funding sources that may be available to you.

Register for an upcoming, in-person information session

New sessions are added throughout the year. If no registration form is available for an upcoming session, please watch a replay below.

Watch the replay from the August 2, 2021 Information Session

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Healthcare Professionals Information Sessions

These FREE information sessions will introduce you to a variety of allied health care professions and fast-track career training programs. Whether you are planning to register for an upcoming class or you are on the fence about your next career step, come and join us to gain more information. This can be your first step towards an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in the healthcare profession.

Register for an Upcoming Live Session or Receive the Info Session Replay

New sessions are added throughout the year. If no registration form is available for an upcoming session, please watch a replay below.

Healthcare Professionals Online Information Session

Watch the Healthcare Professionals Online Information Session Replay from December 8, 2021

Leadercast – The One Thing

We all want to be better leaders, but the path to improvement can be challenging. There is more leadership content available in the world than ever before. Where do we even begin? It’s overwhelming.

At Leadercast: The One Thing we will ask 10 of today’s most prolific leaders the same question: What is the one thing that makes a leader worth following?

Each perspective will help you strip away the noise. You’ll leave the day having narrowed down your focus to the 10 things that matter most.

1 Question.
10 Leaders.
10 Answers.

What’s the one thing you need?

What is Leadercast?

Be empowered with growth insights from world-renowned leaders. This one-of-a-kind event will be simulcast into communities all over the globe. You can expect to be challenged, inspired, and encouraged. You will learn how to improve your own leadership skills and also have the opportunity to network with other leaders in your area. This unique leadership event includes world-renowned leadership practitioners that share profound leadership insights that can transform your behavior and organization.

Leadercast is on a mission to fill the world with leaders worth following by serving them with thought-provoking development content and transformative leadership conferences featuring experts and peers who dare to take the business world by storm.

Leadercast 2022 – The One Thing

Leadercast 2022 – The One Thing is broadcast to hundreds of host sites, making it the largest one-day leadership event in the world. This year, you may participate by attending live in Cincinnati, by attending virtually, or by attending the LIVE REBROADCAST at one of our LFCC campuses! See the details below.

Interested in Attending Leadercast?

Who attends Leadercast? An athlete. A VP. A teacher. A manager. A student. A small business owner. You. Whatever your discipline, the world needs more of what you have to offer. Hone your leadership skills at this year’s event.

This is a rebroadcast of a live event.

Thursday, June 16 at the LFCC Middletown Campus
173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Friday, June 24 at the LFCC Fauquier Campus
6480 College Street, Warrenton
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

  • $99 per person for full-day, in-person, networking event with box lunch
  • Table of 6 = $570
  • 2 Tables of 6 (Groups of 12 or more) = $1,080
  • Virtual Pass: $75 per person

Two Ways to Register

  1. Contact our team by phone or email to register.
    Tonya Thornhill: [email protected] or call 540-869-0771
    Larry Baker: [email protected] or call 540-868-7283
    Registration team: [email protected] or call 540-868-7021
  2. Download and complete the authorization to bill form so that you (or your company/organization) can be invoiced

Have more questions about Leadercast? Contact Larry Baker at [email protected] or 540-868-7283

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Student Recruitment and Events for Job Seekers

Job Seekers

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Take career assessments, browse careers, search for jobs, build your resume, and more. Visit LFCC.edu/JOBS

See upcoming job fairs and events below


Thank you for your interest in the possibility of reaching out to LFCC students for job opportunities in your organization!  We value and support our local employers in their endeavors to recruit locally for their open positions.  Many Workforce students are full-time working adults, who attend classes outside of their work time.  In some cases, these students have received tuition assistance from their employers as part of their training and development program. For these reasons, we do not allow direct employment recruitment to occur in our classrooms.  We do however share with these students ways to learn about these opportunities if they have an interest.  We encourage employers to use these established recruitment processes at LFCC to reach this audience of students who may have an interest in your current job openings.

Advertise Your Employment Opportunities

Post Your Job Openings

Thank you for being a part of the LFCC Community and for your interest in hiring our students. We are very excited about the new LFCC Online Career Coach site! This site will allow all approved employers to post jobs and search for student resumes.

You must register your organization prior to accessing these services. Once your registration is reviewed, if it is approved you will receive an email that includes a link to activate your account.

Visit lfcc.edu/portal to get started and post your job openings.

Job Fairs

Career and Internship Fair March 22, 2022

Lord Fairfax Community College (Becoming Laurel Ridge) cordially invites you to participate in our annual Career & Internship Fair on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The fair will be held at the Carl & Emily Thompson Conference Center, Corron Community Development Center at the Middletown Campus, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA.

Job Seekers

This event will host numerous employers/agencies to promote their open jobs, internships, and career opportunities to our students, alumni, and community members. Participation information TBA


Registration for employers has ended. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Pangle at [email protected]

Fauquier Campus Job Fair March 24

Lord Fairfax Community College
Fauquier Campus
6480 College Street Warrenton, VA

Attend to connect your talents with local companies and businesses. The Fauquier Campus will be hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, March 24 from 3 pm to 6 pm. This event is open to the community. Questions? Email [email protected] or call  540-351-1505 Learn more here >>>

Fall Job Fair September 8, 2021

Lord Fairfax Community College
Fauquier Campus
6480 College Street Warrenton, VA

Workforce Solutions/LFCC, together with the Fauquier County Economic Development Department, will be hosting a Job Fair on Wednesday, September 8, from 4 pm to 7:30 pm.
Job seekers, see a list of employers here >>>

Employer registration for this job fair is free of charge and will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Employers and businesses of all industries are welcomed.  It is expected that any employer participating in this job fair will have positions needing to be filled within 30-45 days of the event and will engage in advertising efforts, such as sharing on social media pages.  In order to register, please complete the form >>>  https://forms.office.com/r/ubWnShgHfG

Any questions about this job fair can be directed to Donna Comer.  [email protected] or 540-351-1044.

Focus on Health: Education, Employment & Wellness Fair

The Career Services Office at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is proud to invite you to LFCC’s Focus on Health: Education, Employment & Wellness Fair April 2022. Details to be announced at a later time.

Disney Institute Pays Off For Attendees

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Posted: March 19, 2014



The Winchester Star

MIDDLETOWN — Software development firm employee Lynn McElhaney has made four trips to Disney without leaving the state.

Instead of going to Orlando, she has been coming to Lord Fairfax Community College, where Workforce Solutions hosted its fourth annual Disney Institute on Tuesday.

“I was one of the few that said, ‘Yes, I’ve been here all four years,’” said McElhaney, who works for a data integration firm in Reston. “I always come away with at least one really good idea that can change something in our company.”

Disney Institute senior facilitators Tom Madden and Mike McLean hope that of the six or seven values they present, attendees can take away three or four that will work at their own companies.

“Disney is a business just like anyone else when you strip away the magic and so on,” Madden said during a lunch break Tuesday. “We have strong business principles around leadership, around creativity and innovation and brand loyalty that really can be adapted by virtually any organization.”

Madden said the institute is put on all over the world.

About 160 people attended Tuesday’s event, said Christine Kriz, business and industry training coordinator for Workforce Solutions.

The cost of the session was $495 a person, although there were discounts for people who had attended past institutes and for companies sending more than one employee. Continue reading Disney Institute Pays Off For Attendees

Administrative Professionals’ Day

Join us for the Administrative Professionals’ Day Event at LFCC!

Coming April 27, 2022

Who Should Attend Administrative Professionals’ Day Event?

  • Business/Office Managers
  • Executive Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants, Associates, and Specialists
  • HR Coordinators, Specialists, and Associates
  • Meeting Planners
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Office Assistants and Clerks
  • Anyone You Wish to Honor!

Top 5 Reasons you should attend the Administrative Professionals’ Day Event:

  • Learn how to increase your productivity
  • Improve performance for winning partnerships
  • Network with other Administrative Professionals
  • Gain a wealth of new strategies, skills, and solutions to use right away
  • Recharge your batteries and reward yourself

Pam Peacemaker, City of Winchester, on the Administrative Professionals’ Day Event

What Admins Have to Say About Admin Pro Day Event

“This was my first time at the Admin Day, and I can’t wait until next year! I had a blast!!! The speakers were wonderful, the food was fantastic, and the door prizes were awesome!
Thanks again!” – Wendy

“Attending Admin Day is one of the best things of the whole year for anyone who is an admin assistant. They have wonderful programs. They treat us like queens. They have wonderful door prizes and you couldn’t ask for a better time. The staff is just wonderful to go the extra mile to make it pleasant for us”. – Pam

“Life is a Beach – BEST Theme ever for Admin. Professionals Day!  Our team had a great time! Thank each of you for all you did to make our day special!” – Sharon

Join us for food, fun, recognition, and learning opportunities!

  • Recognition of the Administrative Professional of the Year
  • Professional Development Speakers
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Gifts/Prizes
  • Great Food

All for only $129 per person! Special group rates are available for five or more people.

Nominate Your Admin for Administrative Professional of the Year

Nominate your admin for the “Administrative Professional of the Year” presented by LFCC Workforce Solutions. Nomination form coming in 2021.

Administrative Professionals’ Day Event

April 27, 2022
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

LFCC Middletown Campus
Corron Community Development Center
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, Virginia 22645

Register today!

Administrative Professionals’ Day



2019 Event Photos

Find our 2019 event photos on Facebook by viewing our event album, viewing the event photos on Flickr or clicking on the link below.  You may download the photos by clicking on each individually and clicking “options” to retrieve your photos.

Please hold next year’s event date for Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020. More details and information to be announced. It’s going to be a wonderful celebration!

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