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Valley Today: Leadership Institute

Published: April 8, 2021

We pre-recorded today’s conversation with Guy Curtis, Director of Marketing, Business & Industry Training for Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions & his guest Jeff Hill, Quality Assurance Manager for Thermo-Fisher Scientific to talk about Leadership […]

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Talent Shortages in the Workforce Pool

Published: April 5, 2021

Talent shortages are frustrating to employers but with 10 million unemployed in the United States, is there really a shortage of talent or are skills gaps the underlying issue? The […]

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Why Leadership Training?

Published: March 3, 2021

Contrary to the opinion of many, leaders are not born; they are made. And they are made by hard effort, which is the price we must all pay for success. […]

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Valley Today: Get Yourself a Workforce Coach

Published: February 11, 2021

We pre-recorded today’s conversation via Zoom to learn about the new Workforce Coach available from Workforce Solutions at Lord Fairfax Community College.

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The Pandemic Didn’t Stop This High School Grad from Fast-Tracking His Career

Published: January 25, 2021

Clarke County Man Beats the Odds and Finds a New Career Through Training with Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions Luis Camacho-Bruno is so much happier pursuing his trades education than he […]

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Start 2021 in a 90-Day World

Published: December 28, 2020

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, […]

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Webinar: Three Ways to Triple Your Training Dollars

Published: December 17, 2020

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 […]

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Powell’s Plumbing Growing Their Own Workforce Through FastForward Credential Grant

Published: December 11, 2020

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 […]

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Valley Today: Consider a Career in IT

Published: December 10, 2020

We pre-recorded today’s conversation via Zoom with Guy Curtis from Laurel Ridge Workforce Solutions and his guest, Ken Blackwell from TeamLogic IT.

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The Truth About 2021 Skills Gaps

Published: December 4, 2020

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.

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