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For Andrea Davis, the CDL Program was Life-Changing

Published: May 6, 2021

For Andrea Davis, FastForward has been nothing short of life-changing. She was incarcerated for over eight years in federal prison, and after serving her time, she knew she had to […]

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The Economics of Training 101: Reducing Cost, Increasing Quality

Published: May 5, 2021

Companies gain competitive advantage when employees have the proper skills and training to excel in their roles. Efficiently trained employees require less oversight, make less costly mistakes, and are better […]

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Work Release Inmates Receive Training to Operate Heavy Equipment

Published: April 28, 2021

This is original written content from the Prince William County Virginia ( website. The views, thoughts, and opinions reflected in this content are those of the authors and do not […]

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Amy Russo: From Laid-Off Due to COVID to Giving COVID Shots

Published: April 22, 2021

Had it not been for the pandemic, Amy Russo wouldn’t be in a new career right now, down what she loves – which now includes inoculating people against the COVID-19 […]

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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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