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Business Bits: Welcoming a New Generation into the Workplace

Born after 1996, our newest generation is on the workforce horizon:  Generation Z.  Also called GenZ, iGen, and the Cloud Generation, these post-millennials were the first to conduct childhood friendships on portable devices, a skill that has come in handy during COVID-19.  They’ve mastered the art of achieving an entire conversation with images (emojis).  Independent, pragmatic, stubborn, and always in a rush, Generation Z will bring a new challenge to corporations.   That’s if they arrive as workers on the corporate scene at all.  Most reports say over 75 percent of GenZ-ers want to start their own company and not work for others.  If they do arrive on the corporate scene, how will they want to be trained and supported at work? Continue reading Business Bits: Welcoming a New Generation into the Workplace

CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (en Español)

NEW! Fundamentos de IT de CompTIA® (en español)

¡Por primera vez, nuestro curso CompTIA® IT Fundamentals se ofrece en español!

Si está tratando de decidir si una carrera en IT (tecnología de la información) es adecuada para usted, o si desea ampliar sus conocimientos de TI, la certificación CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (ITF +) es un excelente lugar para comenzar. La ITF + incluye los conocimientos y habilidades de IT básicos que todos necesitan. Continue reading CompTIA® IT Fundamentals (en Español)

Elevate Prince William/Manassas Building Businesses and Careers Initiative

NOVA and the Virginia Career Works have partnered with the Prince William County and the City of Manassas to offer its residents free tuition on select professional educational programs. Individual employees of Prince William and City of Manassas companies are also eligible for this program.

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DiscovFREE Webinars

NOVA Workforce Offers Free Webinars

Have you ever wondered what an IT certification could do for you? Or what it takes to become a Software Tester or Python Programmer? Or how to lead multiple generations in the workplace? NOVA Workforce is offering a series of free, informational webinars to answer these and many other questions.

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Business Bits: The Tough Side of Leadership

Some days it is easy to be a leader; it’s a pleasure.  The organization is humming along, results are happening, employee morale is high, and life is good.  But leadership has a tough side too.  It is a cycle and there are definitely challenges.  How can we stretch our leadership skills to be a strong leader ready for anything?  This month we’ll take a look at some of the tougher sides of leadership and what to do now to embrace practices that will make us better leaders. Continue reading Business Bits: The Tough Side of Leadership