According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), trends for HR professionals will include the “employee experience” and a resurgence in social media. Social media, these days, is almost a no-brainer, but its importance cannot be emphasized enough. As for employee experience… Continue reading Human Resources Management Trends
In this final installment of our three-part blog series on the American Culture and Language Institute’s Part-Time ESL Career Readiness program, we focus on some of the challenges faced by international and immigrant students and how ACLI’s staff helps them overcome barriers and navigate a clear path to employment. Continue reading Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 3: Overcoming Challenges to Build Strategies for Success
The staff at NOVA’s American Culture and Language Institute accelerated the use of data in the redesign of its Part-Time ESL Career Readiness program, which offers workforce-contextualized English classes for students at high-beginning through intermediate ESL levels and helps them successfully transition to further college and careers. Continue reading Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 2: Using Data to Design Programs for Immigrant Student Achievement
When immigrants arrive in the U.S. and look for work, they must learn new culture and workplace norms. Many also need assistance with their language skills. Northern Virginia Community College’s Office of Workforce Development—known as NOVA Workforce—supports these students, as well as international students, through its American Culture and Language Institute (ACLI). In the next three blog posts, we’ll describe ACLI’s programs, including its most recent ESL Career Readiness program; how ACLU is using data to redesign and improve the Career Readiness program; and ACLI’s current challenges and key strategies for success. Continue reading Training Immigrants in the Culture and Language of the Workplace – Part 1: Designing Impactful ESL Offerings
Do you love animals? Do you have a passion for health and promoting well-being? Then consider pursuing NOVA Workforce’s latest offering: the Veterinary Assistant Program!
NOVA’s brand new Veterinary Assistant program prepares students to assist and support licensed veterinary technicians and veterinarians in the health and handling of small domestic animals and exotic species. Continue reading Apply Today to Our New Veterinary Assistant Program!