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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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Resume and Job Search Workshops in Arlington

Job search and resume writing have changed dramatically in the last few years. If you want to succeed, you’ll need the most up-to-date information on Today’s Job Search Realities:

—  Online Job Boards

—  Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

—  Social Media

—  Recruiters

—  Referrals 

This workshop will walk you through a 6-step resume writing process designed to get your résumé noticed by both online systems and recruiters/hiring managers. You will leave with invaluable information that will significantly improve your résumé quality and overall job search success.

Location: Arlington Employment Center:  2100 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204


Wednesday, May 4, 10 am – 1 pm

Wednesday, June 1, 10 am – 1 pm

Free Registration required.  E-mail Edythe Richards (erichards@nvcc.edu) to sign up.


Workforce Development Division Launches New Business Coalition

The NOVA Workforce Development Business Coalition (NOVA-WDBC) is a newly formed group comprised of NOVA representatives, business industry and government professionals. The WDBC works together to determine, develop, and implement training and education solutions for production of a skilled workforce in the areas of industry need. The WDBC is needed to provide NOVA WDD with direct input from the business industry on what training and education programs need to be developed and delivered to the workforce to produce the skills being sought by employers. The NOVA-WDBC will focus on the skills gaps and high need areas in a clear and timely fashion in order to help produce more qualified skilled workforce personnel for industry and government.  The first meeting of the WD Business Coalition will be December 3, 2013 at the Ernst Center on the NOVA Annandale Campus, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  For more information please contact Cinthia Molinari via email camolinari@nvcc.edu  or phone 703-323-3281.

Workforce Development Division Offers BPI Building Analyst I Course



Become industry certified! The BPI Building Analyst  I course will provide students with an overview of the energy movement, home comfort and climate, how a house operates as a system to affect indoor air quality, building assessment, heating and cooling load, calculating energy loss, combustion safety, and typical retrofit strategies to save on energy and use costs. Course materials and BPI testing fees are included in the   tuition fee. The course instructor is a professional energy consultant and BPI certified.  For more information or to register for this course please call 703-257-6631 or visit our website http://www.nvcc.edu/wdce/pwregional/courses/classinfo.asp?ID=ENVR+1972



Workforce Development Division Offers “Resiliency in the Workplace”

The Workforce Development Division will host a one day workshop teaching ways to foster valuable resiliency skills that are vital in today’s workplace.  Stress in the workplace isn’t new, but today’s rapid-fire pace has brought job stress to new levels.  Many people are dealing with increased workloads, decreased benefits, and worries about job security.  On top of this, the growing use of technology makes it hard to “unplug.”  This workshop is designed for individuals or groups from any occupation.  You’ll leave with skills to persevere, adapt, and even thrive in your job!

To register for this one-day workshop please visit our website www.nvcc.edu/wdce/annandale and select the Resiliency in the Workplace program or call 703-323-3053 if you have any questions.