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Have a slice of CCWA – courses just-in-time

Have a slice of CCWA – courses just-in-time

Slice out a little time this fall for upgrading your skills at the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA). We have a holiday menu of our own full of “just-in-time” courses and certification programs. From leadership courses to perfecting your Microsoft Excel projects, wrap up 2015 on the next level.

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Your Most Engaged Employees Are Outnumbered

Your Most Engaged Employees Are Outnumbered

You may have heard the statistic that over half of the working U.S. population is not engaged at work. You probably know who those unengaged workers are in your company. Do you know what to do about them?

The percent of engaged employees rose from 2013 to 2014 (see chart below) to its highest level since 2000 when Gallup first began measuring employee engagement. However, 31.5 percent is less than one third of your employees who are passionate about their work and committed to your company’s mission and purpose.

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Administrative Professionals as Leaders

Administrative Professionals as Leaders

In today’s workplace, managers expect admins to possess many skills beyond computer savvy, a knack for organization, and good teamwork.  Among those skills are sound leadership abilities.  You might ask, “What do I need to do to be considered a leader?” Read More

Leading Effective Meetings : Avoiding déjà vu

Leading Effective Meetings : Avoiding déjà vu

Have you ever experienced déjà vu in a group meeting? It feels something like this: “jeez, didn’t we discuss this last time?” or, “how much longer are we going to beat a dead horse?” We’ve all been in them, and we all dread them – meetings that go on and on. You spend months – years – discussing the same topic. Meetings can be great for getting work done, but too often they’re a time suck. Even a good meeting can turn into a forum for complaints or analysis paralysis as attendees get decision fatigue. But the good news is that meetings don’t have to be that way.

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CCWA Success Leads to National Appointment

CCWA Success Leads to National Appointment

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International continuing education organization selects McGinty for training council position

Richmond, VA – Based on the impact of its training programs in the Greater Richmond region, the Learning Resources Network (LERN) has selected Mac McGinty, Vice President of Workforce Development at the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) to serve on the LERN Contract Training Council. LERN is an association of continuing education leaders that develop national best practices and deliver customized training programs with the goal to improve the effectiveness of the workforce and create a return on investment to employers who work with the nation’s community colleges.

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