Finding and upskilling talent in NOVA is focus of Feb. 16 FCEDA webinar

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) presents “Filling the Gap: Finding and Upskilling Talent Across Northern Virginia,” a webinar focusing on new and innovative ways for businesses, government agencies and non-profits to attract and train qualified job applicants. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 16, at 11:00 a.m. to noon Eastern Time. Click here to register for this free event.

Executives, HR directors and staff, and recruiters from across all industries should attend this insightful webinar on filling the talent gap.

Join us to learn from private sector and university leaders in workforce development, apprenticeship and retraining programs, and about the FCEDA’s progress in attracting more talent to the region, including through our talent focused website, www.workinnorthernvirginia.com.

The featured panelists will be Marc Austin, executive director, professional education and academic ventures, George Mason University; Melanie Stover, director of corporate and workforce engagement, Northern Virginia Community College; John Dow, senior vice president, management consulting market unit and federal practice lead, Revature; and Emily Brash, vice president, business development & strategic partnerships, Smoothstack.

This event is part of the FCEDA talent initiative funded by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains business investment offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter and YouTube.

The FCEDA is a member of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, which promotes and markets Northern Virginia outside the region and conducts activities and events to build the regional business community. Other members of NOVA EDA are the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, Arlington County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park and the Prince William County Department of Economic Development.

February 15, 2021

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