Join me in congratulating (from left to right) Franceska Jones (Career Coordinator-Notre Dame College), Elizabeth Presley (Career Coach-Notre Dame College), and Katie Flanigan (Baldwin Wallace University)! They completed their FCD training on 9/21/18.  Thank you for entrusting your FCD Training with the LDW Group LLC!!!

New FCD Training Grads from Fort Myers, Florida!

Posted by Dr. Linda D Woodard on September 16, 2018

Category: Blog

Join me in congratulating the newest Facilitating Career Development grads from Southwestern Florida!  The group completed their training on September 14, 2018.  Now off to secure their Global CDF Certification credential!!!  Thank you for entrusting your FCD training with the LDW Group LLC!!

Left to Right:  Rafael Villamil, Career Advisor (Florida Gulf Coast University); Rose Fuller, Assistant Director-Career Development Services (FGCU); me!; Kaci Carter, Student Success Advisor II (Florida Southwestern State College); Valerie Clark, Career Specialist (Fort Myers Technical College); Keashla Marengo Reyes, Career Advisor (FGCU); Kevin Hawk, Career Specialist (Cape Coral Technical College); and Dr. Jametoria Burton, Associate Director of Program Development (Florida State College at Jacksonville).  Missing from photo:  Reid Lennertz, Director-Career Development Services (FSGU).

The LDW Group LLC recently secured a contract with the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition to design a career planning/self-sufficiency program for their participants who receive supportive services designed to provide parenting resources to the young mothers and fathers that they serve.  The LDW Group LLC developed the Pathway to Your Career Program (PTYCP) which is designed to offer career planning, career coaching and customer service training for the participants.  The program officially started on August 20, 2018, with PTYCP participants completing interests, skills, and work values assessment.  The technical skills training component will begin in September for 10 weeks; soft skills and work-readiness sessions will be integrated through the 10 weeks.

Thank you Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition for the opportunity to serve your organization!!!!

Congrats to the first PTYCP participants!

Congrats to a New FCD Completer!

Posted by Dr. Linda D Woodard on August 23, 2018

Category: Blog

Join me in congratulating Lorne Richardson, Workforce Development Specialist from Florida State College at Jacksonville for completing his Facilitating Career Development Training on 8-23-18!  He’s moving on to secure his Global CDF Certification!  Kudos to Lorne!!!!

We celebrated the Open House of CareerSource NEFL’s comprehensive American Job Center located in Jacksonville, Florida on August 1, 2018. The community-at-large visited the newly renovated Gateway Career Center located on Norwood Avenue. I am so grateful that my company, LDW Group LLC, was selected as the One-Stop Operator to work with the wonderful Gateway team and the multiple partners who are co-located in this One-Stop facility to serve customers who are seeking jobs and other supportive services under one roof.