Department of Family Services - Employment and Training

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
703-533-5400 TTY 711
Virginia Career Works – Fairfax Annandale Center - 7611 Little River Turnpike (West Wing) Suite 300W
Annandale, VA 22003
Lisa Tatum

One-Stop Employment Resource Center Services

Job seekers and employers in Fairfax County have access to a comprehensive system of employment and training services and resources delivered and coordinated through one-stop employment resource centers committed to assisting job seekers to reach their employment goals! 

Services are available in multiple languages.

Fairfax County Workforce Centers are open for in-person and virtual services. Please schedule an appointment to meet with a career specialist in-person or virtually.

The Virginia Career Works – Alexandria and Annandale Centers provide employment services. Make an appointment for in-person or virtual services. (These centers are part of the Virginia Career Works (VCW) – Northern Region.)

The Reston and Fairfax Employment Resource Centers provide employment services by appointment only. Make an appointment for in-person or virtual services.

We provide a variety of employment and training services, one of which is webinars. Registering to participate in a live webinar gives you the chance to interact with the facilitator, like asking questions. However, we understand that there may be times you may not be able to participate in a live webinar. Check out these pre-recorded webinar videos.

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  1. Choose a webinar(s) you're interested in.
  2. Register for the webinar. You will receive an email confirmation with webinar information.
    Note: This is a good time to make sure your mobile device, tablet or computer is able to access Zoom, the webinar platform that will be used.
  3. Join the webinar. On the webinar's scheduled date and time, go to the email confirmation you received and follow the instructions.

Upcoming Webinars

How to Write an Effective Resume

Learn how to catch an employer's eye, be conspicuous in a crowd, and highlight your skills and accomplishments in a resume that will get you the job interview.

Live webinar held the second Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. – Register Now

Making Telework Work

Widely known as telecommuting, remote working and working from home, find out if teleworking is a good option for you. Participants will examine the pros and cons and learn about what skills are needed to be successful. 

Watch our pre-recorded webinar and check back for future date for a live webinar.

The Art of Interviewing

Learn how to sharpen your job-hunting skills, use new techniques to engage an interviewer, and determine if the job is a good fit for you.

Live webinar held the third Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. – Register Now

Reentry 101: Employment Basics. Don't Let Your Past Impact Your Future

Do you have previous charges or convictions that are making it hard to find a job? Join us to learn more about the programs and services offered through Virginia Career Works Northern that are primarily focused on those who have past charges or convictions and are reentering the workforce.

Please check back for future dates.

A Job Seekers Guide to Managing a Career

This webinar offers essential tips on how to assess yourself, create a plan and set goals, how to expand your skills through credentials/certifications and learn new job search techniques.

Watch our pre-recorded webinar and check back for future date for a live webinar.

A Brief Guide to the Federal Hiring Process (New Webinar)

Interested in getting a job with the federal government? Come learn about how to get started with USAJobs, doing a federal job search, federal hiring authorities, preparing your resume and the job application process.

Please check back for future dates.

The following services are being offered virtually:

  • Resume writing and interview preparation assistance.
  • Career coaching.
  • Live job seeker webinars.
  • Basic employment assessments.
  • Tools, resources, and assistance for job search, interview preparation and career advancement.
  • Access to a bank of online employment resources and education and training options.
  • Workforce information and local labor market information.

The Fairfax County Workforce Center team is ready to help.

Call 703-533-5400, TTY 711 or email and a team member will be in touch within two business days.

Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fairfax County Workforce Center Locations

Fairfax Virginia Career Works Annandale Center
7611 Little River Turnpike, Suite 300 West, Annandale, VA 22003

Fairfax Virginia Career Works Alexandria Center
8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 327, Alexandria, VA 22309

Reston Employment Resource Center
11484 Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190

Fairfax VIEW Resource Center
Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035

Other Local Workforce Centers

Cherokee Avenue Center
571-327-2206, TTY 711 VA Relay; Email 
5520 Cherokee Avenue, #100, Alexandria, VA 22312 

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center
703-777-0150, TTY 711 VA Relay; Email 
705 East Market Street, Suite E, Leesburg, VA 20176 

Prince William Center
703-586-6800, TTY 711 VA Relay; Email 
13370 Minnieville Road, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192

Employment and Training offers a variety of virtual resources: tips, materials, job listings; job fairs and more.

  • Need help updating your resume or writing a cover letter?
  • Thinking about changing careers?
  • Interested in taking free training courses through LinkedIn Learning?
  • Want to practice for an upcoming job interview?
  • Having troubling knowing what to say at a job fair?
  • Struggling to use Zoom or Skype for Business?

Let us help! Learn more about Employment Readiness Resources.


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The Business Services Team helps to meet the unique needs of our business customers. Be it recruitment and screening, employee development/retention, or consultative and planning services. Employers can expect a prompt response and seamless customer experience. For more information contact your local Virginia Career Works Center or Warren Smith.

Tell us about your experience participating in our virtual job fair. Take our short employer satisfaction survey.

Partnering with the local business community, entrepreneurship assistance is available to those looking to start or expand their own small business. Send an email to receive more information.

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