Rapid Response - Solutions for Economic Transition

Resources

  • Video

    Mike Rowe Asks Congress to Support More “Dirty Jobs”

    An excellent, reasoned, and impassioned advocacy for manufacturing and other "dirty jobs." Discovery Channel's Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" & "Mike Rowe Works" speaks to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee on the need for a change in the mindset of government to promote more skilled trades as...
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    Congressional Research Service Report: Analysis of Dislocated Worker Allocation Formula

    An interesting, and quite detailed, study on the efficacy of the current dislocated worker funding allocation formula as required by WIA. The report highlights some conclusions around the following areas: mis-alignment between formula and actual dislocated worker populations; volatility from year to year in allocations; and possible alternative approaches to...
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    Rapid Response Process Map (Powerpoint version—editable)

    A sample process map for Rapid Response designed to provide an overview of the complexity of the job of Rapid Response. This PPT version can be modified to align with specific processes in any state or local area.
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    Rapid Response Process Map (PDF version)

    A sample process map for Rapid Response designed to provide an overview of the complexity of the job of Rapid Response.
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    Automotive Hybrid Course, Yuba College Posted by Jeff Ryan

    A video by Yuba Community College of participants in ARRA-funded training in maintaining and repairing hybrid and alternative fuel automobiles, leading to good jobs.
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    Ohio Rapid Response Webinar #2

    Second in a 2-part webinar presented by ETA staff on behalf of the Rapid Response practitioners and partners from the state and local areas across Ohio.
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    Ohio Rapid Response Webinar #1

    First in a 2-part webinar presented by ETA staff on behalf of the Rapid Response practitioners and partners from the state and local areas across Ohio.
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    Ohio Rapid Response Webinar - Part 2

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    Ohio Rapid Response Webinar - Part 1

    Webinar presentation by ETA staff for Ohio state and local Rapid Response practitioners and partners. Webinar one of two.
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    Connecting Workers and Employers at Dot Jobs

    Ray Schreyer, Program Manager Internet Recruiting Strategies at IBM, discusses the cutting-edge benefits of the online tool, dot jobs (http://universe.jobs/)
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    VetCentral: Thank You Vets

    Video: DirectEmployers Association is a nonprofit HR consortium of leading global employers formed to improve labor market efficiency through the sharing of best practices, research and the development of technology. This video talks about how they assist military veterans.
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    JobCentral & The National Labor Exchange

    Video describing the services available through JobCentral & The National Labor Exchange
  • NASWA & DirectEmployers Association

    Video on the alliance between NASWA & DirectEmployers Association to form a national labor exchange.
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    BUSINESS DYNAMICS STATISTICS BRIEFING: Historically Large Decline in Job Creation from Startup and..

    The Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) is a product of the U.S. Census Bureau that measures business openings and closings, startups, job creation, and job destruction by firm size, age, industrial sector, and state. The U.S. economy is comprised of more than six million establishments with paid employees. The...
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    Restoring Regional Economies in the Wake of a Disaster

    A Special Report from the NADO Research Foundation on the Role of Regional Development Organizations in Post-Disaster Economic Recovery (December 2010)
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    Telling Their Story - Henry Street Settlement Workforce Development Center

    Long recognized for developing innovative models for job readiness and training, Henry Street has been helping its neighbors prepare for and secure employment for more than 30 years. In 2003, the agency was pleased to be able to bring these programs under one roof with the establishment of the Workforce Development Center ...
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    Workforce Investment Act 101: A Toolkit for Elected Officials

    The National Association of Workforce Boards authored a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) 101 toolkit for elected officials with support from the National Association of Counties, National Association of State Workforce Agencies, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Governors’ Association, National League of Cities, and United States Conference of Mayors. This...
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    IllinoisWorkNet Outreach Video

    Outreach video for IllinoisWorkNet entitled, "My Skills - What to Do When You've Been Laid Off." This video presents information about career and training opportunities.
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    The NEW Manufacturing Alliance (NEWMA)

    The NEW Manufacturing Alliance (NEWMA) is a group of manufacturers, working with educational institutions, workforce development boards, chambers of commerce and state organizations to promote manufacturing throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The Alliance website (www.newmfgalliance.org) provides an opportunity for manufacturers and job seekers to connect, and also offers information on...
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    March 10, 1989 Rapid Response Under EDWAA: ETA Perspectives and Expectations

    A resource from March 10, 1989 entitled: Rapid Response Under EDWAA: ETA Perspectives and Expectations. It was prepared for the Multi-Regional Rapid Response Workshops for State Dislocated Worker Units. This document reveals is that the New Vision of Rapid Response developed in our 2009 and 2010 Regional Roundtables and presented at the National ReEmployment...