Rapid Response - Solutions for Economic Transition

Resources

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    Sample Rapid Response Local Resource Guide

    A sample Rapid Response Local Resource Guide for Manchester, NH
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    SAMPLE: Standard WIA Waiver – Level II Disaster

    SAMPLE: Standard WIA Waiver – Level II Disaster
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    SAMPLE: Standard WIA Waiver – Level I Disaster

    SAMPLE: Standard WIA Waiver – Level I Disaster
  • C-SPAN interview with Assistant Secretary Jane Oates

    DOL's Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration Jane Oates, was a live guest on C-SPAN's Washington Journal morning news show on February 23, 2011. She was interviewed by C-SPAN President Susan Swain and elaborated on a number of DOL initiatives and priorities, including job training opportunities, new electronic...
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    Report: Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

    The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity is a leading indicator of new business creation in the United States. Capturing new business owners in their first month of significant business activity, this measure provides the earliest documentation of new business development across the country. The percentage of the adult, non-business-owner population...
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    Rapid Response Layoff Notification Action Form

    Rapid Response Layoff Notification Action Form from The Workforce Information System of Texas (TWIST)
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    RAPID RESPONSE SURVEY of Employees Affected by Layoff or Closure

    RAPID RESPONSE SURVEY of Employees Affected by Layoff or Closure from The Texas Workforce Information System of Texas (TWIST)
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    Rapid Response Technical Assistance and Resource Guide (TARG)

    (2001) The Rapid Response Technical Assistance and Resource Guide provides the instructional support and resources needed for Rapid Response practitioners to serve our nation's workers and businesses. It offers both new and experienced Rapid Response practitioners with information to develop long-term relationships with partners and stakeholders, to plan and implement...
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    American Association of Community Colleges policy brief on workforce data

    Christopher Mullin of the American Association of Community Colleges discusses his recent policy brief on workforce data.
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    COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO STATE AND LOCAL WORKFORCE DATA:  FOR ANALYSIS AND INFORMED DECISION MAKING

    MS Word Document: There is a wealth of state and local employment and economic data – most of it free – from government and private sector sources. We have organized this information by topic to make it easier to find and use. To keep this guide manageable it primarily includes...
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    Job Squad - Delaware’s Employment Office

    Governor Markell focuses on the "Job Squad," which connects businesses to job seekers, as professionals from Delaware's Department of Labor offer help to those looking for jobs. The Governor says to get people back to work, we need to be one of the best employment offices for talented people...
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    Manufacturing Extension Partnership Network - Michigan MEP

    Mike Coast, President of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center talks about the MEP Manufacturing Extension Partnership Network and how it helps small to medium size manufacturers in a variety of manufacturing areas.
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    Florida’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s

    Mobile Outreach Skills Training (M.O.S.T.?) trains workers, often disadvantaged, for skilled jobs and places them in well-paying entry level positions after two weeks of intensive training.
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    The Coming Entrepreneurship Boom

    STUDY: Several facts have emerged in the course of Kauffman Foundation research that indicate the United States might be on the cusp of an entrepreneurship boom—not in spite of an aging population but because of it. This study shows that as the economic recession plagues the job market,...
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    Small Business and the Economy

    President Obama speaks about the key role small business plays in moving the American economy forward and the steps his Administration has taken to help small businesses grow and hire new workers during a visit to Woonsocket, RI. October 25, 2010.
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    Small Business Economic Development Strategy

    PDC is responsible for the day-to-day staffing of the strategy development and for the development and coordination of the implementation plan. Upon completion of the plan, PDC will direct the negotiation and drafting of the necessary intergovernmental agreements and memoranda of understanding between the entities responsible for particular elements of...
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    Austan Goolsbee Explains Startup America

    Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, explains how the new Startup America program will help entrepreneurs overcome what's often called the "valley of death" on the way to success.
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    Kickoff Event for StartUP America, a National Entrepreneurship Inititiative

    National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling, Council of Economics Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee, SBA Administrator Karen Mills and other Administration officials participate in a kickoff event for Startup America, a national campaign to help America achieve these goals by promoting high-growth entrepreneurship across the country. January, 31, 2011.
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    The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Panelists Peter Mainz, Robert Creighton, and Joe James discuss "The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Future of Energy " with UNC Kenan-Flagler professor Al Segars.
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    Steve Case Introduces Startup America

    "Startup America” is President Obama’s campaign to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. The Startup America Partnership is a coordinated public/private effort that brings together an alliance of the country’s most innovative entrepreneurs, corporations, universities, foundations, and other leaders, who work...