If your company is facing a lay-off or down-sizing, we can provide your company with invaluable information to assist in the early stages during this difficult process.

This program is a mechanism for identifying the needs and delivering services to employers and workers impacted by mass layoffs. Early intervention, cooperation between company, workers, public agencies, and other programs offering a full range of services are elements of Rapid Response.

Rapid Response services, whether provided at the employer’s site or a Workforce Center include, but are not limited to:

  • Unemployment Insurance: Information on the basic eligibility for unemployment benefits and how to apply.
  • WorkInTexas.com: Job search assistance through the state’s online job matching service serves as a focal point for many of the workshops. Registering for WorkInTexas.com is required for receiving unemployment benefits
  • Job search assistance such as: Accessing community resources, Job application and resume preparation, Interviewing skills and effective interviewing techniques and Coping with job loss
  • Labor Market Information: Includes a target and demand occupations list along with information on other occupational resources.