Rapid Response Services Designed to Prevent Layoffs and Closures

Rapid Response Picture

We offer employers and impacted employees:

  • Our goal is aversion
  • Help maintaining worker productivity prior to layoff.
  • Coordinated unemployment information
  • Priority access to Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) funded training and On-the-job training.
  • On-site workshops
  • Connections to local employers who are hiring candidates with the impacted employees’ skill sets

Our Rapid Response Team will assess your impacted worker’s needs and provide the appropriate services, either at your place of business or another convenient location. We will provide impacted workers with individual career counseling, skills assessments, basic skills training, occupational skills training, job search and job placement assistance.

We rate highly on satisfaction surveys completed by both employers and impacted employees.

Employers planning layoffs are urged to contact the local OhioMeansJobs Marion Center to schedule an on-site visit by the Rapid Response team.

Please contact Jason Lambert, Manager of OhioMeansJobs Marion County, 740-386-1067, Jason.Lambert@jfs.ohio.gov.

Please Note:  All information we receive will be considered confidential.