I work for the Georgia Mountains Workforce Development office as the Georgia Mountains Region 2 Rapid Response Coordinator. My main duties in this capacity are to assist with transitional services for soon to be dislocated workers. These services include having Dept. of Labor Representative come onsite to discuss unemployment benefits and procedures, informing them of community resources, offering information about free occupational skills training financial aid and to schedule onsite workshops like resume writing and job searches. Another responsibility I perform is to reach out to area businesses and inform them of the Incumbent Worker Training Grant. This Grant was created to provide funding assistance to qualifying Georgia employers to assist with expenses associated with new or upgraded skills training for full-time, permanent company workers.