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Talent Pipeline Solutions – Meeting the Challenge of Supply and Demand

The focus of this roundtable will be to explore business driven talent pipeline solutions that lead to expanding and elevating Rapid Response opportunities. Translating terminology like re-employment, transfer of skills, On the job training, pre-apprenticeships, retraining, upgrading of skills, registered apprenticeships, incumbent worker training, seamless employment and work-based learning into actual approaches to assist local employers and workers to prevent or minimize the impact of layoffs and company closings.

This event is intended to provide information through presentations, networking and activities for anyone who work with dislocated workers through Rapid Response. Economic Development Organizations, Administrators and Board members who are interested in how to incorporate layoff aversion strategies within their local area and on a regional basis are encouraged to attend.


Target Audience
State staff from the offices of Regional Economic Development, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois Department of Commerce, and Local Workforce Area Teams consisting of administrators, local Board members and staff who work directly with rapid response activities.


Event Information

April 17, 2018
8:30am – 3:30pm (lunch provided)

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
201 Broadway
Normal, IL 61761

The following documents are available for review prior to the roundtable meeting:
Department of Commerce Regional Economic Development Map
Workforce Development Rapid Response Map
Workforce Training Quick Facts
Illinois Apprenticeship Briefing Flyer
Requirements for Registering an Apprenticeship Flyer
General Apprenticeship FAQ Document
Customized Training Flyer
Incumbent Worker Training Flyer
On-the-job Training Flyer
Employer-Based Talent Pipeline Training Opportunities Flyer

The following Presentations will be used during the roundtable meeting:
St. Augustine College, Institute for Workforce Education Presentation
IDCEO Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Presentation
Expanding Apprenticeships in America Presentation


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