Discussing Baltimore’s workforce ecosystem on WYPR

By Adam Curtis

CEO Jacob Hsu joined SkillSmart VP Jason Green and host Tom Hall on WYPR’s Midday program to discuss Baltimore’s employment marketplace. You can listen to the full conversation here.

As part of the larger conversation on how to close the skills gap and create more family-sustaining jobs in Baltimore, Jacob discussed the importance of local hiring. When employers invest in their communities, they drive social and economic mobility, creating positive generational change. He also explained how Catalyte screens for exceptional technology talent, and why this type of hiring produces better/more equitable results than relying on resumes.

You can also watch a Facebook Live recording of the full interview here, starting at 8:54 of the video.