FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local Tech Startup SkillSmart to Support AAWDC’s efforts to Staff Retail and Restaurant Positions at BWI Airport
New Workforce Development Contract is with Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation
Germantown, MD – September 13, 2016 – SkillSmart announced today that it has been retained by Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation in Anne Arundel County, Maryland to staff retail and restaurant positions at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Airport).
The hiring and skills-matching technology company, working in partnership with Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC), BWI Airport and AIRMALL USA, will develop a customized online experience at https://bwicareers.skillsmart.us through which job seekers will find open positions, as well as the corresponding job profiles that identify the unique skills required for each position. By focusing on the skills required by employers and those held by job seekers, both candidates and employers can evaluate whether the two are well-matched.
“This partnership is a unique opportunity for the greater Baltimore community to connect local employers at the airport with qualified candidates looking for jobs,” said SkillSmart CEO and co-founder Michael Knapp. “We are looking forward to working with AAWDC to help develop the local workforce and build growth in the regional economy.”
By understanding the specific hiring needs of AIRMALL’s employers, SkillSmart and AAWDC can assess the skills in the workforce and create a pipeline of qualified talent for the open positions at BWI Airport.
The job portal will go live in mid-September.