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Free Webinar Series Assists Businesses and Workers Displaced by COVID-19

The County’s workforce development team is hosting a free webinar on Monday, June 8, to help connect job seekers with local employers that are currently filling open positions in a variety of industries.

“Who's Hiring Now” is the third session in the “Baltimore County Business Forum—COVID-19 and Beyond” webinar series. Baltimore County Director of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) Director Will Anderson will moderate this 60-minute session, which offers job seekers timely and tangible information on current job openings and guidance on how to shine in online applications and remote job interviews.

Panelists include hiring managers from Baltimore County’s manufacturing and healthcare sectors, and talent recruiters and workforce development professionals from government and private industry.

“The ongoing pandemic crisis has caused immediate and longer-term shifts in our economy, and we want to help people find good jobs while also helping our businesses fill the positions they need to serve their customers and remain competitive in this challenging business environment,” said County Executive Olszewski, who will provide an update on the County’s COVID-19 response, at the beginning of the webinar.

Participate Live or Watch a Recording on the County Website

The webinar will be presented live via Cisco Webex on Monday, June 8, at 1 p.m., and webinar access information is posted on the County website at baltimorecountybusiness.com. Recorded video of the completed webinar will be posted there shortly afterwards. People are invited to submit questions during the webinar via the live Webex questions feature, or in advance by emailing businesshelp@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Panelists include:

  • Matt Ayers, RN, PHR, Director of Talent Acquisition at GBMC Healthcare
  • Roseanne Fish, Regional Business Solutions Consultant at Maryland Department of Labor
  • Edna Manuud, Americas Talent Acquisition Director at McCormick & Company
  • Leighton McPhaull, Talent Management Coordinator at Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development
  • Kenya Taylor, Owner of Express Employment Professionals

Online Resources for Job Seekers and Businesses are Updated Regularly

The Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) provides a comprehensive listing of resources and assistance available to help affected individuals and businesses. This information is available on the Department's website.


An Important Step Forward

County Executive Johnny Olszewski today issued the following statement following the announcement of Baltimore County Police Department's first comprehensive policy governing the public release of footage from body worn cameras:

“I pledged to make Baltimore County more transparent and accountable for every resident, and we continue to deliver on that promise. Chief Hyatt shares my commitment to openness and accountability, and today’s announcement of the Baltimore County Police Department’s first body-worn camera footage release policy is yet another important step forward.”

View the full Body Worn Camera Video Release Policy (PDF).


Short Documentary Spotlights the County’s Storm Drain Monitoring Efforts

County Executive Johnny Olszewski teamed up with County natural resource specialists and a utilities crew to locate the source of waterway contaminants flowing through the County’s storm drain system into a local stream. Using field testing and remote-controlled pipeline cameras, Olszewski and his fellow pollution detectives take viewers inside a crucial but rarely credited part of our local water cycle—the storm drain system.

His field trip is captured in a short documentary entitled “Watershed Moments—Pollution Detectives.” The five-minute video shows footage from inside the underground storm drain pipelines, and spotlights the County’s proactive storm drain monitoring program and pollution prevention efforts. It presents the importance of keeping storm drains clean, as they feed directly into local streams, and suggests ways that residents can be involved in this objective

“Most people have no idea that storm drains flow directly into nearby streams with limited or no filtering or treatment,” Olszewski said. “Our motto is ‘only rain down the drain,’ and if you see or smell possible pollution in a stream, please report it to the County so we can investigate.”

The video is the second episode in the “Watershed Moments” series and was produced by the Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability in collaboration with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works Bureau of Utilities and Comcast Cablevision. It is posted on the County’s website, and can be viewed and shared on Youtube.


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017