Ellen Platt Contributes to Community Voices in The Baltimore Banner

Perspective: Small businesses can attract and retain employees despite labor shortages.

Entrepreneurs can apply creativity to address hiring needs.

Sen. Ben Cardin said last summer that “our communities have regained a hard-earned sense of normalcy after the worst of COVID-19, but for many small businesses, the nightmare continues.”

As an entrepreneur, I couldn’t agree more. Small businesses are not out of the dark yet. But entrepreneurs have been tested time and time again, and still, we weather the storms that come our way. This kind of entrepreneurial strength is the hallmark of small businesses nationwide, and I have been fortunate enough to still be in my business despite this difficult operating environment.

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