Nevada 2012 - 2022, a Business Oasis
Western Business and Luxury Spot
Nevada is an ideal spot in the American West for a lucrative and luxurious Dream Career and a variety of jobs that pay well.
The State of Nevada is a hub for the Resort-Gaming, Hospitality, and an Entertainment Industry that caters to individuals, families, and business people from around the world. As such, it is a leading convention and vacation mecca, with a growing retirement community.
Oasis In the West
In singer and actor Dean Martin's last years, he talked often and fondly of his days as a blackjack dealer in Las Vegas. it seemed the most precious part of his personal history. The Greater Las Vegas Area is that in which most of Nevada's largest employers are located today. Suburbs of Vegas in Clark County are growing quickly and are becoming the fastest growing spots in the state.
I enjoy Nevada for it's climate and history, as well as for its tourist attractions and grand hotel-casinos. People are extremely friendly and customer service is a priority everywhere, Attending conferences in Las Vegas has always been a lot of fun and I have met personalities at writer's and poets conventions in Vegas, like Milton Berle, Red Skelton, and Senator Eugene McCarthy. In addition, the desert is beautiful and I have used Nevada desert videos for relaxation training for several clients.
One August day during a poetry convention I attended in Las Vegas, the temperature reached nearly 110 degrees. That evening when I left the hotel to do some sightseeing, I was surprised that it was still 98 degrees at 9:00 pm, especially since up in the hotel room, the Nevada winds outside had created the sounds of winter winds to my ears!
The fastest growing jobs in Nevada are in the industries of
- Information technology (IT),
- Healthcare, Education, and
- Entertainment, with additional top jobs in
- Social and Human Services,
- Translation and Interpreters and the
- Clergy of various faiths rounding out the Top 20 List.
Sights Around Nevada
Las Vegas Strip is largely in this community.
Jobs increased from 25,000 to 52,000 Openings 2010 - 2014
Job listings in Nevada more than doubled in four years, January 2010 to January 2014. Highest demand for employees are in the following job titles:
- MGM Resorts Jobs
- Caesars Entertainment Jobs - Includes many IT jobs.
- Physical, Occupational and Massage Therapists
- Registered Nurses (RN license) - Includes Nurse Practitioners and Travelers. Increased openings after passage of Obamacare and up from 13th place in 2010.
- Salespeople - Particularly in insurance and retail sales.
- Engineers - IT, Alternative Energy, Mechanical, Electrical, Other
- Physicians in Family Practice and Internal Medicine
- Truck Drivers - CD. Owner-operators and salaried.
- Sales Representatives
- Account Executives
- State of Nevada Jobs
Major Employers in Energy Industries
- Saudi Aramco
- Progressive Global Energy & Natural Resources
- GE (General Electric)
- AmeriGas Propane
- Ukpeagvik Inupiat
- Cenergy International
Predicted Fast-Growing Jobs
IT and Healthcare Jobs and Free Insurance Quotes
Call any of the local listings below for a free insurance quote for health insurance, or insurance for homeowner's, auto, business insurance, and other prodcuts, including an array of investment and financial services.
- Auto, Home, Life and Commercial
- 3073 W Craig Rd Suite 4; Las Vegas, NV 89032; 702-242-9900
Affordable Health Insurance
- Alliance for Affordable Services -- A National Not-For-Profit Association
- 4550 West Oakley Blvd; Las Vegas, NV 89102; 702-875-6824
Allstate Insurance Co.
- 3231 N. Decatur #270; Las Vegas, NV 89130; 702-395-2755
- 1837 Ruby Ln; Henderson, NV 89014; 702-491-7738
Chomko Insurance Services
- Business and Personal Insurance Programs from National Insurance Companies
- 270 Horizon Dr. #170; Henderson, NV 89015; 702-992-6800
- Insurance and financial ptoducts for the Las Vegas Valley.
- 2375 S Jones #15; Las Vegas, NV 89146; 702-795-0840
- Home Auto Life Health Business and Specialty
- 2880 S. Jones #4; Las Vegas, NV 89146; 702-477-7776
- INSURE NV offers affordable health insurance
- 724 S 9th St; Las Vegas, NV 89101; 702-648-1634
- Nevada Individual and Group Health, Life and Disability insurance
- 4412 West Charleston; Las Vegas, NV 89102; 702-656-5915
- 877-81-INSUR Toll-Free
Nevada Dental Insurance
- 4300 N Pecos #15; Las Vegas, NV 89115; 702-656-8043
The Mahoney Group
- Full Service Insurance Agency
- 6362 McLeod Drive, Suite 3; Las Vegas, NV 89120; 702-736-3672
Sports Related Opportunities in Nevada
Nevada and Lake Tahoe Life
- Book Review - The Female Native American Experience ...
An interesting and entertaining Lake Tahoe legend by Mary Sheeran - A novel of the history of the lake, Washoe nation, Virginia City, music, and human rights. The story begins on the old set of a TV Western much like "The Big Valley"...
- Native American Nations of the Far Western States
Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples developed different cultures around the American West. These are some of them.
Higher Education Around Nevada
- College of Southern Nevada: Las Vegas, Henderson, various satellite centers
- Great Basin College: Elko
- Las Vegas College: Las Vegas, Nevada
- Sierra Nevada College: Lake Tahoe
- Truckee Meadows Community College: Reno
- University of Nevada: Las Vegas
- University of Nevada: Reno
- Western Nevada College: Carson City, Douglas, Fallon, Fermley, Hawthorne, Lovelock, Smith, Yerington, Nevada
© 2007 Patty Inglish MS