Best Advertised Jobs in North Carolina
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Best City for Jobs in the USA
Best Metropolitan Area for Jobs in America
North Carolina is home to the greater Raleigh-Cary area, named by Forbes.com as one of the Number One Top City of the 25 Best American Cities for Jobs.
The Raleigh-Cary area has grown and improved a great deal since the early 200s and by 2007, it had reached the Number One spot on the Forbes list. The metro area remains in the "top cities" lists of several economic and financial magazines.
Number One: Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
- Income Growth Rank: 12th highest in the USA.
- Cost Of Living Rank: 45 out of the top 50 metro areas. This mean a lower cost of living among the top 50 metropolitan areas.
- Job Growth Rank: 10th out of 50 or the top 20% of metro areas. This is fast job growth.
North Carolina is experiencing a stable housing market in the 2010s, while some other states are suffering a downturn in the housing market. Raleigh should remain on top economically, because of it's stable housing market, high job growth rate and lower cost of living.
The three major universities in the area, Duke, the University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University, attract large numbers of well-educated employees, well-trained technicians, and qualified technology contractors to the Research Triangle region of NC. This is expected to further increase the economic growth of the Raleigh-Cary Metro Area.
New Large Employer
The new Proximity Hotel offers seven stories of rooms in a Platinum LEED certified establishment about 10 miles east of the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro.
Greensboro Metro Area for Jobs
The Proximity Hotel
Greensboro's Proximity Hotel and Print Works Bistro carry names honoring two local historic cotton mills.
This hotel included three attached restaurants of different styles and cuisines, cooking classes, a garden lounge area, an artist-in-residence, a year-round calendar of live entertainment, pop up dance clubs, holiday feasts, bikes and a greenway, and free transportation to the air port and several community locations.
Greensboro Metro Area Creates Jobs
- The Fastest Growing Cities In America Are In North Carolina and Other Southern States
As of late summer 2012, the US cities that are fastest growing and offering the most opportunity for long-term gainful employment are located in the American South and West. This fact is a departure from the usual Top 10 City lists that include the e
The Proximity Hotel, a Major Green Employer
America’s first LEED Platinum certified hotel and restaurant --
Located in Greensboro NC this installation is an environmentally friendly hotel built on sustainability for the future, using nearly all recycled or reusable materials.
Over 75% of the construction waste from building it was also recycled. Using recycling, allergy-reducing items, and alternative energies, this hotel is a new major employer in North Carolina. Many jobs will be added to its staff as the business expands.
Careers and Jobs at this employer are located here:
Interested candidates may apply for online or email a resume to the hotel at the link above.
Fast Growing Jobs
Top 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs in North Carolina
Out of the Top 10 predicted winners, Registered Nurses and Home Health Aides will provide the greatest percentage of increased job openings of the Top 25 High-Growth North Carolina jobs through the second decade of the 21st Century. This means that the Healthcare Industry is growing at a faster percentage than other job classifications.
For sheer numbers of jobs to open up on North Carolina, Retail Sales will offer the most opportunities.
Of the Top 10 most advertised jobs in North Carolina, the following are Healthcare Industry related: RNs; Home Health Aides; and Nursing Aides/related.
Service Occupations in the most-advertised group include Retail Sales, Food Prep and Service, Waiters & Waitresses (or the more common term wait staff), Customer Service Reps, and Janitors/Cleaners.
Truck Drivers, members of the larger Transportation Industry, are rising in demand across the country, with 900,000 openings coast to coast.
In the Number 10 spot in the Top 10 is the category of General and Operations Managers, a supervisory classification. These managers may also work in the healthcare or service industries.
- Truck Drivers, CDL License
- Retail Salespersons
- Registered Nurses -- 40% increase
- Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Inc
- Home Health Aides (HHAs) -- 50% increase..
- Waiters and Waitresses
- Customer Service Representatives
- Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping
- Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants
- General and Operations Managers
Raleigh - Cary NC Metro Area, a Fast Growing Metro Market
Cary is just to the west.
Additional Fast Growing Jobs and Metro Areas
- Jobs, Attractions and The Best Place to Move in North Carolina
Two cities in North Carolina have been recognized on the list of American suburbs that are the Best 25 Places to Move for work in the USA. Triangle Research Park is at the bottom of this success and behind a growing metroplex.
- High Paying, Hi-Tech Jobs in Wake Forest NC Research Triangle
American redbud tree in the Duke Forest, Durham NC, Research Triangle. Wake Forest is not only home of Wake Forest University, but interesting because of a number of additional aspects. As the fastest-growing city in North Carolina, Wake Forest is...
Colleges and Universities
- Methodist University
- Montreat College
- Mount Olive College
- North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University
- North Carolina Central University
- North Carolina State School of Arts
- North Carolina State University
- North Carolina Wesleyan College
- Peace College
- Pfeiffer University
- Queens College
- St. Andrews Presbyterian College
- Saint Augustine's College
- Salem College
- Shaw University
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- Wake Forest University
- Warren Wilson College>>Pew Learning Center and Ellison Library
- Western Carolina University Wingate University WSSU
- Appalachian State University
- Barber-Scotia College
- Barton College
- Belmont Abbey College
- Bennett College
- Brevard College
- Campbell University
- Catawba College
- Chowan College
- Davidson College
- Duke University Gateway
- East Carolina University
- Elizabeth City State University
- Elon University
- Fayetteville State University
- Gardner-Webb University
- Greensboro College
- Guilford College
- High Point University
- Johnson C. Smith University
- Lees-McRae College
- Lenoir-Rhyne College
- Livingstone College
- Louisburg College
- Mars Hill College
- Meredith College
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2007 Patty Inglish MS