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Why Janet Miller loves hipsters, sort of

by Nevin Batiwalla | Oct 31, 2012
Twenty years ago people fresh out of college didn't care much about what city they'd wind up in. It was all about the company.

But today's young professionals are increasingly picking the city first before embarking on a career, and that change has shifted the way economic development programs are run.

"It used to be all about: Go get the company and people will follow," said Janet Miller, chief economic development officer with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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