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  • Tennessee leads the nation in auto manufacturing, tech skills training

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jul 30, 2015
    Tennessee has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in both automotive manufacturing strength and tech skills training programs, according to Business Facilities magazine, a national economic development publication.

    In the magazine’s 11th annual Rankings Report, Tennessee also received accolades in the following categories:

    • No. 2 Best Business Climate
    • No. 2 Best Infrastructure
    • No. 4 Workforce Training Leaders
    • No. 7 Automotive Employment Leaders

    Tennessee, the first state ...

  • Best Places for Business and Careers

    by Kurt Badenhausen | Jul 29, 2015
    Nashville ranks 28th on Forbes' 2015 list of the best cities to live, work and do business. The ranking was based on employment, costs (business and living), income growth, quality of life and the education of the labor force.

    Methodology | List
  • America's Best Cities for Festivals

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jul 23, 2015
    Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine voted Nashville No. 3 among the best U.S. cities for festivals.

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  • Report: Nashville leads country in hotel job growth

    by E.J. Boyer | Jul 23, 2015
    A new report based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Nashville led the country in hotel sector job growth last year.

    Although several metros, including Las Vegas and New York, hired more total workers, Davidson County had the highest net percentage change. From 2013 to 2014, local hotel employment grew 6.7 percent, according to a report compiled by Headlight Data.

    That shouldn't be too surprising, ...
  • The Cities Creating The Most White-Collar Jobs

    by Lindsay Chambers | Jul 13, 2015 published a list of cities where white-collar job growth is climbing. Nashville is No. 4 on the list; business service employment has soared 41.4 percent here over the past five years. Much of this growth is tied to health services, entertainment and staffing services.

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