Employer Resources

The Nashville area's economy is among the most diverse of that in any U.S. region. As a result, Nashville continues to attract the highest-quality workers in all business sectors. Nashville supports many innovative and aggressive local programs to recruit workers to the region.

Nashville's economy is characterized by a diverse mix of industries including health care, corporate operations, advanced manufacturing, supply chain management, and music and entertainment. Nashville is unmatched in its delivery of high-quality workers producing beyond peer cities at competitive costs.

Below are resources for employers to help recruit and retain talent:

  • WorkIT Nashville - a multi-faceted campaign launched in February 2013 to recruit technology workers to the Nashville region. The website and playbook include detailed information about the technology community and lifestyle in the Nashville region.
  • LiveIt Nashville Guide – guide detailing demographics, neighborhoods, quality of life and more in the Nashville region. Designed to help businesses recruit talent to Middle Tennessee.
  • Workforce Study - comprehensive analysis of the challenges and opportunities the Nashville and Clarksville MSAs will face over the next five years to align supply and demand for talent.
  • Nashville Economic Profile – learn more about living, working and playing in the Nashville region.

Nashville understands the value of higher education and is committed to helping the greatest number of students possible achieve their dreams of a postsecondary degree. There is no more important issue than continuing to improve our education systems. Partnership 2020 keeps us focused on that goal.

Dr. Glenda Glover President, Tennessee State University

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