Although Nashville, Tennessee has long held the title of Music City, many of the largest employers in this great city actually have little to do with the music industry. If your guitar skills are lacking yet you’re still trying to find employment in the largest metropolitan area in the state of Tennessee, there are plenty of options available.
According to the latest information out, the number of people without a job and actively looking for employment in the area of Nashville are lower. In fact, the entire state is seeing improvements across the board. If you are looking for work in the city, are you finding more positions available? Another factor playing a role in whether or not these numbers improve is if employers are laying people off. According to the latest report, new jobs are coming in and employers are not reducing payrolls as quickly.
Nashville has a new job sector. Actually, it has had this position for some time but right now, it is likely that the area will see a significant jump in the number of positions and the amount of business coming out of the area. What is the market? The digital media. For those who are unemployed or those who are looking for a technology job in Nashville, this area could be one of the best areas to find that position.
Why Is Digital Media Important to Nashville?
According to many experts, the area is prime to see significant growth as new ventures begin to form. In January of 2010, AOL purchased StudioNow for $37 million, a Nashville company specializing in video creation. Previously, Yahoo purchased Rivals.com for some $100 million. The company is headquartered in nearby Brentwood. So what?