Roanoke was named one of the top twenty southern cities for jobs, a new ranking by the site ziprecruiter.com. Ranking in at number seven, ziprecruiter notes that Roanoke’s strategic location in the center of the East Coast promotes a thriving transportation industry allowing for overnight deliveries to most markets in the Southeast, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic. The site notes the primary role of health care and manufacturing in supporting the region’s economy.
Ziprecruiter lists the top 5 industries hiring and the most in-demand position:
- Trucking/Transportation: Class A CDL Driver
- Health Care: Dental Assistant
- Construction/Trades: Plumber
- Manufacturing: Welder
- Admin/Secretarial: Customer Service Representative