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The Triangle is for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs


Seeking a new job? Want to kick-start your career? Is it time to start a new business? Raleigh and the greater Triangle area have a burgeoning business climate that supports the jobs and occupational opportunities you seek.

Find a Job in the Triangle

On the heels of’s report spotlighting the Triangle area as one of the next big, but still affordable, tech towns, our Triangle metro earned another top 10 ranking as one of the best cities in the nation for job seekers as compiled by Indeed.

The world’s leading job site, Indeed sifted through data for the 50 metro areas with the most job postings on its online platform to determine which of the cities reigned supreme for job seekers. Variables considered included the status of the local labor market, average salaries and cost of living, work-life balance, and job security.

Our Raleigh metro quickly rose to the top of the list claiming the No. 3 spot behind Miami and Orlando with a position well ahead of other prominent business cities. According to Indeed’s research report:

Raleigh, NC has the friendliest labor market for job seekers of all the cities on the list, and also performs well salary-wise. In fact, the city’s strong showing in these areas does a lot to lift the overall score and compensate for weaker rankings when it comes to work life balance and job advancement and security.

Major employers with a significant presence here include Duke University and Health System and IBM. BLS data, meanwhile, shows that the biggest employer is professional services and business.

Intrigued to learn more about what the Triangle has to offer you and your career?

With more than 54,000 companies located in Raleigh, Durham and the numerous towns that make up the Triangle region, job opportunities are abundant. Employers like WakeMed Health & Hospitals, SAS, Cisco Systems, Red Hat, Lenovo and more set the stage for a flourishing job market with avenues for advancement and success.

Work In the Triangle, talent initiative spurred by Wake County Economic Development, area Chamber of Commerce offices, the Research Triangle Foundation and the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, offers up even more insight into why this region is one of the best places to work in the nation.

Start a Business in the Triangle

Not only was this growing metro named a great place to find a job, but it also was recently praised as one of the nation’s best places to start a business by personal finance website WalletHub.

Triangle cities Durham and Raleigh ranked sixth and 12th respectively out of the 150 most populated cities WalletHub reviewed. Both earned particularly high marks for “access to resources,” which included financing, venture investment opportunities, human-capital, share of college-educated population and higher education assets.

Source: WalletHub

Relocate to the Triangle

Would working in the Triangle require you to relocate your family? We’ve got you covered.

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Relocation and Corporate Services Division has earned national recognition as the leading relocation team in the country. Our award-winning relocation experts know the real estate market inside and out and can manage your move to the area.

You can also find local market realtors and real estate agents and conduct a comprehensive Triangle home search on our website.

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