Diverse, capable workforce
Employers have access to a regional workforce of more than 200,000 well-educated, technologically sophisticated, and extremely capable people who can meet a diverse range of recruitment needs. This workforce includes:
- A large and diverse pool of highly qualified graduates from several area colleges & universities, including the University of Virginia, one of the nation's leading public educational institutions.
- A significant percentage of technologically sophisticated workers are able to adapt to employers' rapidly evolving needs.
- An out commuting workforce of over 55%. These workers are readily attracted to job opportunities closer to home.