Did you know that Charleston made Forbes list of Best Places for Business and Careers for 2014? Charleston landed #61 on the list of 200 major cities throughout the United States, and was also ranked #28 in “job growth” in this list of major cities.

forbes-logoAn excerpt from Forbs reads: Charleston is a major tourist destination, with a considerable number of historical buildings, luxury hotels and bed and breakfasts. Higher education is also an important sector in the local economy, occupied by many institutions such as the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Charleston, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and Charleston School of Law among others.

It doesn’t come as a surprise that Charleston is climbing up Forbes Business and Career list with the city’s booming tourism industry, military base, and the thriving technology sector including major, worldwide companies such as Boeing, Blackbaud and Benefitfocus. Charleston has proven not to just be a city with historic charm, but a hub of leading industry experts.

At Alternative Staffing, we witness the growth of businesses and careers in Charleston every day! From serving incredible businesses throughout the Lowcountry to placing people in leading industry positions, we do our part and work hard to put our stamp on the growth of the local economy.

Though we think that Charleston is the #1 city in any category, we are excited that Charleston is climbing up this Forbes list and proud to call it home.

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