Knoxville Named One Of The Happiest Cities To Work In

smiley-face1Knoxville has been named one of the happiest cities to work in, according to CareerBliss.com. On the list of happiest cities to work in, Knoxville was ranked #2, behind Dayton, Ohio.

Here is the complete list of happiest cities to work in:

(1) Dayton, Ohio
(2) Knoxville, Tennessee
(3) Honolulu, Hawaii
(4) Memphis, Tennessee
(5) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(6) Virginia Beach, Virginia
(7) Grand Rapids, Michigan
(8)  Trenton, New Jersey
(9) St. Louis, Missouri
(10) Salt Lake City, Utah

The data for the list was based on 36,000 independent employee reviews from November 2011 to November 2012. Employees ranked their happiness at work based on ten different factors including work relationships (with boss and other co-workers), work environment, job resource, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, daily tasks, and control over work done on a daily basis. Employees ranked each aspect out of 5.

Last year, the area was ranked one of the Fastest Growing Cities and one of the Top Cities For Economic Growth Potential, by Business Facilities magazine. It was ranked #8 on the list of Fastest Growing Cities and it was ranked #10 on the list of Top Cities For Economic Growth Potential. In the article published by Business Facilities, it was described as a city that was “synonymous with growth.” With Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, the article dubs Knoxville as “Innovation Valley,” with the potential to create many new jobs in the alternative energy field. Not to mention, the city is home to many major employers including: Scripps Networks, Pilot Flying J, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Bush’s Baked Beans, among many more.

This is yet one of the many reasons living in Knoxville is great. Are you thinking about moving to the area? If so, please let us know if there is anyway we can assist you in your home search. You can contact Rick at 865-696-9002 or via email at [email protected]. Or, you can contact Kati at 865-392-5880 or via email at[email protected]. Also, be sure to check out our Home Search Page to see what homes are for sale in the area.