The top reasons to take the job in Charlotte…beside the job itself

Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and is growing at a rapid pace. Charlotte offers its residents an awesome social scene, gorgeous parks and outdoor venues, and so much more. Here are our top reasons you should take the job in Charlotte.

Large range of outdoor activities

Whether you’re a beach person, a mountain person or something in-between, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The mountains are only a two hour drive away while the beach is about three, making it easy to pack up and go for the day. If you’re looking for something a little more local, the U.S. National Whitewater Center offers residents a chance to spend the day there rafting, kayaking, biking, hiking, zip lining, rock climbing and more.

The weather is always great

Centrally located in North Carolina, Charlotte experiences all four seasons.  While the rest of the country experiences hot, humid summers and freezing winters, Charlotte offers mild winters with occasional snow and summers that are made for perfect pool weather. The spring and fall seasons offer temperatures between 60-80 degrees making each season perfect for those in favor of a mild climate.

Charlotte is very pet-friendly

One thing you won’t have to worry about in Charlotte is leaving your pet at home! There are currently more than 150 restaurants and breweries in Charlotte that allow dogs on their patios as well as a few “dog bars” that allow your pet to frolic and play while you enjoy a drink or two. 

The cost of living is 2% lower than the national average

The cost of living in Charlotte is 2% lower than the national average, which is great for the economy and your wallet. As one of the more affordable larger cities on the East Coast, more and more people are moving here each day.

It’s easy to meet new people

Since Charlotte is a transplant city, it’s extremely easy to make new friends. There are hundreds of meet-up groups where you can find people with the same interests as you. There are also numerous social and community organizations to join that hold regular happy hours, networking sessions and gatherings making it easy to meet new people.

Tons of job opportunities

In the last 10 years Charlotte has become a major financial hub and is now the second largest financial banking center in the U.S. after New York City. Charlotte is proud to host several Fortune 500 companies in the area. Ranking number two in the U.S. for potential economic growth and among the top 10 locations for start-up companies, Charlotte is not lacking in career and job opportunities.

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