Unemployment numbers in the Twin Counties have long been a sore subject, but a recent report suggests the talent here makes the area a prime spot for businesses looking to hire.
Beyond.com, an online career network that connects job seekers with employers, highlighted Rocky Mount’s potential economic development in its list of the “top 50 easiest places to make a hire.”
Rocky Mount was ranked No. 7 among the top 10 metropolitan cities in the country. According to the report, Rocky Mount’s cost of living is 13 percent below the national average and the average salary in the area is $36,000. (Source: Read more)