Given that a large percentage of Charlottesville's employers are small businesses, then how many big businesses are there?
Here’s the countdown for companies in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) with 250 employees or more. The MSA includes the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Greene, Fluvanna and Nelson counties.
Employers with 1000 and more employees:
Employers with 500 to 999 employees:
14. Greene County School Board
15. Lakeland Tours
16. Postal Service
17. Food Lion
Employers with 250 to 499 employees:
18. Wal Mart
24. SNL Security LP
28. Boar's Head Inn
32. CFA Institute
Source: VAWorkforceConnect as of Q2, 2009. (Does not include FIC Systems or FIC Staff Services.)
How is this kind of information useful to the average job hunter or if you're new to the area? Do bigger companies make for better job odds? Do these companies come to job fairs? What if none of these employers are right for you? Stay tuned for answers to these questions and more.
For more information: For additional labor market data on the Charlottesville MSA or other areas, visit the Virginia Workforce Connection.
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