Asheville wouldn’t be home to the progressive business culture it’s known for today if it weren’t for our intrepid workforce. There’s no denying that our mountain lifestyle inspires a work ethic rooted in hard-word and taking pride in a job well done. We find that our workers are inspired to achieve a certain level of work-life balance which breeds a spirit of collaboration and ingenuity in one’s craft. Thanks in part to an attractive lifestyle and our beautiful surroundings, our community attracts qualified talent from across the country and remains an easy hometown choice for long-term residents and students. In fact the area’s fastest growing demographic, 20-34 year olds, grew 24 percent in Asheville city and 10 percent in the Asheville Metro from 2010-2015.

In collaboration with top-notch educational partners, and local and state-wide workforce initiatives, we’re able to train, support and retain the individuals who make up our most valuable economic resource.