Atlanta is home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies including Home Depot, Delta Air Lines, UPS, Norfolk Southern, Coca-Cola, and the list goes on. Wallet-Hub ranked Atlanta in the top 15% of best cities for jobs in 2022. The Atlanta Tech Village is an East Coast version of Silicon Valley. The self-described tech hub has created more than 6,500 jobs since 2013. This major tech area is ranked among the top five largest tech hubs in the nation. Thanks to major corporations like Coca-Cola, Amazon, Google, and Turner this area continues to grow and attract top talent in the technology sector.
Software and Cyber Security
Among some of the top IT fields Software Development and Cyber Security remain the cities strongest sectors. Atlanta has a growing need for IT and engineering professionals. Microsoft is one of the leading companies hiring in Atlanta and has a 90-acre campus near Quarry Hills on the west side of the city. Cyber Security is one of the top IT jobs in Atlanta and with over 75 cyber security companies generating more than 2.6 billion annually, Georgia ranks in the top five states for cyber security.
Atlanta has a rapidly growing Fintech industry. Companies like Worldpay and Global Payments are putting the city on the global radar with their payment processing technology. Equifax is also providing in-demand jobs right now in Atlanta. With more and more companies needing online payment processes in 2022 now is the time to look into these major contributors and find the role that is right for you.
IT, Engineering, and Professional Jobs
The IT job market, as well as engineering and other highly skilled professional careers, are hotter than ever. 2022 we will continue to see companies add new jobs in these highly skilled sectors. If you’re looking for a new opportunity or want to see what is available visit our job board. We are working with Fortune 500 companies in Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Denver and the needs for IT jobs & engineering are at the top of our client’s list.
Jeff Thomas is the marketing and communications leader at Alliance of Professionals & Consultants Inc. Before devoting his work to APC, Jeff has boasted a 15+ year career working with Fortune 500 companies and building brands. As a thought leader on communications for B2B and B2C businesses, Jeff continues to follow market trends in the recruiting, and business solutions sector of the IT, Engineering, and other highly skilled talent industries. In his spare time, Jeff works within his community organizing charity and other events related to the music and gaming industries.