Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Tennessee
Fast Facts: Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is Nashville, while the largest city is Memphis. Music abounds as Memphis is the “Birthplace of the Blues” and Nashville is considered the world’s country music capital.
Tennessee Careers: As of 2008, the U.S. Census estimated Tennessee’s population at just over 6.2 million. Forbes recently ranked it as the 17th “Best State for Business.”
Tennessee Career Education: Tennessee ranked 40th in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Tennessee Economy: FedEx Corporation is headquartered in Memphis. Surprisingly, nearly half of the state is covered in farmland.
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