The 10 Fastest-Growing Businesses in Charlotte and How You Can Get a Job There
If you’re thinking of moving to Charlotte, you’re not alone.
The Queen City is growing, and it’s doing so at lightning speed. In the three years between 2010 and 2013, Charlotte’s population grew by more than 8%, making it the second fastest-growing city in the United States.
As luck would have it, business in the city is also booming, boosting your chances of landing your dream job. A staggering 43 companies headquartered in the Charlotte metro area made Inc’s 5000 list for 2016. Given that businesses need to have registered at least $2 million in revenue in 2015 just to be considered, this is no mean feat.
So dust off your resume and get ready to sharpen your interview skills. It’s job hunting time. Here are the 10 fastest growing businesses in Charlotte and how you can apply for a job there.
1. Planit Group
The first Charlotte company on the list and 12th overall, Planit Group achieved its high placing via $11.5 million in revenue and a staggering 11,525% growth rate. A global technology consulting firm, the company provides cybersecurity and network infrastructure solutions for the public sector, healthcare, retail, oil and gas and financial services.
Planit Group is constantly on the lookout for top talent, with engineers, network administrators, project managers and telecommunications technicians being particularly in demand. You can check out current opportunities and apply for a post via the company’s dedicated hiring portal.
2. Torrent Consulting
Headquartered in Mint Street, in Charlotte’s prestigious South Park neighbourhood, Torrent Consulting made the cut thanks to a 2,196% growth rate and $2.9 million in revenue. The company leverages its expertise in salesforce, mobile and cloud technology to help clients boost their sales and improve their management and marketing strategies.
You can find current job openings and submit an application directly on Torrent Consulting’s website. In addition, the firm is always on the lookout for salesforce-certified people with experience working with major consulting firms or Fortune 500 companies.
The current darling of Charlotte’s booming IT industry, Tresata provides customer intelligence data and predictive analytics for the financial services industry. It made the list thanks to $5.5 million in revenue in 2015 – an impressive 1,551% growth rate.
Tresata has regular job openings at its Charlotte headquarters in Camden Road. You can check out the latest vacancies and apply for a job directly on the Tresata’s website.
4. Strategic Management Decisions
Based in Huntersville, 20 minutes away from downtown Charlotte, Strategic Management Decisions grew by 664%, which translated to $2.9 million in revenue in 2015. The company helps clients keep their employees engaged and productive via cloud-based surveys, human resources analytics and a tailor-made recruitment process.
The company’s website doesn’t have a dedicated careers section. However, they do have an active LinkedIn presence. Keeping a lookout for new opportunities is as easy as following their page.
5. Spangler Restoration
Headquartered in Indian Trail, with additional offices in Matthews, Hickory and elsewhere around the state, Spangler Restoration fixes structural damage to residential, commercial and industrial buildings. It made a whopping $9.2million in revenue in 2015, registering 496% growth.
Spangler Restoration are always on the lookout for great people, especially project managers and technicians. Check out the company’s website to see if you fit the bill and follow the instructions to submit your resume.
6. ITI Communications
Another IT services company, ITI Communications provides cloud infrastructure, collaboration, borderless networks, cybersecurity and managed services. Based in downtown Charlotte, just off Pearl Street Park, the company registered 415% growth during the past year.
ITI Communications is always in need of highly-trained people, especially systems engineers, support center engineers and account managers. You can check out and apply for the latest vacancies here.
7. Search Solution Group
Search Solution Group is an award-winning, high-end recruitment agency with offices in South Boulevard, close to Barclay Downs. They specialize in finance, engineering, marketing and life sciences amongst other industries.
Search Solution Group is always on the lookout for recruiters, salespeople, account executives and marketing talent. Just fill in this form and you’re good to go. Seeing as they’ve been voted one of the best places to work in Charlotte for three years running, you’d be crazy to pass up this opportunity.
8. XOOM Energy
XOOM Energy is a nationwide provider of clean electricity and natural gas. Named 13th overall in Inc’s 2015 fastest-growing businesses list, it’s back again this year with an impressive 304% growth rate.
XOOM currently has several vacancies in different fields, including compliance, legal, finance, marketing and operations. All vacancies are based out of XOOM’s headquarters in Huntersville. You can find out more information and apply on XOOM’s website.
9. Movement Mortgage
Born out of the 2008 subprime lending crisis – one of the biggest international financial meltdowns in recent history – Movement Mortgage set out to restore the mortgage industry’s trust and credibility by making mortgage lending a smoother, more transparent experience for homebuyers. The resultant product has been making waves, winning accolades and becoming the fastest-growing mortgage provider in the nation.
Movement Mortgage has several corporate vacancies as well as openings for loan officers and mortgage operations. Head over to the careers section of their website to find out more and submit your application.
10. United Global Technologies
Voted one of the top IT service companies by Inc for five years running, United Global Technologies made the 2016 list thanks to a 296% growth rate. The company provides IT technology services to a wide range of businesses, and even has the US Department of Defence in its client roster.
Programming, peoplesoft, VAX and VMS expertise are in high demand at United Global Technologies. You can check out and apply for the latest vacancies on their LinkedIn page.
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