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Nashville ranked No. 2 for Best Cities for Jobs

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The second best place to land a job in the United States is the Metro Nashville area, according to Forbes.

The city ranked ninth overall last year but moved up seven spots in 2013.

"Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN, reflects the power of economic diversity coupled with ample cultural amenities, pro-business policies and a mild climate," the report said. "Nashville's 3.8% expansion in employment last year, and 7 percent growth since 2008, has been propelled by business services, education and health."

Earlier this week, Tennessee was ranked as the top place to retire, according to Bankrate.

Read more here:  http://www.forbes.com/sites/joelkotkin/2013/05/06/americas-best-cities-for-jobs-2013/

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