Companies have offered relocation assistance as an incentive to prospective employees for years. However, relocating a new employee can be costly, and asking your employer to foot the bill is an art that requires subtle care. Here’s a list of five things to keep in mind when requesting a relocation package from a prospective employer. […]
Huntsville’s history is a complex quilt of diversity. From the homeland of the Chickasaw, a control point during the Civil War, a center of textile manufacturing, the Civil Rights era, munitions, and missile development, and the staging site of the country’s space program, to biotechnology and high tech, Huntsville’s background is rich and diverse.
Today, the city is considered to be one of the country’s top high-tech centers. Thanks to the Huntsville Biotech Initiative, the city is home to more than 25 biotech companies and houses the second-largest research and technology park in the country. The US Space and Rocket Center and the University of Alabama’s famous doctoral program have elevated Huntsville to one of the 25 most educated cities in the country.
As the science and engineering sectors attracted a widely diverse population over the decades, the city’s arts, culture, cuisine, and even shopping opportunities have grown. Nestled in the lower end of the Appalachian Mountain range amid hills on the northern side of the Tennessee River, Huntsville provides natural beauty, an abundance of outdoor activities, a high-quality lifestyle but low cost of living, and easy access to Nashville, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Memphis.