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Why Boise is a Great Place to Attract Top Talent

To folks beyond the Gem State, Boise, Idaho may not immediately come to mind as a top talent destination, but our city attracts and retains top professionals in a variety of industries. Recruiting here is a constant reminder of what draws qualified candidates from all over. We’ve found a few key reasons why Boise is an excellent place to attract premier talent. Read on to find out what they are.

Affordability and Low Cost of Living 

While wages in Boise have been on the rise, the cost of living remains relatively low compared to other western cities. Rent, home prices and taxes are very affordable in Boise, allowing employees’ salaries to go further

Strong Economy With Job Growth

Despite any national trends, Boise has a resilient and growing economy with unemployment rates well below the national average across most employment sectors. Major companies have operations centers in Boise, and small businesses continue to thrive, creating new opportunities for career-minded individuals. 

Diverse Job Market

The Boise job market has diversified and strengthened over recent years, with substantial growth in technology, finance, healthcare, business services and government sectors. Finding Boise jobs that offer upward mobility is possible across several fields, inspiring many to seek opportunities here. 

Limited Traffic and Congestion

While Boise’s population and job market are expanding, traffic and congestion remain minimal compared to larger metropolitan areas. Commutes are short, and quality of life is optimally balanced. This is an appealing feature for many professionals looking to relocate.

Welcoming Community

Here in Boise, we pride ourselves on friendliness, inclusivity and warm hospitality. This welcoming spirit fosters an environment where people feel they belong, can build meaningful connections, and plan to stay long term. New employees have smooth transitions into welcoming company cultures, and their families quickly feel embedded in the community. 

Safe and Family Friendly

Crime rates in Boise are among the lowest in the country, while schools, recreational activities, culture, dining and amenities continue expanding for professionals, individuals and families alike to thrive in an attractive, well-developed urban area without the big city feel.

Natural Beauty and Outdoor Recreation

Boise is nestled between the Boise River and the Foothills, offering a stunning backdrop and ample opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking and more. This active lifestyle appeals to many job seekers, and helps attract and retain employees. The nature here helps keep people happier, healthier, and able to enjoy a better quality of life. 

Bring the Best Talent to Boise

TalentSpark is a Boise recruiting firm and AAFA affiliate with a national network. Whether helping candidates relocate to your company or bringing you Boise’s best local talent, we prioritize our clients’ needs, wants and spirit to find the best fit. 

Contact us today to strengthen your Boise business with proud Boisean recruiters.