Of course, Nevada is known primarily for its gambling--which generates jobs daily. And the neon lights that provide that industry with its glitz and wow factor need electricity--a lot of it. Like anything else in high demand, it provides job opportunities. Power plants need constant maintenance, and the demand for such a huge amount of electrical power requires a huge number of quality employees. From the guy conducting equipment safety checks to the administrative and customer service staff, it takes more than wiring to keep the juice flowing. The Silver State is also very important to the mining industry. And of course, there's the need for reliable people in education, health care, banking, recreation, and tourism.
With almost one-and-a-half-million workers in the state, headhunters and recruiters have an inventory that is bursting at the seems with highly trained candidates to fill these positions.