Tips for seekers of Skilled and Professional Positions in Reno/Sparks/Tahoe

The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) maintains a list of primary companies in the region (companies whose revenue is primarily generated from outside the State of Nevada) in the fields of manufacturing, logistics, technology, back office support and others. This Excel spreadsheet can be downloaded at and provides a good overview of many of the primary companies in Washoe County, Storey County and portions of Lyon County. It is sortable by industry and provides information on the type of business and location.

The Chamber supports both primary and non-primary companies and they also have a listing of companies in the region. The searchable Reno-Sparks Business Directory can be accessed at

The Applied Companies located in Reno, Nevada, offer Executive Recruiting and staffing. Seekers can provide resumes to Executive Recruiter Bryce Warner at

UNR Alumni are encouraged to post their resumes with the Career Studio and can also review opportunities there.

The State of Nevada maintains a job bank where you can search for positions offered by employers who have registered their positions throughout the state.

For Job Postings in HR Positions go to the Nevada Society for Human Resource Management at:

Other job boards such as also have many listings for Northern Nevada. Search for Reno and Sparks for opportunities in the metro area of Northern Nevada. Note: Central Zip Code of 89502.

For a good snapshot of why Northern Nevada is a great place to live, work and play go to

Another good source of information about the area can be found at, an online portal offered by Gannett:

The Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) at  is a good source for information about activities in the region.

If you are in the area and interested in networking the following provide good networking opportunities:

The Chamber:


NCET also hosts a job board on their site

WIN (Western Industrial Nevada)