Metro Atlanta's Fortune 1000 Companies
Each year, Fortune magazine compiles their list of America's 1000 largest companies ranked by revenue. The Fortune 1000 is a widely-referenced barometer of who's who, and who's gaining on who, in the corporate world. The companies on the list are highly sought after by businesses seeking clients, and by candidates seeking jobs.
The number of Fortune 1000 companies in a region is often touted by civic leaders as an indicator of the dyanamism and stability of a regional economy, as well as emphasizing the attractiveness of the local business climate.
Metropolitan Atlanta is home to 26 Fortune 1000 companies representing diverse industries, and presenting a wide range of employment possibilities to local job seekers.