Let’s Talk Talent

Discover how we attract top talent to the Northern Virginia region by offering high-quality tools and resources for our employers.

As the realm of talent attraction continues to be fiercely competitive, Fairfax County stays on top of current trends and provides the most relevant resources in order to grow our talent base. Our talent website, Work in Northern Virginia, offers prospective residents a look into what it’s like to live and work in our region, including helpful tools and resources to get started in finding the perfect job.

We are marketing the site to talent in target markets across the nation on a daily basis to drive thousands of users to discover more about living and working in Northern Virginia. We also provide resources to local companies to help them attract their own talent, because we believe that growing our talent pool is a team effort.

If you are an employer looking to hire in the Northern Virginia region, visit our Employer Resources page to see how we can help you sell the location, while you focus on selling the job.

Looking to hire talent, create apprenticeship programs or upskill existing employees? Let us help.

Michael Batt

Vice President, Talent


Rankings & Facts


largest metro for technology employment


of residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher


Most educated city in America

WalletHub 2021


Best College for Information Technology in Virginia
(George Mason)


Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities
(Howard University)


Colleges and universities in Northern Virginia