The Greater Reading Area is one of the most diverse in the Northeastern United States. Proudly boasting a community of cultural and social inclusiveness, the community we call home is bustling with driven, smart, and motivated individuals who work and live in harmony with one another. Whether you are an intern, an entry-level employee, a seasoned professional, or an entrepreneur extraordinaire, the opportunities to be had in Greater Reading include the wages, lifestyle, and growth potential you need and want in a career.
Passionate, purposeful, and full of potential: these are the young professionals that live and work in Greater Reading. A job opportunity is one piece of the puzzle, but where do you want your professional journey to take you?
Through your work portfolio, personal style, and your community impact, your professional brand will develop here. Young professionals need to feel empowered, mentored, supported, trusted, and challenged. The resources in the Greater Reading Area coupled with our close-knit community gives you all the tools you’ll need to succeed and flourish.
Penske Truck Leasing – A global transportation company with deep roots in Greater Reading, PA, Penske Truck Leasing is an $8.4 billion company with over 740 locations and a fleet of approximately 300,000 vehicles. For the last 50 years, its headquarters has remained right here in Greater Reading.
Today, Penske employs over 36,000 associates, with nearly 2,000 of them working at headquarters. If you’re looking for a driven, talented, and diverse workforce to join, Penske Truck Leasing is ready for you.
EnerSys – With sales and service locations in over 100 countries worldwide, EnerSys and its predecessor companies have been manufacturers of industrial batteries for over 100 years. Since the beginning, EnerSys global headquarters has called the Greater Reading Area home.
This company’s dedication to our local community goes beyond headquarters however, as EnerSys employees will tell you first-hand. Not only has EnerSys continued to dedicate time to finding and developing the ideal workforce for you, but they’ve provided countless individuals with the career and culture they’re looking for.
SOLO Laboratories – Looking to find a workplace culture fit that’s perfect for you? Check out SOLO Laboratories. Nestled in the quaint town of Kutztown, PA, SOLO Laboratories is a manufacturer of custom orthotics that, in 2018, was named one of the Best Places to Work in PA.
A family-owned company that began in a small building on a local farm, SOLO has grown significantly, expanding its workforce and utilizing the latest developments in technology. With a strong dedication to open communication, self-improvement, service, and most importantly, fun, SOLO is one of the best-kept secrets in the Greater Reading Area.
TRIOSE, Inc. – TRIOSE, Inc. has partnered with renowned healthcare institutions since 1999 to implement intelligent supply chain solutions that lower costs and increase the quality of care provided by their partners.
Driving much-needed change for improved healthcare in communities is paramount to the TRIOSE mission, which aims to save their partners billions of dollars. Though a national company, the TRIOSE headquarters are located locally in Wyomissing, PA, which serves as the home base to the majority of TRIOSE’s 94 employees.
Palmer Chocolate – The R.M. Palmer Company has been crafting seasonal chocolate novelties (and “making candy fun”) since 1948. What began as one man’s dream has now grown into a collection of holiday treats beloved by millions of people.
Today, 850 dedicated employees design, produce, package, and ship more than 500 unique products for Palmer’s headquarters in West Reading, PA. If you’re looking to begin a promising career with one of America’s largest and most innovative confectioners, Palmer is the place for you.
Everyone has a story to tell. Take a moment to reflect on what makes you feel like your home. Think about the areas of community that bring you joy, the experiences that give you a sense of pride, and the opportunities that help you make a living.
Everyone defines home and community differently, and that’s exactly what makes any given region unique. Throughout Greater Reading, the members of our community work, live, and thrive together. Some of these people came to this area specifically for work or higher education, while others have called this region home for generations. Regardless, the single uniting factor of this community is the high rate of individuals who choose to stay and create lasting roots.
Whether you’re considering calling Greater Reading home for the first time, or even if you’ve lived here for years, we aim to inspire you. We can’t wait to meet you, and we can’t wait for you to Meet Greater Reading.