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Thursday, April 15, 2010


Who of us hasn't heard Dionne Warrick Singing the words to "Do You Know the Way to San Jose"? Most can't mention the name of the city without our brains immediately bouncing along to the popular melody. For anyone considering a job opportunity or move to San Jose, I'm here to tell you that there's much more to this amazing city than being named after a famous song.

Home to more than half of the biggest tech firms in the world, San Jose is the global center for innovation, creativity and fun. Cisco, Adobe, eBay, BEA, Xilinx and Cadence call San Jose home. San Jose's award-winning service reflects this creativity, as do many of their museums and cultural groups.

Here are a few fun facts about San Jose, CA
  • It's the 3rd largest city in California

  • It has billed itself "The Capital of Silicon Valley

  • Their hockey team is the San Jose Sharks

  • Their baseball team is the San Jose Giants

  • They are the creators of Monopoly In The Park
  • Temperatures vary from an average of 50 in January to an average of 70 in July

  • There are countless attractions from the San Jose Flea Market, to the several amazing state parks, and the ever mysterious Winchester House
  • San Jose is home to the largest concentration of technology expertise in the world—more than 5,600 technology companies employing more than 240,000 people
  • The Nation's 5th leading public accounting firm McGladrey & Pullen /RSM McGladrey is making its footprint in San Jose with the recent opening of an office there

Here are a few cool facts about McGladrey's San Jose, CA office:

  • Opened on September 1, 2009

  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Industry focus is predominately high tech, software tech, manufacturing and distribution

  • We're experiencing strong growth in the San Jose market

  • We have an opening for an Audit Manager

  • We have an opening for a Tax Director/Practice Leader

How can you be of our growing initiatives in our San Jose office? If you feel you have the qualifications for either of the roles listed above, then please apply online and we’ll review your background as it pertains to our requirements. You can view our other openings at We look forward to hearing from you.

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