Can't Get a Job? 10 Best States to Look

If you find that you can't get a job where you currently live, you might want to widen your job search to states that offer more employment opportunities. But, which? recently released their Job Search Difficulty Index for U.S. States, which measures the difficulty of finding employment in each state around the country and in D.C. Each of the U.S. States Index numbers was calculated by dividing the number of unemployed workers in that state, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the number of jobs in Juju's comprehensive index of online jobs in the United States.

Simply by ordering the list from least to most difficult, we can share with you those states that offer the best chance of finding a job. Here are the top 10.

1. District of Columbia (DC)

2. Virginia (VA)

3. Maryland (MD)

4. North Dakota (ND)

5. Nebraska (NE)

6. Delaware (DE)

7. New Hampshire (NH)

8. Massachusetts (MA)

9. Wyoming (WY)

10. South Dakota (SD)

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I have been in the job market for a long time. I have had jobs as a make-up artist for 20 years full time.... Loved it. Then they said, you'd be happier and make more money as an account manager/ Trainer. well i did that for 5 additional years. Then a good friend said, You could do great things and make exceptional money in, I went back to school, and got my training and certification in computers. I have worked 15 years, and now I am ready to go back to the beginning and back into make-up and training in cosmetics. HELP, starting over

July 26 2015 at 5:38 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

im looking 4 a good paying job any where I'm from Detroit and i work in the auto industry and I'm sick of it ur always laid off u will work 4 2 weeks then ur laid off 4 3 weeks then called back 4 a week and so on and so on

July 16 2011 at 9:37 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Red Blood American

I live in wyoming and make a 100,000 a year in the oil industry didnt go to college.Ya the winters and the wind are a bit much. If you like out doors and not a buch of gun control freaks from the East cost. This is the place to be. We were the first state to let women vote and the first to have a women govenor , very tolerant of all races, so before u knock down a state, do little reading on history.

April 14 2011 at 11:17 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Red Blood American's comment

So how do u go about gettin a job like that

July 16 2011 at 9:32 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Who the F wants to live in SD, SD, NB or WY?

April 13 2011 at 11:17 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

Ys. Hmmm. But you have to live there. I did, it, well, sucked. Quality of life may not be in money. But if your life quality depends on gold, and health, nor freezing your butts off 6 mos. a year. Plus humid muggy miserable summer,by all means go for it. Maybe that is why they make the oppurtunity seem so appealing.If you chose to move to these frozen deserts, Why not Minot. Dress in Layers.

September 11 2010 at 11:50 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Matt's comment

Good luck working at Mickey D's. Would you lke a hot apple pie with that?

October 09 2010 at 8:52 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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