America is often thought of as a rainbow quilt because of diversity of races, religions and cultures. But it has another kind of diversity: job markets. Not only are some regions prospering and others stewing in misery, but people in different places want different jobs.
AOL Jobs plugged different job-search... Read More »
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- The Silicon Valley is leading the rest of the country out of the recession with increased jobs, income and initial public offerings last year, according to a new regional report, which found that employment growth in the region has returned to levels last seen during the dot-com boom of... Read More »
By 24/7 Wall St., Introduction by Jake Thiewes
The phrase "economic recovery" has been appearing more frequently in news reports. The United States' job market seems to be slowly improving, but unemployment claims currently are hovering above 8 percent.
Some cities that were hit hard at the height of the... Read More »
"Supply Of College Graduates Outstripped By Workforce Demand," reads a headline of the satirical newspaper The Onion. But for cities in the tech game, the joke isn't funny. Most cities today realize that tech is the future. So they're desperately trying to bring young, bright tech minds to town, and dreaming up... Read More »
By Sophie Schechter, Minyanville Media
Popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother" and "Friends" revere urban areas (in these cases, Manhattan) that are already popular, especially with recent college graduates. These shows capitalize on the cities that college students, on the threshold of graduation,... Read More »
It should be the goal of every city, town and village in the United States of America. To be known as a great place for America's veterans to work, reside and retire in. But some are just kinder to and better for the former members of the armed forces than others. For the some 22 million veterans living in the... Read More »
Robert Estes had a steady job selling groceries in the Chicago suburb of Aurora until last year. He had held onto the job for two years, and the 33-year-old said the gig had allowed him to live a self-sufficient life.
"I always had my own place, my own car, bought my own food," he recently told the Chicago... Read More »
A painful truth of the current employment situation in the U.S. is that they are plenty of jobs out there going unfilled because employers can't find workers with the right skills.
That's particularly true in manufacturing. Companies across the nation are looking to fill about 600,000 manufacturing jobs,... Read More »
As states scramble to balance their budgets many state employees have found themselves on the chopping block. As the latest jobs report showed last week, the number of workers on government payrolls shrank 34,000 in September, compared to a gain of about 137,000 positions in the private sector.
The drop in... Read More »
Finding a job after the military often involves both starting a new career and choosing a new location to call home.
We hope to make the task a little less daunting by providing a list of the top cities that not only have strong job markets*, but also provide easy access to military support and services,... Read More »
We keep hearing that the economy is improving, but for job seekers looking to focus their efforts in cities with the most favorable employment atmospheres, making sense of list after list of statistics can be dizzying. Some cities have low unemployment rates while others have high expectations for business... Read More »