By John Stark
Two years ago, at age 62, I accepted a job offer 1,500 miles from home.
When relocating for work, "You're not just transitioning to a new job, you're transitioning to a new life," career coach Paul Bernard recently said in his Next Avenue column ("When Is Relocating for Work a Good Idea?"). He... Read More »
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Google said Monday that it will cut about 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility wireless phone business and will close or consolidate about one-third of Motorola's 90 locations.
The reductions represent about 20 percent of Motorola Mobility's 20,000 employees, and two-third of the job... Read More »
By Debra Auerbach
I consider myself a true Midwestern girl, having never lived in another region of the country. So there have been numerous times when I've had the itch to shake things up and move somewhere else, even if just for a few years. Read More »
By Justin Thompson
In a world where good jobs are hard to come by, more and more job seekers are looking outside of their current cities to find work. According to Worldwide ERC, a workforce mobility association, their member companies spent $10 billion in 2011 on corporate relocation in the U.S. That... Read More »
By Vicki Smith and Larry O'Dell
For more than 90 years, the coal-fired power plant in Glen Lyn, Va., has been churning out electricity and contributing to local prosperity. Of late, it has generated nearly a quarter of the revenue for the $1 million budget of the town.
Yet when the plant ultimately shuts... Read More »
Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder
You've been looking for a job for months, to no avail, so you've decided to start fresh -- in a new city, in a different state, hundreds of miles away. Some people might think you're crazy, but expanding your job search might actually be the best thing you could... Read More »
Relocation is less of an option for many job hunters, reports CNN Money.
The biggest reason is that, with so much talent around, employers are less willing to pay to relocate a new hire, including buying the house. According to a new study by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, during the... Read More »
According to a recent survey by job search engine Indeed.com, the top five markets with the least competition for jobs are:
Washington, D.C. (one unemployed per job posting)
San Jose, CA
New York, NY
Salt Lake City, UT
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"You want moving expenses? You've got to be kidding!" That's what more and more prospective employees are hearing these days. If you're looking for jobs in a city that's too far to commute, you'd better be prepared to pay your own way.
In a recent Society for Human Resource Management poll, 58 percent of... Read More »