Tag: relocation

  • Best Way To Explain Your Job-Jumping Past

    Best Way To Explain Your Job-Jumping Past

    Don't let job-jumping hurt your chances of getting hired

    Is a job-jumping past hurting your search for work? Learn how to show employers your diverse past makes you a great candidate for the job. Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways To Not Be Ignored In A Long-Distance Job Search

    5 Ways To Not Be Ignored In A Long-Distance Job Search

    Start by making the move seem all but a done deal

    Many employers won't consider out-of-state applicants for any job positions. But there are ways to get around that bias and get the interview to land the job. Continue Reading

  • Why Relocating When You're Older Can Be A Nightmare

    Why Relocating When You're Older Can Be A Nightmare

    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... Continue Reading

  • Google To Cut 4,000 Jobs At Motorola

    Google To Cut 4,000 Jobs At Motorola

    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... Continue Reading

  • 44 Percent Of Workers Would Move For A Job; New Site Helps With Relocation

    44 Percent Of Workers Would Move For A Job; New Site Helps With Relocation

    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. Continue Reading

  • Should You Move To A New Town For A Job?

    Should You Move To A New Town For A Job?

    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... Continue Reading

  • Power Plant Closures To Cost U.S. Towns Jobs, Taxes

    Power Plant Closures To Cost U.S. Towns Jobs, Taxes

    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... Continue Reading

  • Eight Tips to Apply for an Out-of-State Job

    Eight Tips to Apply for an Out-of-State Job

    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... Continue Reading

  • Relocating for a Job May No Longer Be an Option

    Relocating for a Job May No Longer Be an Option

    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... Continue Reading

  • Should You Relocate to Find Your Job?

    Should You Relocate to Find Your Job?

    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 Baltimore, MD New York, NY Salt Lake City, UT Continue Reading

  • Relocating? You'll Pay for that Moving Experience

    Relocating? You'll Pay for that Moving Experience

    "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... Continue Reading