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Old 03-01-2013, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Arlington Heights
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HEy im planning on moving to charleston in a coupple months, any advice on how to go about finding a job, or find nice apartment in the area.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:43 AM
 
Location: WV and Eastport, ME
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Sign up with the state job service. It is free, and you can do it now if you want.

West Virginia Department of Commerce Resources for Job Seekers

You could start here: Charleston Newspapers Classifieds

You could also search Craig's List.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:07 PM
 
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Good luck on that lol I am wanting to move out of here unless you can work in a coal mines a chemical plant a hospital or know someone with a good job that can get you one you wont find nothing but telemarketing or a retail store or something dealing with food sorry to tell you that but its true
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Winfield, WV
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Good luck on that lol I am wanting to move out of here unless you can work in a coal mines a chemical plant a hospital or know someone with a good job that can get you one you wont find nothing but telemarketing or a retail store or something dealing with food sorry to tell you that but its true
That sound "anywhere USA" to me, minus the coal mining. But you get what I mean.

To the OP, also look on charleston help wanted dot com. It used to be a helpful place to find local job postings.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:33 PM
 
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go to Morgantown, the Capital, Gleaming Light, Captone of WV - no one is without a job there.......
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:52 PM
 
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She must have some reason for going specifically to Charleston, but if that is not the case they actually are hiring here, especially in healthcare fields right now.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:22 AM
 
Location: Charleston,WV
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Better Charleston Jobs would be an ideal website to search. Also, the Charleston Area Alliance is useful. Just do some researching and you can find all sorts of useful opportunities!

Good Luck!
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:39 AM
 
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I just moved to Charleston from Morgantown four months ago. The job market is horrible here as compared to the northern cities. Wages are lower too. Also, I thought I was a seasoned West Virginian as I moved to the state over 25 years ago and raised my kids here but there is a HUGE difference down here. Had I known what I know now, I probably would not have moved here.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:17 PM
 
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cldwv, what field are you in?

I ask because over the last few months here in Charleston, I have heard from other businesses that they are hiring.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:22 PM
 
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Writer. Proposals. Mostly high-tech industry. Also, graphic designer. I'd love some leads if you have them.
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