U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 09-22-2009, 08:21 AM
 
Location: passing through Rockford, il
4 posts, read 15,985 times
Reputation: 11

Advertisements

Hi Folks,

I read here often, but seldom post.

I've been researching a move to the West for a couple of years now, and have pretty much settled on Manitou Springs. I love the eclectic personality of Manitou, and its conveniently close proximity to COS for work and shopping.

I am planning my move next summer, and will not pull the trigger on the move till I find employment in the COS area.

For those who live in COS or Manitou Springs, how has the recession impacted employment in the area? What sectors are hiring? (I have a sales/sales management background -- that should give me the flexibility to seek employment in sales across a variety of business sectors.)

Any other tidbits of information you want to share, especially about Manitou, would be greatly appreciated!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 10-03-2009, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
42 posts, read 66,379 times
Reputation: 17
well seems like the call centers aren't having too many issues - some are progressive, usaa and tmobile. haven't heard crazy layoffs from them - can't really comment on manitou - was down there a few weeks ago and didn't appear many closed stores. just depends what you are looking for - i would sya recession hasn't been too bad here, but then again haven't had to worry about it..
oh stay away from t row price here - they laid off a ton not too long ago
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-12-2010, 11:33 PM
 
Location: Pueblo West, CO
20 posts, read 93,621 times
Reputation: 30
There is a lot of commercial space empty in COS because they lost a lot of their high tech jobs. If you have a sales background, you should be fine. Good salespeople pay for themselves and are always in demand - Manitou is absolutely the cream of the crop as far as I am concerned. I couldn't afford to live there, but there are always interesting people around and if you like a "Main St" feel...that's your place. Enjoy!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top