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Old 10-03-2015, 04:24 PM
 
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Hi everyone -

I am looking to move to Denver in the next month or two (as soon as I get a good job offer!) and I am having some difficulty getting interviews with potential employers being out of state. I have actually been contacted by several I have applied with and told that they can't consider candidates out-of-state having been burned by several individuals that took jobs and then promptly looked and found other jobs after moving into the state.

Anyone have any advice to overcome this? I work in the mortgage industry as an underwriter, so not exactly an entry level job so I honestly didn't expect this to be as much of a problem as it's turned out to be. Any help would be greatly appreciated - can't wait to live in your great city! Grew up in Northern Wyoming, Rockies have just been calling my name

Thanks in advance for any advice/assistance!

Mike
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Old 10-03-2015, 10:26 PM
 
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I'm not sure if it's common in your industry, but my husband went though a recruiter to get his job in Denver while we still lived out of state. He had to contract to hire work at first, but it got us here.
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:19 AM
 
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Hi Mike,

The good news is that if you come here it sounds like you would get a job right away. My advice would be to move into temporary housing. Look for a job and when you get one sign a lease somewhere and then move the next weekend. If you are questioned about the temporary housing then say you are only living there until you can find a place to live which would be true and you would be a local hire.
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Old 10-05-2015, 05:48 AM
 
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No company wants to pay relocation fees so they reject out of state applicants unless your skills are in high demand. With many people moving to Denver, we have no shortage of candidates for jobs.
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