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Old 11-13-2012, 05:33 PM
 
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So I'm currently living in CA but I lost my job and am planning on moving but am not sure where as of yet.

Things to consider: local economy (unemployment rate and job growth), public transportation, weather, living costs, crime, etc.

Thoughts?
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:31 PM
 
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What kind of work are you looking for?
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:58 PM
 
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What kind of public transportation are you looking for? Call me biased, but if I was looking for a job and wanted to balance city ameneties with cost of living, it'd be Chicago or Philly. Then again, I like what I know and I know what I like. What do you like?
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:33 PM
 
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What kind of work are you looking for?

Anything. I'm looking for any type of work right now.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:46 PM
 
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Anything. I'm looking for any type of work right now.
What kind of skills do you have? I guess you can start by looking here: Indeed Mobile Job Search
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:10 PM
 
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What kind of skills do you have? I guess you can start by looking here: Indeed Mobile Job Search

In the past I've done restaurant, telephone, construction type work.
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:07 PM
 
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Strictly speaking by jobs and growth: Fargo, Sioux Falls, Omaha. Omaha probably has the best public transportation. You probably won't like the weather in any, but they are a good place to find work and have low costs of living. Don't move without a job though.
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:45 AM
 
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I'd go with the restaurant focus in terms of relocation as the industry offers the easiest entry into the job market when relocating to another city. While cities like Fargo and Omaha may offer a low unemployment rate, I would venture to say mostly through certain occupations and not indicative of the entire job spectrum. Also public transit while present in those cities will most likely not be adequate, particularly if working nights/weekends/holidays. Check out cities like Nashville or Virginia Beach that have growing economies, milder/less extreme weather, lower living costs and currently low/lower unemployment rates (6 to 6.5%).
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:32 AM
 
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Check out cities like Nashville

I have family that lives about 100 miles from Nashville.
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:12 AM
 
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I have family that lives about 100 miles from Nashville.
Excellent. Being near family or friends always helps make a move easier, even if they're 90 minutes away it's close enough to visit somewhat frequently.
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