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Old 11-10-2008, 10:35 AM
 
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In light of the economic downturn, which cities still seem to have jobs available?

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Old 11-10-2008, 10:58 AM
 
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The DC area. There will always be the need for federal government, the welfare state, the military-industrial-corporate complex, and the multitude of contractors and private firms that they rely upon. Higher education is a big thing here, too.
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Old 11-10-2008, 04:08 PM
 
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The DC area. There will always be the need for federal government, the welfare state, the military-industrial-corporate complex, and the multitude of contractors and private firms that they rely upon. Higher education is a big thing here, too.
Thanks. The cost of living is pretty high, however, isn't it? Are there studio apartments within commuting distance of DC in the $800/mo range that are in safe areas?
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Old 11-10-2008, 05:56 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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Smile Houston Definitely Houston!!

Houston is still rolling in the Jobs. Even with the country losing more than a million jobs this year Houston has still added more than 50,000 jobs in a terrible economy. I don't think there is a place with more jobs right now.
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Old 11-11-2008, 03:09 PM
 
Location: The Lone Star State
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Houston.
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Old 11-11-2008, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Omaha
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Old 11-11-2008, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Plenty of jobs in Texas. I've heard there are a lot in Oklahoma, too.
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Old 11-12-2008, 12:59 AM
 
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Houston, TX and the other large Texas cities in general have weathered the economic downturn better than many parts of the country. Heck, the Texas economy has actually GROWN in the last quarter. I'm sure the recession will catch up eventually, but right now, companies are still hiring and there are still lots of jobs out there.

I think there are maps out there, maybe on CNN, that showed the parts of the country that have been affected by the recession the least. It basically cuts a swath right down the middle of the country.
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Old 11-12-2008, 10:08 AM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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Default Houston, TX

Houston
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Old 11-12-2008, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Sun Prairie, WI
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Stay away from Phoenix, they say we have jobs galore, but are wrong. Myself, girlfriend and ALL of my friends lost there jobs due to bad economy or jobs going overseas. All of us worked for respectable jobs too. Does anyone know about other cities out west that are flowing with new jobs????
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