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Old 12-16-2015, 03:33 PM
 
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What jobs would pay for your relocation? I'm looking for any entry level jobs that would pay for your relocation even if it's a teaching job. I just graduated on the 12th and now I'm just looking to make ends meet.
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Old 12-16-2015, 04:36 PM
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Anything that's an actual career and you have experience in. Entry level jobs aren't going to pay for relocation.
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Old 12-16-2015, 05:40 PM
 
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Old 12-16-2015, 06:24 PM
 
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What exactly is that supposed to mean?

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Old 12-16-2015, 07:11 PM
 
Location: Western Washington
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Entry level what? Entry level lawyer might pay for relocation. Entry level doctor might, if you go to an underserved location. Entry level nurses might get signing bonuses sufficient to cover relocation. Teachers might get something in areas that are desparate for teachers.

For just about any other career, entry level isn't going to come with relocation.
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Old 12-16-2015, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Southeast U.S
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Anything that's an actual career and you have experience in. Entry level jobs aren't going to pay for relocation.
I have less than a year of experience in my profession and my new company paid for my relocation to WV. It depends on the company. I suggest the OP apply to every job she sees both in state and out of state. I see account executive and other sales jobs that will accept anyone with a degree in any major.

I also suggest to apply to any government jobs all over the country. Most jobs like correctional officers and case managers will accept anyone with a degree and will defiantly pay for relocation.

If she is in Georgia like her profile name suggest I see why she is having a tough time. Georgia has an ultra competitive job market and fresh graduates have a hard time finding a job there. I graduated from Georgia State in Atlanta back in December 2014 and all I could find was a temp job paying $17 per hour as a bench chemist and got no responses to every permanent chemist job I applied to in the state of GA. After 6 months I expanded my job search and started applying for out of state chemist positions and landed my current chemist position in West Virginia which is full time with benefits.

The OP would probably get better results if she applies to jobs out of state too and ask them in the interview if they will pay for relocation expenses.

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Old 12-18-2015, 01:16 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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We only pay relocation for top executives making $200k and up. We have about 2,000 employees, but there is no shortage of local qualified applicants for every opening, so no need to pay relocation. Executives have to be recruited from all over the country and world.
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Old 12-18-2015, 06:28 PM
 
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We have about 2,000 employees, but there is no shortage of local qualified applicants for every opening, so no need to pay relocation. Executives have to be recruited from all over the country and world.
This is the key. A business doesn't need to pay to relocate a future employee if there is a sufficient pool of qualified local candidates. Doing so would be throwing money away and that's bad business.
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:15 AM
 
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Most entry level jobs won't pay for relocation expenses. For entry level jobs, they typically want a local candidate, or someone already planning on moving to that city. I'm relocating in January and paying my way, as I was planning on moving regardless of accepting this offer. My brother works for Boeing however and they paid for his entire relocation, as well as a few weeks of temporary housing. But he's also an aerospace engineer and I'm a social worker... so completely different fields.
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Old 12-23-2015, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Southeast U.S
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Most entry level jobs won't pay for relocation expenses. For entry level jobs, they typically want a local candidate, or someone already planning on moving to that city. I'm relocating in January and paying my way, as I was planning on moving regardless of accepting this offer. My brother works for Boeing however and they paid for his entire relocation, as well as a few weeks of temporary housing. But he's also an aerospace engineer and I'm a social worker... so completely different fields.
My new company paid for my relocation expenses and a housing allowance as well and I am a chemist the position called for 1-3 years of experience so I don't know if my Job is considered entry level or not but they did give me a hefty relocation bonus. It really depends on the companies discretion though.
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