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Old 04-11-2013, 03:52 PM
 
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I've heard stories of people moving with no jobs and getting good paying ones in less then a month.


Is it really as easy as people say it is to get a job there?
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:11 PM
 
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Depends on your skill set. If you flip burgers a Mickey D's don't come down here and expect to land a 6 figure job.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:30 PM
 
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In my case it was true, twice, in the same year.... but I have an engineering degree
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:42 PM
 
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In my case it was true, twice, in the same year.... but I have an engineering degree
Exactly. Are you an engineer or a chemist? Write your own ticket.

Probably also true if you are a very experienced retail manager.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:54 PM
 
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For most industries/jobs, I think TX pays less than many other states due to the lower cost of living. The oil and gas industry may be the exception. I wouldn't recommend moving here without a job secured first.
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:15 PM
 
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I wouldn't recommend moving anywhere w/o a job secured first
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:28 PM
 
Location: ITL (Houston)
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I'm a poor college student and applied at three places and they all called back. Going to intern next year tho.
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:33 PM
 
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I'm a poor college student and applied at three places and they all called back. Going to intern next year tho.
Awesome! What industry?
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Breckenridge
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I know plenty of people with degrees that work retail at the Galleria. I don't know why people get degrees in worthless majors. It is great that you loved your major, but when the real world comes you will be selling cellphones. We are one of the stronger markets for jobs in the country. Does not mean there are jobs for everyone. It depends on what your major and experience are. If it is oil or engineering related you are in good shape. I would never move without a job waiting for me.
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Breckenridge
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Actually, there is an exception. If you are a really hot girl you can always find a job.
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