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Best 25 Cities for US Jobs Through 2020

Updated on September 18, 2015
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Ms. Inglish is an award-winning Employment & Training pro with regional records and tens of thousands placed into gainful employment.

Raleigh NC, In the Research Triangle = Number One

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To compile the "Top 25" city rankings, five data categories have been used often by the US Department of Labor, CNNMoney Magazine, AT&T, US News and World Reports, Forbes, Kiplinger, and a number of leading employment specialists in the country.

What I find is that the same 10-20 cities largely vie for the same slots in the listing year to year. Most of them continue to improve each year.

The criterion categories for rating cities include:

  1. Unemployment Rate,
  2. Job Growth,
  3. Income Growth,
  4. Median Household Income,
  5. Cost Of Living.

The largest 100 metropolitan areas of America were measured for these data, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. The actual data were compiled from Moody's site, Economy.com.

In 2006, Forbes.com used five-year averages for job and income growth, so the 2001 recession was included. In 2007, they used growth data for 2003 through 2006 and the recession is in the past figures. In 2006 New York, San Francisco, and Chicago were all in the bottom 15, but not in 2007 - they rose with recovery. During 2015 - 2016, they continue to improve.

Overall, in New York and Los Angeles, highly educated job seekers will find opportunities. The major metropolitan areas have high median incomes, but also are fraught with unemployment, expensive housing, and low job growth rates.

America's biggest cities have more problems with their education systems and with infrastructure than smaller towns. They also have large urban centers or "inner cities' with economic and crime problems as well as opportunities to develop businesses.

UPDATE: American Jobs 2012 - 2015

INCREASES:

  • On March 4, 2013, America had 5.9 million jobs advertised.
  • On May Day 2012, we had fewer: 4.1 million job listings.
  • In October 2012 after the Second Presidential Debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, job listings rose to over 7,000,000 for the first times in years.
  • During Autumn 2015, America enjoyed job listings of 8 to 9+ million positions, with nearly a million listed in Truck Driving alone.

The Oil Fields around North Dakota are still needing workers and that may be the most concentrated area for jobs in America - North and South Dakota in the Bakken and Wiliston Basin Oil Fields.

Interestingly, a new television series for 2015 - 2016 focused on the North Dakota Oil Boom (Blood and Oil on ABC, starring Don Johnson). Trailers showed a setting that was a cross between Alaska during Gold Rush days and the TV show Dallas.

Aerospace jobs are beginning to increase as well, given the success of NASA/Private Sector investments in the US and foreign-partnership arrangements America has gained since August 2011. Good has invested $30 Million to stimulate design of Lunar Landers, to be launched in 2013 and two years ahead of schedule. Google and James Cameron have invested heavily in the Asteroid Mining Industry.

Top 5 Cities in the 2000s and 2010s

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#1 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina

March 4, 2013 on SImpyHired: Crawl of All Online Listings:

  • Raleigh - 40,703 Jobs
  • North Carolina - 182,963 Jobs
  • South Carolina - 76, 573 Jobs

January 24, 2011 on SimplyHired: Crawl of All Online listings

  • North Carolina - 115,464 Jobs
  • South Carolina - 48,660 Jobs

Smart City - Is it a Smartest City?

Raleigh and Cary have in the past during the 2000s both been named the worst and best place in NC for jobs. However, their presence in America's Research Triangle has boosted their economies and job growth to consistently positive numbers. They are the best.

North Carolina's housing market has been relatively stable, so Raleigh has few possibilities of an inevitable economic downturn. The three universities in the area, Duke, the University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University, attract more highly educated employees and technology firms.

Largest Employers in Raleigh, By Employee Pool

  • State of North Carolina - Government
  • Wake County Public School System
  • North Carolina State University
  • WakeMed
  • Rex Hospital
  • Red Hat
  • Wake County - Government
  • City of Raleigh - Government
  • Progress Energy
  • First Citizens BancShares
  • Duke Raleigh Hospital

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#2 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz.

Phoenix has a good housing market with a lower cost of living. Arizona has attracted many technology companies and especially in biotech. There is substantial migration from southern California into Phoenix at this time, including companies and households. It's like a cheaper way to live in California, and nearby.

#3 Jacksonville, Fla.

Rank last year: 8

  • Median Household Income Rank: 40
  • Unemployment Rank: 15
  • Income Growth Rank: 6
  • Cost Of Living Rank: 49
  • Job Growth Rank: 13

Jacksonville moved up in the rankings with a fair housing market. There is a lot of defense spending in Jacksonville that contributes to job growth in the local area job market.


#4 Orlando-Kissimmee, Fla.

Rank Last Year: 4

  • Median Household Income Rank: 57
  • Unemployment Rank: 6
  • Income Growth Rank: 3
  • Cost of Living Rank: 57
  • Job Growth Rank: 4

Orlando is suffering somewhat from a housing slumps, while travel and tourism keep the local economy vital. The American dollar (USD) will likely remain weak against the Euro, so international tourism to Florida should remain stable or increase.

UPDATE: A reader asked for job related help at the end of May 2012 in Orlando. This is what I found to help:

I found 26,759 open jobs om 5/31/2012 between the super-search job engines SimplyHired.com and Indeed,com within a 25-mile radius of Orlando, Florida. Many are licensed Healthcare jobs, IT jobs like Software Engineers, jobs for Salespeople/Account Executives, and jobs for Sales Representatives.

Local Florida Workforce Offices in Orlando to access for help:

  • JobVantage South Orange County; 1563 Florida Mall Ave; Orlando, Florida 32809; Phone: 407-531-1232
  • JobVantage East Orange County; 4360 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32803; Phone: 407-531-1227
  • ZuCan; 609 N Powers Dr, Suite 340, Orlando 32818; Phone: 407-531-1223


#5 Washington, D.C.

Rank Last Year: 1

  • Median Household Income Rank: 14
  • Unemployment Rank: 4
  • Income Growth Rank: 19
  • Cost Of Living Rank: 86
  • Job Growth Rank: 15

Federal spending will probably keep Washington's economy strong this year. When the US government outsources work to private companies, many of those jobs stay in the Washington DC-Maryland-Virginia area. The housing market in Washington is starting to slow, and could downturn the city economy as well as that of Maryland and parts of Virginia.

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Las Vegas

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#6 Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City benefits from high incomes among a very well educated workforce. It has only a small IT sector, but larger logistics and distribution serving the Rocky Mountain west.

#7 Honolulu, Hawaii

The unemployment rate in Honolulu is extremely low. The major industries are travel and tourism, and these types of companies are having difficulty to finding service employees. However, it should be easy to find work in the service industry there for those who want to migrate in.

#8 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada

Las Vegas' economy is strong, with income and job growth up. The housing market produces high risk, because many of the housing units built recently were bought with adjustable rate mortgages. As interest rates rise, many homeowners are in risk of default. Tourism remains strong with increasing numbers of international visitors. The convention business is increasing all the time.

Fort Lauderdale

#9 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach FL

Fort Lauderdale made the top ten in 2007, but with a major risk in the housing market. Economic growth should be positive throughout the year.

#10 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA

Job growth in Virginia Beach has increased because of ship building, naval facilities, and increasing tourism. A Ford assembly plant in the metro area will be closing and Virginia Beach may lose a jet fighter wing at Oceana Naval Air Station to Jacksonville. However, one of Altria's Phillip Morris plants will reopen and provide more jobs.

#11 Bethesda-Gaithersburg-Frederick MD

Bethesda's economy is accelerated because it is close to Washington, DC. As government spending remains high, the economy should do well. The large aerospace firm Lockheed-Martin has headquarters here, as do other defense and other contractors.

#12 Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice FL

Travel and tourism will provide Sarasota strong economic growth. There will be a slowdown in construction, however, and unemployment will start to tick upward as the housing market slows down.

St. Petersburg

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#13 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla.

Tampa has attracted back-office operations for a number of financial and insurance firms. It is affordable as far as cost of living goes, and it has a large metro area. Income growth and job growth are increasing.

#14 Richmond VA

Richmond benefits from its proximity to Washington, DC. Virginia's state government has strong revenue growth. The housing market is still strong in Richmond. Its income growth and job growth rankings slumped a bit this year.

#15 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Neb. 

The city has a high median income because of the insurance and banking industries, as well as agribusiness. High corn prices in relation to ethanol have raised the demand for consumer products and financial services.

#16 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Fla.

West Palm Beach is still doing well, but has an excess housing supply. Tourism helps. West Palm Beach is a destination for many domestic and international tourists.

#17 Little Rock-North Little Rock, Ark.

Little Rock has a stable employment in government jobs and the Little Rock Air Force Base. The University of Arkansas is the top employer overall. Outside of the public sector, the economy is diverse. Low business and housing costs are beneficial.

#18 Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, Tenn.

The Nashville area is becoming a regional center for offices and transportation. Five or ten years ago, services were not strong, but a strong service economy has popped up.

#19 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, Calif.

Many foreign firms are headquartered in Orange County, because of its proximity to Los Angeles. The economy is largely about technology, defense, and aerospace. However, it is one of the most expensive places in America.

#20 Tucson, Ariz.

Tucson is anchored by the University of Arizona. Its IT sector is growing, because of the university and city's proximity to the west coast. Tucson also shares a housing slowdown with Phoenix, Las Vegas and the Florida cities.

#21 Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City's economy is built on oil drilling and technology. The airport just had a major innovation and Delta Airlines is adding more jobs. It also enjoys status as a car-rental service hub.

#22 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

There are many corporate headquarters in Atlanta, and after the recession, many of the companies stopped hiring. Its outlook is stronger now, but there are risks if Delta is acquired and jobs are cut.

#23 Austin-Round Rock TX

Austin rose in the rankings as a result of income increases and job growth. It enjoys a strong outlook with its University of Texas, good state revenue, and a high quality of life. Texas also maintains a large pool of active 55+ workers.

#24 Albuquerque NM

Albuquerque is small and affordable and an attractive place to retire. Its economy is based in research labs and defense installations.

#25 Sacramento CA

California's capital is a lower-cost alternative to San Francisco.

State government provides stability to the economy, providing steady growth, while the technology sector has its ups and downs. Jobs have been list in California during the Recession of 2008 - 2010, but commercial and passenger space flight and green bussinesses are beginning to create new job titles.

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      merinda 9 years ago from UAE

      how to get a job in america, if u hav good consultant address or contractor jus gimme ,i ll apply on line

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      Yellowburgandy 9 years ago from Nevada

      If Las Vegas is on the top ten for job growth I would hate to see what the rest of the country is like because they are laying off out here and I've been looking for work for 5 months now with an extensive job history, and other people are in the same boat, we are starving!

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      Patty Inglish 9 years ago from North America

      There are people starving everywhere, especially if their expereince is in a declining job title. To keep working, you may have to enter another field of work. Occupations rise and fall in growth every year.

      You may either need to change fields of work or to move.

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      Yellowburgandy 9 years ago from Nevada

      I have, I even applied at gas stations.

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      Patty Inglish 9 years ago from North America

      Go to the Clark County Department of Labor Job-search and Placement Services and keep after them until they get you a job. You may qualify for training funds. See the link is below. When I was laid off form a job after 10 years, I went to my county office and did not leave without answers and help. I think that is the place to make yourself visible and persistently vocal.

      http://detr.state.nv.us/ESD%20Pages/job%20seeker%2...

      Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation2800 E. St. Louis Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89104500 East Third Street - Carson City, NV 89713General Info: (775) 684-3849 - FAX: (775) 684-3850 - TTY: (775) 687-5353

      Go to the Human Services Office to help with rent, and food and even transportation out of the county if youhave to move to find work. They advertise plane fare, bus fare, and gaaoline help.The anount of help they can give depends on how much is left in their yearly allowance from the state and federal govt.

      http://www.co.clark.nv.us/Social_Service/Default.h...

      1600 Pinto Lane (main office, they list 3 others)Las Vegas, NV 89106(702) 455-4270Fax (702) 455-5950

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      Job Nigeria 9 years ago

      whooaaaa...you are an angel.....

      you help many people with your information....

      GBU patty

      Regards,

      Job NIgeria

      http://www.job-nigeria.com

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      tech for geek 8 years ago

      great hub....i guess JN is right..you are an angel....

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      KSTEAM 8 years ago from Scottsdale, AZ

      Great topic and information.

      I am in Arizona and was very impressed when we moved here with the jobs, opportunites and reasonable cost of living. They are constantly building here, it's great. Extremely Hot summers, but other than that weather is beautiful from around Mid-September until March.

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      Niki Nemeth 8 years ago

      If you notice Clearwater / Tampa area is #13 on the list. This area is not only great for getting a job, but also for affordible housing.

      It is an excellent time to buy properties here in the middle of the pre-foreclosure and foreclosure boom. There is no scarcity of great homes for great prices.

      Please contact me if you are looking to move into the area and would like to learn about real estate prices.

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      Niki Nemeth 8 years ago

      www.clearwaterdreamhome.com

      727-230-9987

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      Patty Inglish 8 years ago from North America

      I hope you will help people find a good value for their investments in housing, Niki. I'm sure readers will look at your site. Thanks.

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      Shirley Anderson 8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Any idea Patty, how a Canadian can work in these cities if they're not on the list of people eligible for work visas?

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      Patty Inglish 8 years ago from North America

      If a Canadian can persude an American employer to become their sponsor, offering them work in writing, this might speed things up a bit. How does Canada make up the official list, do you know? I'll look it up as well.

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      Shirley Anderson 8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I know that we are not eligible for the Green Card Lottery. Anytime that I've jokingly (sort of) mentioned what you suggest to a business person, they turn tail and run.

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      Patty Inglish 8 years ago from North America

      I had a friend in the US from Canada with a Green Card some years ago...I will look into this in the next few days. Some interesting is going on I think.

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      Shirley Anderson 8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Thx, Patti!!

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      Patty Inglish 8 years ago from North America

      I did a Hub on setting up residence in another US State; I'll probably do a Hub for coming to work in America as a companion piece.

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      Shirley Anderson 8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Perfect! You may get a ton of traffic for that one, but then I suspect you always do! :)

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      jessicaasher 8 years ago

      i think it;s fanating topic to talk about

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      Lisa Nance 8 years ago from North Carolina Mountains

      I can understand why Raleigh, NC is number one on the list. I used to live there and it has great weather, great entertainment, great food, great shopping and the big three universities are all within driving distance.

      But I'm a little prejudiced since I was born and raised and still live in North Carolina!

      great hub, Patty!

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      Patty Inglish 8 years ago from North America

      Lisa - I remember going to North Carolina three summers in a row for a week in high school, as if it were yasterday. You are fortunate to live in such surroundings, so thanks for the testimonial for our readers!

      Patty

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      jdh351 8 years ago

      I would really like to move to D.C. This confirms it! I love that city.

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      jennifer v. 8 years ago

      great hub! i <3 las vegas!

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      portronics 8 years ago

      Good Data... its useful for anyone who want to get into USA for jobs..

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      medarj 7 years ago

      yes !! nice hub

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      joebhoy 7 years ago from Manila

      thanks for sharing.

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      doodlebugs 7 years ago from Southwest

      Austin was listed at number four on a list of cities most likely to recover from the recession soon. It might have crept up the list since your article was written. Thanks for the excellent information. It is surely going to be helpful to those considering relocation.

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      Nan 7 years ago

      Thanks for the information, I will share with people who want to move, and don't know where it is a better place to move.

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      scheng1 7 years ago

      Hopefully jobs are more evenly distributed, otherwise small towns will be ghost towns soon.

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      myawn 7 years ago from Florida

      Where I live in Florida most of the work is Medical or tourist related. Tampa area I have heard is better.

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      Eddy2106 7 years ago from Chicago Suburb, IL

      It's amazing how every of your hubs has more than 90 as its score, you have to write a hub on how you do all of this.

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      collins otaru 6 years ago

      can anyone in God's name provide an web address of employment agencies.who are responsible for hiring expartrait. i want to relocate to american from my country.this help will really be appreciated.thanks

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      Patty Inglish 6 years ago from North America

      Collins Otaru - It is much more effective to find an actual company or individual that is willing to hire you and sponsor you into the USA on a visa classified as for working.

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      Shawn Scarborough 6 years ago from The Lone Star State

      This is a great hub, should be very helpful to all those seeking jobs. Sorry to see that Dallas didn't make the list.

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      Bridget Davidson 6 years ago

      The best jobs in logistics are in Arizona!

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      Priya 6 years ago

      hey im looking forward to do my MS in NCSU,Raleigh.is Raleigh a good place for job,study and safety?

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      Mike Scott  6 years ago

      Please anyone can help and guide me as follows;

      1. The best place/city to find jobs like general clerk,

      factory worker in packing etc., places where there

      are a lot of jobs for high school graduates with no

      trade or profession.

      2. The prices of buying houses in the range of

      dollars 10000 to 40000/-

      3. Cost of living is low where one can save somey money

      by working hard.

      You can reach me on email mikescott904@yahoo.com

      if you are sincerely helping a human being in need

      with clean mind, heart, conscience to help in genuine

      cases.

      Thank you for your time and God bless you always

      Have a great day

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      Pedro 6 years ago

      This is a good place for guidance and help.

      We are all human beings who need some good information

      and can anyone help me in the following:-

      1. Best city/place to start work with minimum

      qualification in the jobs which are readily

      available to work in hotels, guest houses, domestic

      help, motels, schools, general stores, petrol pump,

      cleaning jobs at airports, baggage handlers for

      airlnes since there is recession now in usa.

      Your help and guidance is welcomed for a poor guy like

      me who is jobless right now and willing to re-locate

      a new place to earn my daily bread.

      Please spare sometime and awaiting your comments etc.

      Thank you

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      Moe 6 years ago

      I'm about 3 years looking for a job in Michigan and i couldn't get anything.

      I think I'm gonna move to one of these cities.

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      MOSES NJENGA  6 years ago

      am an enthusiastic gentleman in Kenya, cleared my college diploma and wish to work while taking my degree programme in the united states am looking on my way out, to work and learn in an environment far from home to familiarize with the global tourism,i can sponsor myself with the help of wellwishers and donors. thank you looking forward to hear from you.

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      businessesforsale 6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Awesome hub. I really enjoyed reading this. I was also surprised not to see Dallas make the cut....

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      Patty Inglish 6 years ago from North America

      Someone wrote in to say that there are no jobs in North or South Carolina. Not so! -

      January 24, 2011 on SimplyHired.com job lisings

      North Carolina - 115,464 Jobs

      South Carolina - 48,660 Jobs

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      Licenced 6 years ago

      a nice job! thanks

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      devern 6 years ago

      tulsa oklahoma is a great affordable place to live and work

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      merinda 5 years ago

      huhhhh las vegas baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Tom 5 years ago

      Philadelphia Burbs....Best over-all place to live....Poconoes..(Skiing).Down town Philly.(Culture, Night life)..Jersey shore...(Vacation)...can't beat it!!

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      Leticia Quinonez 5 years ago

      Hi I have 2 friends who are looking for work one is in Seattle Washington and the other one is in Lahore Pakistan Now the one who is a female on social security who is looking for clerical work where she can work part time at least 20 hours a week but she obviously can't land any work at all doing clerical work because she says there is no more work in Seattle Washington at all so she has been looking for over 6 years for a job and she is at least 63 years old as of now and still desires work in the clerical field today. It's very well hopeless for her to land a job in washington right now because the economy is so bad out there. I also have a friend living in Lahore Pakistan having no income at all but lives with his mother and has nothing to live on but at least he and his mother is not outdoors at all. He is desiring a business of his own and also wants to start some business with his computer as well but no cash or income to start on and he really needs to get somewhere around 2000 dollars to start his business that he has told me about last night. Geez there's so much bad markets going on out there to where it's extremely very difficult for anyone to land work and a decent place of their own to live without living in homeless shelters with junkies strung out on all the drugs and alcohol in any city and state in the usa nowdays. Can you tell me how to get work for both of my friends in the usa and Pakistan? Thanks and YAHUWAH bless you all always in His true love and service.

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      Patty Inglish 5 years ago from North America

      Hello Leticia Quinonez on January 23, 2012 -

      Thank you for your questions; you must be worried about your friends. I hope you are looking in your own Greater Boston Area for positions and living arrangements for them. Living nearby, they could benefit from your experiences and help.

      Far, far, far from being jobless, Seattle today has at least 77,800 job vacancies at this moment listed on the Internet, with more in the Hidden Job Market and more not listed online. An older woman age 63 can benefit from going to the King County jobs and family services-type office to be evaluated for work, matched with open positions, and be given support services like aid in finding housing, food, transportation subsidies, healthcare, and others. The same is true in any county in the nation, although some have less help to give and sometimes job seekers must be determined to sit and wait until someone will help. They must not give up.

      I have links to all the cities above posted (noted by blue letters/words) and Seattle is elsewhere on HubPages.

      Search HP for "Seattle Jobs." Others have also written about these jobs, so there is plenty of info here.

      As for Pakistan - go to SimplyHired.com and at the bottom of the home page, see links for India and perhaps Pakistan.

      Much success to you and your friends and best wishes to you all.

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      Adobea Dorothy 5 years ago

      hello patty i am a Ghanaian yet to come to america i have no idea where to start my job search can you help please. i plan staying in Atlanta Georgia. i have diplma in accounting but am ready to do any job that i would be offered. thanks soo much in advance

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      Patty Inglish 5 years ago from North America

      When you arrive, go first to the Atlanta jobs office. It is likely in the phone directory under County Listings and would involve jobs and family services. Good lick!

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      Patty Inglish 5 years ago from North America

      Found the WIA jobs office contact:

      Atlanta Workforce Center, Phone 404-658-9675

      Address: 818 Pollard Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

      Call before you go over there and find exactly what to do. Good luck!

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      Tammy Moreno 4 years ago

      Orlando FL , not true at all , the people are without a job. There is no permanent jobs and the government does not help allowing the corporation to hire for temporary jobs and there is no benefit or nothing. the health benefit are very expensive to tell you one day at emergency room is $10,000 dollars. Florida is down in jobs right now.

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      Patty Inglish 4 years ago from North America

      Hi Tammy - What you say seems inaccurate -- I have found just now 26,759 open jobs within a 25-mile radius of Orlando, Florida. These jobs are largely in licensed Healthcare positions, IT jobs like Software Engineers, jobs for Salespeople, and jobs for Sales Representatives. Most require at least college degrees. From your post, I suggest that you ask for Education & Training and Job Placement help at the closest workforce office to you at

      JobVantage South Orange County; 1563 Florida Mall Ave; Orlando, Florida 32809; Phone: 407-531-1232

      or

      JobVantage East Orange County; 4360 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32803; Phone: 407-531-1227

      or

      ZuCan; 609 N Powers Dr, Suite 340, Orlando 32818; Phone: 407-531-1223

      Best of success to you!

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      Patty Inglish 4 years ago from North America

      Today, we have 40,700+ jobs open and advertised within a 25-mile radius of Raleigh. Within the city there are 35, 286 jobs and most require at least an associate's degree in IT. Non-degreed jobs include higher-paid Technicians, and sales and grocery positions.

      The Research Triangle that includes Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill is a hot spot for job development.

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