The job network site, Glassdoor, has helped a myriad of aspirants in some way or another get jobs. Be it vacancy postings, 6 degrees of separation or even ranks, this website has so many answers. As of now, Glassdoor has posted a list of the top 50 cities for jobs. In times like these, a list of this nature is helpful indeed.
Job seekers gaze hopefully down this list with a view to understand where to job hunt next. The rankings have been tallied on three major aspects: the first aspect is hiring opportunity, the second is the cost of living in that city and lastly is the basis of job satisfaction. Based on these calculations, the results are truly a sight to see.
Number 1 on this list is Raleigh-Durham in North Carolina. What is surprising is that some cities that one would expect are nowhere on the list. Instead, the city of Louisville, Kentucky is number 8 and Washington, D.C. is number 10. While ranking in at 25 is Nashville, Tennessee and Jacksonville, Florida is number 30.
There are a few promising cities at the end of the list as well. Hartford, Connecticut is at 31 and Detroit, Michigan at number 32. Ranked at number 40 is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and at the final rank of number 50 is Riverside, California.
So here’s to hoping that this definitive ranking with help young professionals all over the country find the jobs they want amongst these cities.
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