TLP: Better Than a Dartboard

Saturday, August 14, 2010 , , 1 Comments

Here at Jr Deputy Accountant, we are nothing if not helpful. Even The Lazy Paperboy has those rare moments when he's been known to put altruism over a nap. Go figure.

So if you're looking for work, we'd like to pass along some helpful information about where your chances might be best. With pictures!

The Huffington Post:
If you're hunting for a new gig, and the phrase "willing to relocate" is included somewhere in your resume, keep in mind that some cities are much easier to find a job in than others.

A job applicant in San Jose, for instance, competes with 8 fewer unemployed people for a job advertised online than an applicant in Miami, according to Juju, a leading online job search engine that scours thousands of employer career portals, recruiter websites, and online job boards.

Juju recently calculated the number of unemployed workers in 50 major cities, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), with the number of jobs advertised in each city on Juju's index of millions of jobs. They ranked the top 50 in their "Job Search Difficulty Index" according to this metric.

In terms of sheer numbers, the following cities are, according to Juju's index, some of the best cities to look for a job:

11: Denver, Colorado
10: Austin, Texas
9: Salt Lake City, Utah
8: San Antonio, Texas
7: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
6: Boston, Massachusetts
5: Hartford, Connecticut
4: Baltimore, Maryland
3: New York, New York
2: San Jose, California
1: Washington, D.C.
Of course, JDA readers are helpful sorts, too. Those of you who live in these cities, or have been looking for work, please share your assessment of the survey.

The Lazy Paperboy

Some say he’s half man half fish, others say he’s more of a seventy/thirty split. Either way he’s a fishy bastard.


Zoe said...

For your readers looking for a job I recommend Hope it can be of some help! Stay optimistic my job seekers!!