You might be wondering why North Dakota, well, based on the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, North Dakota, Nebraska, Vermont, South Dakota, Iowa and Utah have the lowest unemployment rates. Have you ever thought about living in any of the places? Did you know that milk is the official beverage of North Dakota and Nebraska is the birthplace of the Reuben sandwich? I know, you might be saying, that’s all well and good, but what companies are hiring in these states. Simply Hired shows that there are over 23,000 job openings near North Dakota and over 48,000 job openings near Nebraska.
Before you start packing, below are some quick tips to help you to do an effective job search. After you find company’s you are interested in working for, add each site to your favorites list so you can quickly and routinely visit their sites to search and apply for openings. Before you start applying for jobs, ensure that you have a current and professional resume that lists your accomplishments, skills and experience. Also, do some research on each company so when called for an interview you will be knowledgeable about the company and their products and services. You may also want to do some research on the city/state as well as you will probably be asked why you are moving.
In today’s job market, being mobile is very important. Having the ability to work in the next town or even another state is huge, especially if you live where there are limited job opportunities. Think about the top places that you would love to live and start there. Like anything, doing research is extremely important. Start with Google and search for top companies to work for in your area and visit each company’s website to do a job search and apply.
Good Luck with your job search and once you land the job, send us pictures of your new city!