Help me pick a new city to start a new career in
May 17, 2012 4:48 PM Subscribe
New career has me relocating to either Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Tampa, FL. Help me choose the best fit.
posted by AMWKE1984 to Work & Money (46 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I have made it to the final stage of an interview. I am fresh out of college and the job deals with sales in the manufacturing industry. The company requested that I list my three top cities (from a specific list) that I would prefer to relocate and work in. I currently live in Minneapolis, MN. All three are very appealing to me, and I just can't make up my mind on which one to choose as my favorite option. Based on the info below, please help me choose what city would be best.
-I am a twentysomething, who enjoys going to bars/clubs on weekends, expanding my culinary horizons and meeting new people
-While I don't know the final salary, they have told me that the base will be between 50-70k a year. Does this amount depend on where I move to, because of the difference in cost of living?
-I have been to LA, and San Fran, but never to Tampa. Tampa's main appeal is the climate. The main appeal of LA and San Fran is the culture and the climate, but high rent prices and stressful traffic commutes make me weary.
-The job involves selling advanced equipment to manufacturing facilities with heavy travel. This will be my first sales job. I have a degree in marketing.
-My current car is in year 2 of a 3 year lease.
-I have no friends or family in any of these cities.
Please tell me the pros/and cons of your choice as well.
Thank you for your input!