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I want to get on my own two feet. I need a plan of attack.

The Short: I'm a single young adult with a college degree and student loan debt. I live in a sterile small city with limited job prospects. I want to move out and get an entry-level or temporary job in a coastal U.S. city (NYC, LA, SF, Seattle). Please walk me through the logistics and help me devise a plan, as well as offer any advice you have on making it on your own in a new city (essentially, how to be an independent, self-sufficient adult). [more inside]
posted by matticulate on Dec 13, 2012 - 19 answers

Looking to relocate from DC to the Midwest - help!

Advice/leads/jeers for a (US) Federal employee trying to relocate from Washington DC to the Midwest while hopefully staying in the Federal system? [more inside]
posted by jhandey on Jun 12, 2012 - 7 answers

This job search is putting holes in my soul...

You live in City X. You want to move to City Y and are looking for a job there. Do employers care if your resume says you live in City X or City Y? [more inside]
posted by the NATURAL on Apr 23, 2012 - 16 answers

How to find interactive software jobs in Chicago?

How do talented but isolated creative snowflakes jobhunt from the UK? Two indie game folks seek new life in Chicago. [more inside]
posted by menialjoy on Apr 18, 2012 - 2 answers

Should I apply to this position in another team or just let it go and try new company?

Should I apply to this position in another team or just let it go and try new company? Please suggest. [more inside]
posted by daveg02 on Aug 10, 2011 - 8 answers

Should I stay with my company or leave for another job?

I've been living overseas for a decade and have decided to move home to be closer to my family. My multinational company has agreed in principal to transfer me to an office in my home country. I am happy at my current company, but negotiations are proceeding more slowly than I would like. Enter company B, a competitor, which has approached me about a similar position in the city I would like to move to. Should I stay or should I go? [more inside]
posted by kramer1975 on May 2, 2011 - 5 answers

Help me find IT work in Chicago area.

What steps should I take to find an IT job in the Chicago metro area? Can LinkedIn help? And am I insane for even looking in this economy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 26, 2010 - 5 answers

Propitious places to move to & unusual living situations for having 3 or 4 days a week free to work on personal project

I'm working on a project that requires at least 3 or 4 full days attention each week. What are some places in the US or world I could move to, &/or unusual living situations, that would give me a good chance of doing this? [more inside]
posted by cotesdurhone on Nov 19, 2009 - 6 answers

Help this 外国人 figure out how to get to 日本.

Yet another question about moving to Japan. [more inside]
posted by dubitable on Oct 11, 2009 - 18 answers

Cost of living or job pool: help me decide!

In the current economic climate, should I stay where I am in a place with average cost-of-living and a average job possibilities, or move to a place with high cost-of-living but great job possibilities? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 6, 2008 - 11 answers

Should I move to the city I want to get a job in?

Should I stay in my current job while I look for a position in a new town or move and search from there? [more inside]
posted by JennyJupiter on Jun 11, 2008 - 4 answers

Is it really that hard to get a job in Portland, OR?

Is it really that much harder to get a library job in Portland vs the Bay Area? How long do you think it would take for me to get a job after moving up there? [more inside]
posted by lulu103 on Aug 20, 2007 - 6 answers

Job hunting from afar.

I left my heart in San Francisco. Now I want a job there. Problem? I'm in Philly. [more inside]
posted by eschatfische on May 9, 2005 - 17 answers

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