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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

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Despite that sluggish hiring pace, some occupations like engineering and health care seem to have dodged the Great Recession’s heavy layoffs. Other metro areas showing strong job demand include Dallas and Houston, thanks in large part to the strong growth in U.S. They’re also investing in high-tech equipment to boost productivity and to further drive down costs to better compete with low-wage overseas manufacturers.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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It paid the same as most entry level jobs, and ended up being a really great experience! Yes, there are some folks who get a “job&# from a job fair; but it is always an entry-level job. It is an entry level job or it is a job with a high turnover rate, long hours with little pay. But anything sponsored by a large metro area’s newspaper and/or hosted at a hotel is basically a cattle call.

in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

What salary range you have in your budget will also tell me, the job seeker, what level of work/expertise you expect.&# Reply Mike January 6, 2011 at 11:02 am Has the OP considered looking the employer up on a site such as Glassdoor.com to see if someone with a similar title as posted their wages? It’s really hard to know if a job is even at the appropriate level from a lot of ads. To complicate it further, I live just outside a major metro area.

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