Was your New Year’s Resolution for 2018 to find a job? You are not alone! It’s never too late to get started and we’ve got a round-up of some of the top cities with employers ready to hire, as well as the top industries in these locations according to a recent CNBC report.
1. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Top Industries: nursing, e-commerce, nutrition, construction, and travel
Why the Market is Great: Minneapolis makes the list due to its large job market and low competition rate, according to CNBC and ZipRecruiter
2. Wasau, Wisconsin
Top Industries: sales, transportation and storage, technology, accounting, and healthcare
Why the Market is Great: CNBC reports that lower than average cost of living and shorter commute times, in addition to the job growth potential of several industries making Wasau a great option.
3. Des Moines, Iowa
Top Industries: construction, information technologies, healthcare, real estate, and human resources
Why the Market is Great: CNBC reports that this city makes the list of top cities to find a job each year because of promising job growth in a diverse set of industries
4. Lewiston, Idaho
Top Industries: business, nursing, storage and transportation, truck driving, and healthcare
Why the Market is Great: Lewiston is reported by CNBC and ZipRecruiter as employing 1.7 million people in the state due in part to their growing demand for jobs in the nursing, healthcare, and truck driving professions
5. Lincoln, Nebraska
Top Industries: construction, real estate, information technologies, desktop support, and insurance
Why the Market is Great: CNBC and ZipRecruiter reports that Lincoln, Nebraska is known for having a market geared toward younger employees, and also for being a place of strong entrepreneurial community.
6. Ames, Iowa
Top Industries: software, transportation and storage, business, truck driving, healthcare
Why the Market is Great: CNBC and ZipRecruiter reports that successful startup companies are founded in Ames because of the proximity to Iowa State University, allowing them to capitalize on graduating talent
7. Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Industries: real estate, attorney, construction, facilities maintenance, education
Why the Market is Great: Not only is Hawaii a beautiful and desirable location, but it also has significant job growth in well paying industries such as real estate, construction, and law according to CNBC and ZipRecruiter
8. Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Top Industries: truck driving, transportation and storage, healthcare, nursing, business
Why the Market is Great: CNBC and ZipRecruiter reports low cost of living and a stress-free work commute as two compelling factors in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
9. Columbia, Missouri
Top Industries: sales, business, desktop support, government, technology
Why the Market is Great: CNBC and ZipRecruiter reports Columbia, Missouri as being one of the few cities on the list with a significant rise in technology opportunities as well as having steady job growth in recent years
10. Fargo, North Dakota
Top Industries: physical therapy, construction, human resources, finance and insurance, healthcare
Why the Market is Great: According to CNBC and ZipRecruiter, Fargo, North Dakota has an attractively low unemployment rate of 1.6 percent and offers several well-paying job opportunities that don't require a four-year degree.