Tag Archives: Job Growth

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities to Start a Career

The first job after college is so important in launching a career and positioning a person for their lifelong earnings.   As shown in the past, it’s just not the level of pay but also associated living costs, growth potential (in responsibility and remuneration) and quality of life that need consideration.  As usual, I invoke the …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Cities in America to Start a Business 2017

With more than one-out-of-every 10 people in the U.S. labor force today working for themselves, small business is a big deal.  Newly started small business survival is not a guarantee.  The latest analysis of newly started business survival from the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Business Employment Dynamics found the following survival rates (percentages are approximates) …Read more

Another Top-10 List — America’s Best Big Cities in Which to Live

Big cities are becoming bigger in the U.S. at a quicker pace as they hit a 21st Century growth spurt.  Not surprising, given the vast array of opportunities, entertainment, activities, economic growth, economies of scale and infrastructure possible with larger populations.   At the same time, however, larger cities bring with them some negatives including higher …Read more