Best and Worst Cities for Job Search

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New statistics out in September from say Miami, FL is the most competitive US city to find work, but in a lot of major metropolitan areas the outlook is much brighter. is further increasing the chances of finding work fast by launching “How To Write A Perfect Resume,”, a new webcast series with good resume tips, professional CV writing tools, and advice on maximizing the job search.

How hard is it to find a job in the local area? Job search aggregator last month compared the number of job postings to the number of unemployed people for the 50 most populous metropolitan areas in the US. If staying put, know the level of competition in the region. If considering relocation, here are some of the best cities to target.’s statistics for September 2011 say the top five cities offering a 1:1 ratio of postings vs. unemployed are Washington, DC; San Jose, CA; Baltimore, MD; Oklahoma City, OK; and Cleveland, OH. The most competitive places to seek work are Miami, FL, with a 1:4 ratio, and Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; Las Vegas, NV; and Detroit, MI, all offering a 1:3 ratio.

Whether in a city with heavy competition, or an area with a 1:1 ratio, there’s a need to have every possible tool in the arsenal to win in job search., a national leading provider of professional resume writing services, is launching “How To Write A Perfect Resume,”, a live, free webinar for candidates earning $100K+.

Jewel Bracy DeMaio, MRW, ACRW, CPRW, CEIP, explains, “Clients come to us with the same universal concerns: the competition is stiff, the job search is taking too long, and they want to make sure they’re giving employers what they want to see on the resume.”

“How To Write A Perfect Resume,” positions $100K+ executives to seize the good opportunities quickly. “The webinar gives $100K+ jobseekers expert help with writing a resume,” she says, “Our clients have gotten job offers in days or weeks, so their job searches certainly do not drag on for months.”

The unique value offers is the CV company’s specialty in the executive market, focusing on CEO resumes, CFO resumes, CIO CVs, and VP of Sales resumes. In “How To Write A Perfect Resume,” jobseekers will learn how an executive resume must differ, the three missing links that make or break an executive resume, and how to capture ROI on an executive resume in a matter of days.

About, launched in 1997, has provided executive resume services for more than 3,300 candidates who earn $100K+. Member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers, has had articles published on, The Wall Street Journal’s,, and several books. offers a full portfolio of executive resumes, career marketing documents, resume distribution to executive recruiters, live interview coaching, online brand management, strategic salary negotiation sessions, and more.

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