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Boise #3 Best City for Jobs

6/13/2014

The Best And Worst Cities For Jobs This Summer

Forbes ranked Boise #3 best city for jobs this summer. Below is the excerpt on Boise or click here for the full feature

"Employment services firm ManpowerGroup has surveyed more than 18,000 employers in 100 metropolitan areas to find out who’s hiring, who’s firing and who plans to maintain their current staff levels in the third quarter of 2014. Here are the cities where employers are most optimistic about hiring this summer."...

"In third place with a 25% outlook is Boise, Idaho. In recent years, Boise companies like Simplot have moved away from personal inspection and manual work in factories and over to state-of-the-art, automated facilities that require employees with computer and engineering skills. In addition to seeking out professionals with technical training, Boise’s sales, medical, local government, transportation and construction industries are all hiring. In addition, call centers and the customer service industry are large employers in the area. Manpower Area Manager Wendie Gregory explained that with low crime rates, access to mountain trails, and universities nearby, it’s no wonder people call Boise “a hidden treasure." "

No. 3 Boise 

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