These are the best states


Should you’re on the lookout for work this yr—and perhaps to relocate—CareerBuilder has analyzed the data to determine the best states during which to seek out employment primarily based on the ratio of job openings to unemployed individuals.

North and South Dakota prime the checklist with simply over 9 jobs accessible per each 100 unemployed individual. That implies that for those who’re out of labor in both state, there are practically 10 openings so that you can select from. In fact, the precise job openings fluctuate by business inside every state. In North Dakota, as an example, you’ll have extra luck in healthcare. Licensed nursing assistants are particularly in demand.

The highest 10 states are:


  1. North Dakota
  2. South Dakota
  3. Georgia
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Minnesota
  6. Alaska
  7. Nebraska
  8. North Carolina
  9. Kansas
  10. Tennessee

And for those who’re interested in the states you shouldn’t even hassle with, these are the worst. Based on the knowledge, they’ve the fewest variety of open positions versus the variety of unemployed individuals. (California, we’re taking a look at you.)

  1. California
  2. Nevada
  3. Louisiana
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York

CareerBuilder’s knowledge means that California will not be the worst for lengthy as the state is posting extra jobs shortly. However by way of the sheer quantity of openings posted, Texas has the most jobs, with over 110,000 jobs posted simply final month.