Fargo tops the best job markets for 2018 list

FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) ZipRecruiter has released its top U.S. job markets for 2018 and a local market tops the list.

ZipRecruiter is an online jobs platform that aims to be the fastest way to find employment for job seekers and to help employers to fill vacancy.

The City of Fargo ranks as the number one market for job seekers and employers. Columbia, MO and Oshkosh, WI rounds out the number two and three positions respectively.

According to the website, Fargo stands out because of its low employment, running at a low 1.6%. Also, Fargo’s opportunity index, the rate of “new collar” jobs (i.e. skilled, well-paying jobs that don’t necessarily require a 4-year college degree), diverse set of industries, short commutes, and retail resilience are each better than 80% of other metro areas

The City of Minneapolis ranks as the number 10 top job market for people seeking employment.

The top ten cities include:
1. Fargo, ND
2. Columbia, MO
3. Oshkosh, WI
4. Honolulu, HI
5. Ames, IA
6. Lincoln, NE
7. Lewiston, ID
8. Des Moines, IA
9. Wausau, WI
10. Minneapolis, MN

To read the full report and a detailed listings, click on the link associated with this story.