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    2017 Best Cities for a Green Career

    State capitals and centers of technology are among the best places in the country for people looking for an environmentally focused, green job. GoodCall® analysts reviewed data from 192 U.S. cities to determine the 2017 Best Cities for a Green Career. Rankings were based on the number of jobs posted online per capita, cost of […]

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    2017 Best Universities for Adjunct Professors

    These top universities offer the best pay in areas that are affordable. Life as an adjunct professor can be a rough one – especially for those who aim to make that their sole profession. A 2014 study from the House Committee on Education and the Workforce highlighted the challenges adjunct professors face, including low wages, […]

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  • An infographic shows a dream bubble with text inside that lists the top 10 Overlooked Dream Cities.

    2017 Overlooked Dream Cities

    Most people think big when they imagine moving to their dream city. These are some alternatives you might like better. New York. Seattle. Los Angeles. Portland. Austin. Denver. Most people have one of those big, hip places in mind when they think of “dream cities.” What is it that makes those cities stand out? They’re […]

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  • A graphic shows a padlock sitting on a laptop computer. The text reads "2017 Best Cities for Cybersecurity Professionals."

    2017 Best Cities for Cybersecurity Professionals

    It’s a good time to be working in cybersecurity. As hackers continue their onslaught, stealing information in sectors ranging from health care to retail sales, businesses will need experts in digital security to fight back. In the first half of 2016, more than 554 million records were breached – a 31% increase over the previous […]

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  • A graphic shows the top 10 places to buy a forever home list with points marked on a map of the U.S.

    2017 Best Places to Buy a Forever Home

    Texas is the place to go if you’re looking to settle in for the long haul. GoodCall® analysts crunched several metrics from 509 cities nationwide to determine the Best Places to Buy a Forever Home. Six of the top 10 are cities in the Lone Star State. California and Colorado also had several cities near […]

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    2017 Safest Cities to Raise a Family

    What are the most important things that families consider when buying a home? School quality and crime rates generally top the list. With that in mind, GoodCall® analysts looked at data in the 80 largest cities in the U.S. (those with more than 250,000 residents) to determine the safest big cities to raise a family. […]

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  • Roanoke, Va., came in at No. 1 on the GoodCall list of Best Cities for New Grads.

    2017 Best Cities for New Grads

    Mid-sized cities dominate the list of top cities for recent graduates New grads might find it harder to land that first job if they aren’t willing to consider moving to a new place. But moving blindly, without considering how well the new city will fit with one’s lifestyle and preferences, could lead to months or […]

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    Unicorn Breeders

    The startup economy is booming and unicorns, private companies with post-money valuations of $1 billion or more, are cropping up across the country. We took a deeper look at the entrepreneurs that built these companies and which colleges and universities shaped them for their success. What do these schools have in common? How do the […]

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    2016 Best Places for Physicians and Surgeons

    Demand for doctors across the country is high – especially for primary care physicians – and many hospitals and practices are paying well to draw top talent to their ranks. According to a survey from physician recruiting firm Merritt Hawkins, more than 60% of final-year medical residents in 2014 said they received more than 50 […]

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    2016’s Best Places for Hispanic Entrepreneurs

    Introduction While the economic recovery has been slower than some would like, business is booming for many Hispanic entrepreneurs. From 2007 to 2012, the number of U.S. businesses grew just 2%. However, during that same period, minority-owned businesses experienced significant growth – 38%, according to the most recent Census Bureau Survey of Business Owners. And Hispanic business […]

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