June 2010: The 10 Best and Worst Cities to Find a Job

June 2010: The 10 Best and Worst Cities to Find a Job

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CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index

With the lone exception of St. Louis (which broke even for the month), all 30 of the major cities measured by the CareerCast.com/JobSerf Index saw improved employment activity in June. America's best city for finding a job, Washington, D.C., managed to gain four points and finish with an Index score of 176. However, while the nation's capital has remained in first place for 12 straight months and continues to improve, second place Boston is quickly catching up. The New England city boasted the best overall performance of any metro area, gaining 15 points, or more than 11% in June. Reaching an Index score of 146, Boston is currently on pace to overtake Washington, D.C., as the city with the most employment activity by September. That said, the home of the Red Sox has threatened to overtake D.C. before, only to lose ground unexpectedly.

Looking to relocate to a market with better employment activity? It might be worthwhile to consider one of the following 10 places, which make up the 10 Best Cities for Finding a New Job:

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