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3 Reasons Why Austin and San Antonio Are Great Places to Start a Career

If you’re in the market for a new job, or even launch a new career or change careers, you probably have found it difficult, if not frustrating in navigating the job market.


Locations for your budding career

One of the first things to look at in boosting your career possibilities is to look where the jobs are at. You likely have been looking at the big cities of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle. How about Texas?
Austin and San Antonio have emerged as two of the fastest growing cities in the country and the booming job market in both cities is one of the largest contributors to their growth.
Here are three reasons why Austin and San Antonio are great places to start a career:


A Growing Big (and Small) Tech Sector

A Growing Big (and Small) Tech Sector

Popular cities like San Jose, San Francisco, Boston and New York are getting inundated with businesses. Competition and rents are skyrocketing in these cities forcing both large, established technology companies and small tech startups alike to relocate. Many choose Austin or San Antonio as their new home.
With cheaper rents and lower operating costs in Texas and the influx of a young, educated workforce there has made the move irresistible for business both large and small.
If you want to jump-start your career in technology, medicine, bio-med, engineering, manufacturing or management, Austin and San Antonio offer lucrative opportunities. These two cities also attract a host of entrepreneurs, so if you’ve been dreaming of being your own boss, this is the place for you.


Booming Financial Sector

Booming Financial Sector

With the influx of technology, energy, biomedical, healthcare and engineering businesses setting up shop in these two cities, it is hard-pressed to find a shortage of jobs. Additionally, the population of these areas has been growing with young college students and professionals who buy cheap real estate and goods and pay taxes.
Additionally, there are many private financial institutions springing up, being sparked by USAA, one of the largest financial organizations that work with past and present military personnel and their families. There is a strong military presence in San Antonio and Austin which has jump started the technology boom.

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Top-Notch Education

Top-Notch Education

Austin and San Antonio are both home to campuses of the University of Texas as well as numerous community colleges and tech schools. Whether you’re looking to start a career or transition into a completely new one, the many highly-ranked colleges in these two Texas cities will give you the knowledge and skills you’ll need to succeed in your professional adventures.

Austin and San Antonio are great places to start a career or transition into another career. For affordable temporary housing or furnished apartments in Austin or San Antonio, be sure to check out Residology.