How do I find a job in a far-off place from where I live?

Say I want to move from Massachusetts to California or Arizona. Where can I find out about positions that need filled in such a far-off state? Should I subscribe to newspapers from those states?

Asked By: GiallaBel - 4/8/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Subscribing to a newspaper may be a good idea - it should give you an idea of what the area is like so you don't move to a place you might end up hating. (Happened to one of my cousins last year, now she's stuck in a state and town she doesn't like much... More
Answered By: Job Search Pro - 4/10/2007
Additional Answers (9)
A job placement service.. NOT THE NEWSPAPER. About 95 % of GOOD jobs are filled by people that are known to another person in the company, or, a job placement service.
Answered By: dvz - 4/8/2007
No, it is not necessary to subscribe to the newspapers from a different state. All you have to do is go to for example and then look for jobs you want to apply for in the state you want to move to... More
Answered By: mx3baby - 4/8/2007
One way is to try the job portals which have databases across various geographies. Or try through contractors.
Answered By: Ssp - 4/8/2007
i think the best way to start is to actually pick a town that you want to live in. Next contact the local jobs search dept of that town for jobs in your field of work.Another idea would be to contact the local and city paper and have them send you a couple of copies so you can see what is availible and what they are... More
Answered By: thomrobart - 4/8/2007
Now-a-days, many cities have their daily newspapers available on-line. This includes their help wanted ads. You may also use websites like,,,, etc.
Answered By: dtccareerservices - 4/14/2007
throug web and making calls. confirm a job then go. or go there find a location set yourself down then go jobsearch like i do now
Answered By: jackou4u - 4/15/2007
The Internet., etc.
Answered By: Edward J - 4/16/2007
Through the net mate.
Answered By: yeohbiz - 4/16/2007
contact firms over the internet forbes can help you find larger companies, or look at ads from local newspapers
Answered By: swnycndy - 4/16/2007
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