Graduation is almost here! You’ve spent four years working, studying, and building the perfect resumé. Ready to prove all that effort was worth it? Once you’ve landed that interview, make sure you ace it with our helpful interviewing tips! (Psst! Then we’ll help you ace your apartment search!) Read the rest of this entry »
‘new city’ Tag
With a growing economy, US workers are taking more risks and relocating for new positions across the country. Thirty-six percent of employers plan to increase their hiring of full-time, permanent employees this year, according to CareerBuilder’s 2015 U.S. Job Forecast.
Tech companies and all types of corporations are hiring hundreds of new positions in Austin, Texas; Seattle, Wash.; Lincoln, Neb.; Charlotte, N.C.; Fort Worth, Texas; Columbus, Ohio, Minneapolis, Minn.; Denver, Colo.; and Oklahoma City, Okla., and many other U.S. cities. Let’s say your company – or potentially a new company – asks you to move across the country to take one of these full-time positions. Are you prepared for everything that is involved with relocating for a job across the country? Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re new to Boston, you’ve probably already heard about all the tourist-y spots the city has to offer (think Fenway Park and Cheers). But when you live here, you’re probably looking for something a bit more personal to explore and call your own. Here are some places around Boston that you won’t see on the likes of TripAdvisor. Tourists may not visit them, but as a local, you’ll truly treasure these 5 Boston spots.
Find Tranquility Downtown
One of the most common complaints about the Kendall Square area is that it’s crowded and bustling. Sure, you can find all kinds of awesome food and killer boutiques, but can you find a place to take a breather? Turns out you can! The roof of the Cambridge Center parking garage is actually a beautiful garden with winding walkways, a picnic area, and beautiful plant life. Just look for the entrance with the simple sign ‘Roof Garden,’ and make your way to the top. Read the rest of this entry »
While moving to a new city can be challenging, it can be manageable (and even fun!) with the right tools. You’ll need to find an apartment, move your belongings, and get settled in to your new city, to start. Whether you’re moving with kids, moving for new job, relocating to be close to family, or just trying a change of scene, the move will be a complicated process. Fortunately, there are ways you can make your transition smoother. Check out these moving tips from ApartmentSearch and embark on your move with a little more peace of mind.
Find an Apartment
Before you move to a new city, you want to be sure that you’ll be able to find a quality place to live. Start by searching online to find an apartment that is right for you. It helps to use online resources like ApartmentSearch.com to find an apartment based on the criteria specific to your needs. Being well-informed about your choices will help you narrow down your options, and make it easier to find an apartment.
Streamline the Moving Process
After you find an apartment, you’ll start planning to pack all of your belongings and move. If you’re going to use a moving company, make sure you are careful to choose the right moving company. You don’t want to end up with broken or missing belongings when you reach your destination! Book your move well in advance, since that often means you can get the time slot and the price that’s most convenient.
If you have friends in your new city, ask for a little help settling in when you first arrive. While it helps to already have connections in your new city, you can still settle in just fine by branching out and making new friends. If you don’t have any friends already stationed in your new home, reach out online to locate activities, groups or volunteering opportunities you can take advantage of to meet new people with similar interests.
Once you get to your new city, be sure to explore it! Take a chance on a new restaurant, find out where the parks and public libraries are, locate the nearest hiking trails… whatever you’re interested in, take the time to find it!
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