Looking for a job? Go west (and south) young man

According to a ManpowerGroup survey, Greenville, SC and Knoxville, TN are the two best places to find a job this spring.  Forbes has the details,

The survey reveals that the metropolitan areas with the most optimistic forecast of all for hiring this spring are Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, S.C., and Knoxville, Tenn. Both regions enjoy a 24% net employment outlook, the percentage of employers that expect to add employees (26% and 25%, respectively) minus the percentage that expect to reduce their workforce (a mere 2% and 1%, respectively). Another 67% in Greenville-Mauldin-Easley said they anticipate no change, and 5% didn’t know. In Knoxville, 73% expect to maintain staff levels, while 1% of employers are uncertain about their hiring plans.

But don’t go too far south. Manpower ranked Jacksonville, FL as the worst city for job seekers.

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