With the lowest unemployment rate in Michigan and nearly half of some professional job openings going unfilled, Ann Arbor is boom city USA.
An excerpt from the Detroit Free Press
"Full employment -- when everybody who wants a job can find one in a reasonable time -- is something you'd expect to see in places such as North Dakota and Texas, not Michigan.
Ann Arbor is getting closer to this economic nirvana. Help-wanted signs have popped up in the windows of some of its crowded restaurants and bars, and the area's online jobs portal for high-skilled workers has nearly 900 job listings yet to be filled. In late June, the Web security firm Barracuda Networks announced plans to create 184 jobs in Ann Arbor for software engineers and other technical workers during the next three years.
With the lowest jobless rate in the state, 6.2% in June, the college town has rebounded from the loss of 2,100 Pfizer jobs and the demise of Borders' corporate headquarters. With a vibrant downtown, a Big Ten university and cultural activities such as this month's art fair, Ann Arbor is leading Michigan's economic recovery...."
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