Exploring the strength of an industry by geographical region


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Exploring the strength of an industry by geographical region

If you find you're limited to a particular geographic region, you'll want to understand the industry strengths in your area. The industry is a strong fit if it either has a large presence in the region or it has potential for future growth. By targeting industries of strength, you provide yourself with mobility and security. There are variety of resources you can use to determine the strengths of the region. The first resource that I'd recommend would be the Chamber of Commerce. They often provide business growth reports, focus committees, and networking opportunities by specific industry.

This resource is best used for large metropolitan areas such as Boston, Sydney, or Dublin, and may not be as useful and smaller world communities. The second recommendation is to use LinkedIn Advanced People Search. You can put in the ZIP Code and the distance you're willing to travel. Based on the search results, you can see the top companies and industries within that radius. A third resource is ...

Exploring the strength of an industry by geographical region
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