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Digital workers finding DC a fit

  • Onward Search ranked 50 careers in 20 markets for job availability.
  • For Drupal or Wordpress developers have the best rankings in the survey: both came in second.
  • The organization places clients in jobs from nine US offices, and one in the UK.

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For creative types living in or looking to relocate to the DC area, job prospects are very good. That positive sentiment springs from research conducted by Onward Search, a Connecticut-based recruitment and staffing firm. They tallied their placement data for the markets that they serve, and came up with information about how easy it is to find work in 50 job categories. The organization places clients in jobs from nine U.S. offices, and one in the UK. The team recently crunched the numbers to find the top 20 markets for the careers in which they place talent. As can be expected, New York City dominated the rankings for the top market for many types of jobs. But, there’s good news for digital marketing and creative types in DC. Throughout the six categories of placements that the company makes, DC residents - or those who hope to work there - can find a variety of opportunities. More often than not, DC landed in the top 10 for most of the jobs ranked. The cate...