Grand Rapids makes list of top 10 markets to find a job


Downtown Grand Rapids.

Employment in Grand Rapids is up — and we're not talking jobs filling sandbags.

Our waterlogged city is on the 10 best cities in the U.S. to find a job, according to Adecco Staffing US and as reported by Forbes.

With 6.6 percent unemployment, the top industries in the Grand Rapids market are health care (surprise, surprise), financial services, skilled labor, education, IT and engineering, according to Forbes.

Want to buff up your skills to score one of these jobs?

Information specialists, manufacturing, administrative and skilled labor skills are all in demand.

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