As the cost of living in big cities skyrockets, fewer job seekers can afford to relocate, let alone put down roots.

Your dream job pops up in a cool city. You apply, interview and nab the job, but there’s a catch that cuts your celebration short: even with your new salary, you can’t afford to live there. This problem with increasing cost of living is happening more and more in cities that are known for their talent attraction.

Take Seattle, Washington for example. According to Emsi’s annual Talent Attraction Scorecard, Seattle ranks high… READ MORE

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