Why You Should Be Working in Miami
Published: Feb 29, 2016 By Michele Eilersten
A cultural melting pot intertwined with delectable cuisine, white-sand beaches, a thriving art scene, and a booming job market, Miami certainly does not disappoint. Whether you are a millennial, fresh out of college and looking to begin your career in one of the most exhilarating, face-paced cities in the country, or you are a seasoned employee in dire need of a change of scenery, chances are you’ll probably never regret migrating to this tropical paradise.
If you aren’t quite convinced that you belong in Miami just yet, here are a couple of extremely valid reasons why you should quit your current job, hop on a plane, relocate to Miami, find an even better job, and stay here forever.
1. The relaxation factor.
No matter which metro area of Miami you are working in, you are virtually a 15-minute drive from the beach at all times. Next time you have a stressful day at work, follow these four simple steps to counteract those feelings: 1. Get in car. 2. Drive to beach. 3. Arrive at beach. 4. Bask in the glory of your surroundings, taking in the sight and smell of the ocean before you. Repeat again tomorrow.
2. The culture.
Between the varied mixture of people, art, food, and history found throughout the city, there is no shortage of culture in this town. You’ll never feel out of place in Miami because there is no one single type of person residing here; everyone has their own unique background. Oh, and foodies– rejoice! You’ll find a different type of eatery on every single street corner. Not to mention the fact that Miami has some of the best and most talented chefs in the entire world living and working in the city. From rock concerts to salsa dancing classes, there is undoubtedly something for everyone here.
3. The cost of living is significantly less than other big cities.
Depending on which neighborhood of Miami you live in, you can expect to pay anywhere between $700-$2,000 a month in rent. While this might seem a bit pricey at first glance, if you compare the cost of living here to those in other large urban areas such as Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, etc., you’ll find that not only is it cheaper living in Miami, but you get more bang for your buck. Beachfront view, anyone?
4. The job market is expected to continue growing.
Perhaps the most influential factor in deciding to work in Miami is the fact that the job market has steadily increased in recent years, and according to several economists, will continue to do so in the years to come. Companies are hiring employees more now than ever (particularly millennials), and unemployment rates throughout the city have decreased dramatically.
There are a million and one reasons why you should be working in Miami; these are just a few of them. If you’ve been thinking about relocating to the beautiful city of Miami, the time is now. It’s practically guaranteed that once you arrive, you’ll never want to leave. Between the beachfront surroundings, diverse culture, affordability factor, and thriving job market, there truly is no better place to be than in Miami!