Thursday, June 4, 2015
"Cool cities" no longer key to attracting grads
Now grads go to cities with the biggest labor markets and best chances of finding a job.
City population size now rules--more so than the startups and household word companies there.
Those with graduate degrees, though, tend to still seek out the niche cities.
So--city planners--it's not the loft space, the outdoor cafes, the hipster clubs, the galleries, the young age skew--it's how many jobs people can choose from.
So let's get those tax incentives going so new companies come in and serve up jobs and not just coffee.