Even in this connected age, you have to be in the right place to take advantage of opportunities. But right now, there’s so many right places to be all over the world, you may want to take your Silicon Valley smarts elsewhere. New graduates have their sights set on major tech hubs like the San Francisco Bay Area or the Pacific Northwest but not many are aware of opportunities brewing in places like Texas, or the Netherlands, or Chile.
Of course huge companies like Uber, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft will always be hiring. But those jobs are incredibly competitive and you may not have a chance to distinguish yourself in a company at that scale. There are so many sectors growing right now and you might make a bigger impression in an emerging market. Consider this list of the 12 Best Cities in the World to Start Your Career and plan your next adventure!