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1. Describe the area/region in which you are searching. Is it a large population center?
What types of jobs are available (manufacturing, government, high tech, etc.)? Are there other major cities nearby?
2. How many systems analyst positions did you find available in your area/region? Does this number surprise you?
3. In general, what qualifications are companies looking for in a systems analyst (education, certifications, years of experience, etc.) in your area/region?
4. List the most common job duties for systems analyst positions that you found in your search. Were their any job duties that surprised you?
5. Are most of the systems analyst jobs in your area/region short-term contract positions, contract-to-permanent positions, or permanent positions?
6. Do the benefits and salary for these positions appear to be in the range that you would expect for your area/region?
7. Which software products were most commonly listed under desired skills/knowledge?
8. Based on your answers to the previous questions, would you be interested in a career as a systems analyst? Explain your reasons.

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1. Describe the area/region in which you are searching. Is it a large population center?
What types of jobs are available (manufacturing, government, high tech, etc.)? Are there other major cities nearby?
Yes, the area I am researching is Minneapolis. It is in Minnesota and jobs available are in the iron casting and rolling industries. There are some jobs in machine tools industries. There are some managerial positions available in processed food industries and electronic equipment making facilities.
I also found jobs for sales person in papers products and chemicals. In addition, there are production jobs in glass and printing industry. There are some harbor related jobs available in Duluth.

2. How many systems analyst positions did you find available in your area/region? Does this number surprise you?
I found about 21 systems analyst positions in the area. The number surprises me. I am sure that if I keep on searching, I will find more positions for the post of ...

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