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Considering an Alaska Move? Get the Latest Updates on COVID-19, Self-Quarantine and More

On April 22, Governor Mike Dunleavy announced his “Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan” to allow some of Alaska’s businesses to resume operations while continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19. As a transportation and logistics company that’s part of the state exemption for “essential services and critical infrastructure,” Royal Alaskan Movers has continuously remained open and operational to serve the people of Alaska. If you’re considering a move to Alaska during this time—or a relocation to the lower 48—we wanted to give you an update on where things stand with household moves. Alaska Moves Continue During COVID-19 Royal Alaskan Movers is very much open for business, […]

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Alaska’s Major Industries & Job Opportunities: By the Numbers

When it comes to preparing for a big move to a new location, we’ve noticed that most people subscribe to one of two philosophies: Philosophy #1: Research all you can ahead of time so you arrive prepared with a solid plan in place. #TeamResearchIt Philosophy #2: Jump in feet first, and figure it all out when you get there. #TeamWingIt At Royal Alaskan Movers, we’re more the “research and prepare” types. (We pretty much have to be!) If you are too—and you’re considering making the Last Frontier your next home—we’d love to help you discover more about Alaska before you make the move. Below, we’ll […]

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Looking North: Job Opportunities In Alaska (INFOGRAPHIC)

Thousands of people relocate to Alaska every year. If you want to move to Alaska, you’ll enjoy some of the most glorious natural places and outdoor activities and witness fascinating sights like the Northern Lights. All that and a great job outlook make Alaska a great place to relocate to. In our graphic below we discuss the top three industries in Alaska along with the best areas to move to find a good job. Please let us know if you have any questions about moving to Alaska–we’re experts in that field! Until then, please enjoy our graphic.

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Looking for Work? Industries that are hiring in Alaska…

Alaska is a booming state with several prosperous industries despite the economic struggle the rest of the United States is experiencing. While some industries are in a decline, many are still growing which means plenty of jobs. The job market may not be as friendly to job seekers as it was in the 90s and early 2000s, but it still has more opportunities than almost any other U.S. state. Working in Alaska can afford you new opportunities, even if it means relocating to Alaska.  There are a plenty of people rushing north to land a job and get back on their feet, all while enjoying […]

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Government Cracking Down on Online, Unlicensed, Internet Brokers

Moving to Alaska?  We have all heard about moving horror stories… “You found a moving company online, you gave a deposit, and come moving day, your so-called “trusted moving company” sent you a bill for twice the amount they originally quoted.”  Well, good news!!  Times are changing.  Federal and state authorities are working diligently to crack down on online scam artists who pose as licensed movers.  These online brokers are notorious for ripping off consumers by substantially increasing prices, providing fake estimates and holding consumers’ belongings hostage. In the past year alone, states including California, New Jersey, and Illinois, have conducted various undercover operations to […]

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