Open for OpportunityWhy South Dakota
Join Dakota Roots
Dakota Roots helps out-of-state job seekers find career opportunities and new homes in South Dakota. The service is 100% free and backed by the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation.Learn More
Meet the Job Advisors
Taking your next step is easy with a dedicated career coach in your corner.Learn More
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What Does Dakota Roots Do?
Dakota Roots helps connect people with real South Dakota communities and opportunities. Our Job Advisors use your experience and skills to match you with the lifestyle you're looking for. Our services are 100% free of charge. Don't wait. Find the life you've been waiting for today.
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Why South Dakota?
What we have in natural beauty and opportunities, we lack in taxes. Find out more about what makes South Dakota a great place to grow.
People We've Helped
Helping people find a better quality of life - that's our passion. Read these testaments of people who found what they were looking for with Dakota Roots.
It's more than finding a job - it's about finding the career that fits. And with South Dakota's rising business economy, it's easier than you might think.
South Dakota Lifestyle
Sioux Falls is CNBC Money's 2021 Top City for young professionals.
South Dakota is one of the world's top sunflower producers.
Explore 5 million acres of public hunting land across the state.
U.S. News ranks South Dakota as having the 2nd best quality of life in the nation.
Experience Native American culture.
Dignity: Of Earth & Sky stands 50 feet above I-90 near Chamberlain.
South Dakota is at the geographic center of the U.S.
We're home to hundreds of miles of riding trails.
Explore two national parks and 56 state parks.
The Missouri River is a great place to boat, kayak and paddleboard.
Taste everything from burgers to local favorites like chislic.
South Dakota has one of the nation's lowest cost of living.
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