It’s never been more competitive for tech talent. The FAANG (aka Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) and other well-funded companies are offering crazy lucrative packages for top talent. And now cities are fighting for those same people.
Oklahoma just announced Tulsa Remote
, offering remote workers $10K in cash, free coworking space, and discounted housing to move to the city. While $10K isn’t enough for most people to uproot to a new town, we expect more cities outside traditional tech hubs like Silicon Valley to experiment with this model.
This movement is made possible because of the rise of remote working
We’re seeing remote-specific job boards like Remote OK
and We Work Remotely
Tools like NomadList
, Nomad Flights
, and this community
for remote makers make nomad living easier.
And platforms like Unsettled
, Remote Year
, and Selina
are offering a turnkey solution to live and work in exotic places like Bali (or perhaps Hollywood).