Would you relocate in the midst of COVID-19, if you knew there was some sort of incentive guaranteed with moving? There are a number of cities around the US with this kind of program, especially for tech industry professionals. These incentives are key to encouraging former office professionals to work remotely and also move to other cities.
“The program, Tulsa Remote, awards $10,000 grants to digital nomads who land in Tulsa and stay for at least a year.” Additional cities have their own version of this program too. Some include: Savannah, Topeka and others. And surprisingly so, the programs are seeing an uptick in industry professionals taking advantage of these opportunities. Even in the midst of COVID-19, people are interested in relocating.
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