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MEDA Remote Worker Group Call @ Thu Jun 4, 2020 11:15am – 12:15pm (MDT)

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Montana Economic Developers Association is seeing the evolution of the work environment as more companies embrace the concept of remote work.   More employees will not be required to commute to a business office but will be able to work from home or in shared workspaces not necessarily in their current city.

Montana is an incredible state and many of these newly liberated workers may consider Montana for their new home.  Many already live here but work for companies not located in Montana.

The MEDA working group is collaborating to develop marketing and information to encourage these workers to consider Montana and build a support network for teleworkers.  While many will first focus on our larger communities, the opportunity to promote our smaller communities has a great potential to have a major impact on these communities.  Even 1 or 2 new residents bringing their high tech salaries will mean a lot to the economy of a rural Montana community.

If you are interested in discussing this issue and contributing your thoughts and ideas,  please contact Gloria O’Rourke of MEDA to register and receive the Zoom meeting access information.

MEDA Gloria O’Rourke <[email protected]>

Ph:  406.563.5259  Cell:  406.490.0462

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MSU researchers conduct research to better understand why young adults choose to move to rural Montana

Sarah Wilson, one of three authors from MSU will join the call and share her work on the article and insights for rural communities.

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Talent Attraction Marketing Services RFP – The Great Falls Development Authority

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Boise or Bozeman bound? Redfin CEO predicts big shift to smaller cities as remote work takes hold

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Poll: One-Third of Americans Thinking of Moving to Less Densely Populated Areas

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Get me out of here! Americans flee crowded cities amid COVID-19, consider permanent moves – Montana is calling

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These companies plan to make working from home the new normal. As in forever

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Mark Zuckerberg on taking his massive Facebook workforce remote – “We’re unlocking remote hiring.”

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More Productive from Home: Governments Learn to Love Remote Work

 

 

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
https://www.medamembers.org/

Organizer

MEDA Montana Economic Developers Association
Phone:
4065635259
Email:
gloria@medamembers.org
Website:
118 E. Seventh St; Suite 3F

Other

Contact Information
Gloria O'Rourke

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