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Small-Town Natives Are Moving Back Home – What do you need to know about a community?

For many young people, returning to struggling communities means exchanging prosperity for a more rooted life.

Q&A: How to Attract Young People to a Rural Region

Concern about attracting young people will sound familiar to most rural residents, but especially to “public-lands communities.” These are populated areas – towns and small cities – that lie near large swaths of publicly owned land like national parks, Bureau of Land Management holdings, and national and state forests.

1,596 Jobs from 88 Companies Funded by Madrona Venture Group – Raises $345M for 8th fund, its largest ever, and $161M for 2nd later-stage fund

Since 1995, Madrona Venture Group has helped technology entrepreneurs launch and grow world-class companies. The heart and soul of what we do is act as strategic board members and advisors on everything from helping to…

Remote working: How cities might change if we worked from home more

Employees are coming to realize remote working is not only possible but, in some cases, preferable. A shift to a new way of working might already be under way.

San Francisco rents down 9.2%, lowest prices in 3 years

“As more and more companies move into remote work, many renters don’t want to pay the big-city price tag when they are unable to use the amenities and are looking for more affordable options outside of large, metropolitan areas,” she said. “If everyone is stuck at home, people are prioritizing having more space and comfort over city life.”

Facebook’s embrace of remote work could reshape Bay Area economy

The company will create office hubs in Denver, Dallas and Atlanta, where real estate costs are a fraction of those in the Bay Area.

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

A bunch of the people who leave the company, who are good people who we would want to keep — the reason that they leave is because they want to move somewhere that we don’t support.

Rural Counties That Are Active Online Have Higher Incomes

When the number of “online ventures” goes up, so does the county’s prosperity. 

Analysis: Higher Ed Must Do More to Help Rural College Graduates Return

What if American higher education found ways to support students from rural America who want to return home after graduation?

Washington Career Opportunities – Senior IT Systems Engineer, Manager – Inbound Customer Care, Customer Payment Supervisor, Manager-Quality Assurance and Training, Commercial Sales Trainer and many more – Ziply Fiber

We’re dedicated to bringing fiber to more than one million Northwest homes and businesses, many of which have been underserved for decades. We will accomplish this in your community and throughout the entire region—efficiently and…