To combat the problem of being located in one of the most expensive regions in the world, Zapier, a workflow automation startup in Silicon Valley, is offering new employees $10,000 when they accept a job and move away from the Bay Area. All of the company’s employees work remotely. “Since we don’t care where people work from, we thought we’d help with a relocation package to help our new teammates find a place they’d love to live,” says Zapier CEO, Wade Foster. “I know there are quite a few people in the Bay Area who are new parents looking to find a better standard of living,” the CEO told SFGATE. “It’s difficult for a family of four to afford rent, a mortgage, or child care here in the Bay Area. Within days of the de-location package being announced, the company saw siginificant interest in the deal from potential employees. More:
TraitWare creates software that eliminates the threat of compromised login credentials by using a different approach to user authentication and cybersecurity.
The Tech Connection recently spoke with Sierra College Mechatronics Professor Michael Halbern about his upcoming TechTonic talk, and his mission to fuel the local economy. NCTC: What do you do at Sierra College? MH: I’m a teacher at Sierra College, but really, I turn students into tax payers! Community colleges play an important role in…
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The Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has released the following document to help small business owner’s navigate the programs available thanks to the recently passed CARES Act. There are many options a business owner can pursue to sustain their business in these uncertain times. The pdf can be downloaded directly here or perused…