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:
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