Savannah wants to pay tech workers to move to their city

The city of Savannah wants to boost its technology industry so much so that it is willing to pay people to move there. The Savannah Economic Development Authority announced this week it would pay qualified technology workers $2,000 to those willing to move to Georgia’s oldest city located just a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean. As teleworking becomes part of the new normal due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there could now be a battle to attract a workforce that can work from anywhere.   “This…

The city of Savannah wants to boost its technology industry so much so that it is willing to pay people to move there. The Savannah Economic Development Authority announced this week it would pay qualified technology workers $2,000 to those willing to move to Georgia’s oldest city located just a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean. As teleworking becomes part of the new normal due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there could now be a battle to attract a workforce that can work from anywhere.   “This…

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