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Keep your big-city job while loving life in the Green Mountains.
Remote work in Vermont has rapidly increased as more people recognize they can live where they want and still work where they want.
Over 21 million Americans worked remotely full-time in 2019. Millions more are working remotely due to the pandemic, but that trend doesn’t look temporary. Over 36 million Americans are predicted to work remotely by 2025.
Remote workers generally report higher job satisfaction and employers report higher productivity from workers who telecommute. A company’s ability to attract and retain talent is also improved by offering remote work options.
National media outlets are talking about the “new” interest in remote work. But remote working certainly isn’t new, and Vermont’s population of “remotes” is always growing. Investment bankers, TV producers, high-tech company executives, writers,
healthcare providers, and options traders all work globally from their desks in Vermont. Vermont is in the vanguard of remote work, with innovative programs designed to encourage people to relocate here. Hugely popular initiatives like the Remote Worker Grant Program, the New Worker Relocation Grant Program, and Stay to Stay Weekends drew headlines worldwide.
With Covid-19, circumstances have changed and people are also moving to Vermont to keep their families safe and healthy. New relocation initiatives by Vermont’s regions—all accessible through ThinkVermont.com—make it easy to make the leap to working remotely in Vermont.
Are you interested in learning about how you can live, work, and play in Vermont?
We can help you connect with employers, realtors, and community maembers who can give you an idea of how relocating to Vermont might work for you.
For those who prefer to mix their home office experience with connecting with other professionals, Vermont offers a network of coworking spaces. Coworking spaces give remote and self-employed workers access to business amenities like printers, private offices, and meeting rooms.
Several makerspaces throughout the state offer tools, equipment, guidance, and inspiration for scores of Vermont innovators and entrepreneurs. Explore coworking and makerspaces in Vermont.
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