- Remote workers in so-called Zoom towns such as Bozeman, Bloomington, Moab and Missoula are facing tough choices after losing their jobs due to the recent wave of layoffs.
- Many remote workers who relocated to 'consumer cities' for lifestyle reasons are now facing economic challenges as their jobs dry up.
- Remote layoffs present an opportunity for less capitalized industries that previously couldn't compete with tech giants for top talent.
- Losing their jobs has prompted some remote workers to start their own businesses.
- Remote workers tend to be highly skilled, which gives them the ability to adapt in rough economic times.
Bloomberg — Business — Remote Work — Wealth — Economy — Entrepreneurship
‘Zoom Towns’ Exploded in the Work-From-Home Era. Now New Residents Are Facing Layoffs
Remote workers in Zoom towns across the US are facing hard choices after layoffs. Losing their jobs has prompted some to start their own businesses in rural areas.