The US tech giant Meta, the owner of Facebook, is laying off more than 11,000 employees. workers. Twitter, the social network owned by billionaire Elon Musk, is saying goodbye to nearly 4,000 people. people. Against the background of such bad news, Vilnius is once again using the opportunity to be seen and heard – it reminds us that it is open to talented minds from all over the world. “Move to Vilnius”, “Go Vilnius” encourages on its Facebook profile.
“Our startups and scallops and unicorns can hire right away AND can get money for moving – 3000 euros to be exact – this is no joke,” Go Vilnius announced.
For those for whom money is not a priority, other advantages of the Lithuanian capital are mentioned: the greenest capital in Europe; 85 percent the workforce speaks English; #1 Fintech in Europe; TOP 10 for work-life balance; 98 percent residents are happy to live in Vilnius; best urban strategy in Europe according to fDi Intelligence.
“We can continue, but the most important thing would be a hell of a story,” the “Go Vilnius” team notes conspiratorially, accompanying the statement with an eye-popping emoticon.
Links to more detailed information in the comments tell us that Vilnius is fearless and innovative because of the people who work and live in the city: “The professionals who lead the biggest TECH sectors in the city are the best example of this. Their achievements are amazing and they help spread the word about Vilnius all over the world.”
The city is committed to helping newcomers seamlessly and easily adapt their skills to a new and exciting environment.