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In Michigan, ‘Trailing Spouses’ May Not Have to Make Job Sacrifice

At some point or another, most working couples are faced with the dilemma: One spouse gets a great job offer in another city, but the other spouse doesn’t want to leave his or her job for an uncertain professional future in a different job market. But a new program launched by businesses in southwest Michigan is hoping to attract top talent by making an alliance to hire “trailing spouses.” The “Connect Sixty-Four” program will connect the spouse’s expertise and qualifications with job openings within its alliance, an edge the spouse would not have had otherwise. Read the full article.