Couple moving boxes Employers are trying to make relocations more palatable to both partners in a relationship. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As companies strive to get more women into leadership roles, they’re learning that attracting top female candidates isn’t just about what they can offer the candidates themselves, but what they can offer their spouses.

Traditionally, it was men whose careers dictated where the family lived and women simply adapted their careers –– if they had them –– in response. Increasingly, partners regard each other’s careers as equally important, meaning that both have to find good jobs before moving to a new place.

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