Call-Center Jobs That Pay $100K a Year

From Business Week:

By Vivek Wadhwa

In a column a few weeks ago, I wrote about “smallsourcing” and how U.S. workers are competing for jobs that small companies haven’t chosen to outsource. Some of these jobs are in the very areas where the doomsayers said the U.S. had no chance of competing, such as information technology, Web development, and graphic design.

That U.S. workers have been competitive in these fields underscores my belief that the nation’s workforce can be more competitive in other fields than is broadly understood.

Yes, outsourcing will continue and globalization will change the world’s economic landscape. But the U.S. is hardly helpless. With smart processes and the proper incentives, U.S. companies can keep jobs here in America, and do so in a way that is actually better for the company and its employees.

Read the rest:

http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/aug2009/tc20090825_655273.htm

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