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Where the Job Machine Will Be Cranking

From Business Week. And yes it's from a "government report" so apply your own personal good/bad transform to it.

http://www.businessweek.com/careers/content/jul2002/ca2002079_5039.htm

"asset"
Tuesday, July 09, 2002

This could be reduced to "Barring any major recession, there will be more jobs in the future". And yes tech savvy will be important.

"asset"
Tuesday, July 09, 2002

To be instantly outsourced to Asia, and in the process maximizing shareholder value!!!

Bravo excellent news

Madras Gangster
Tuesday, July 09, 2002

I think that this figure is after an even greater numbers of jobs are sourced in Asia. It's not a zero sum game. Yes, there are more unelmployed programmers in the US now. Asian programmers are not all working either. The point is, by using global resources, more software will be produced, not just shifted to lower cost places.

"asset"
Tuesday, July 09, 2002

Hmmm..in the over 30% (by 2010) category we have:
landscape architects (31%)
biomedical engineers (31%)
correctional officers (32%)
hazardous-materials-removal workers (33%).

don't ever want to work with a "biomass"
don't need a power trip
don't do hazardous materials even with "protection"
I think I'll go practice on my back yard.

"asset"
Tuesday, July 09, 2002

So, 22 Million new jobs by 2010.

Approx. 3 million immigrants per year is 27 million, plus another million or so H1b types (195k/yr * 9) means there will be 28 million new workers competing for the 22 million new jobs. Not such great news after all.

ITGuru
Friday, July 12, 2002

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