Tag Archives: Outsourcing

No Gold Watch

There are some cultural references that don’t work anymore – the scene in some sentimental old black-and-white movie – the retirement party. The beaming boss presents the pleasant old fellow, retiring after a lifetime of good work in the company … Continue reading

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Power Shifts

The move to California in 1981 was cool. That was trading a small apartment near a strip mall on the east side of Rochester, New York, for a small walk-up apartment a few steps from the sand here in happening … Continue reading

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The Final Outsourcing

Things are tough out there. Kids graduating from college hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt are finding there are no jobs, because the economy shifted: The deep recession wiped out primarily high-wage and middle-wage jobs. Yet the strongest employment … Continue reading

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Hard Times Made Only Marginally Better

Thursday, July 15 – a day of big events, as BP stops the damned oil leak in the Gulf (for now) and Congress passes the financial reform legislation – the biggest package of changes since banking reform and the creation … Continue reading

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