They don’t have college degrees. They have few job prospects. They feel left behind.
An Oregon medical center’s plan to increase efficiency by outsourcing
doctors drove a group of its hospitalists to fight back by banding together.
Jo-Ann was a child prodigy who went to college at age 14. She graduated and landed a coveted job at Citigroup.
Soon she was flying around the world leading meetings. Then she jumped to a management role at a financial printer. She was middle class, maybe even on her way to the upper middle class … until the tech bubble burst. And September 11th hit.
The U.S. fell into a recession and companies cut back. In 2002, Jo-Ann was forced to train the Indian workers that would replace her.