How Globalization Will Affect My Future Career

1601 WordsSep 6, 20117 Pages
Issue Analyses How Globalization Will Affect My Future Career Problem/Issue Definition With Globalization along with outsourcing, my career in life is going to change big time. More and more jobs are being outsourced to other countries every day. Right now America is a mountain compared to other countries meaning that we are more advanced industrially. As more jobs are being outsourced the more the metaphorical mountain is shrinking in height and growing in width. We can slowly add to our mountain by creating new jobs; though this will take a lot of time and change. The playing field is being flattened for America and in turn for me. Looking for a job in finance I’m going to have to work hard to get a good paying job. At the same…show more content…
This must show that more jobs have been created that were not there before. Also, as I look around I’m a lot better off than people were 150 years ago. If I want something I can pretty much go buy it at any store, and I have a lot more time for play rather than work. My life in general is a lot better off, along with my standard of living. With all this said, it shows that outsourcing is only going to create more jobs that would be available to me, and can raise my standard of living. According to Jill Andresky Fraser, the authors of White Collard Sweatshop, things are not getting better for the working man. For the average working person we have to put in more hours and our paychecks are barely keeping up with inflation. On the other hand, many Chief Executives of large corporations’ income went from 1.8 million in 1990 to 10.6 million in 1998. That is an increase of 490% in less than a decade. “For many of today’s white-collar workers, plagued by overwork, deteriorating benefits, and too much stress, the boss’s salary has become an irritant they just cannot overlook”. “In 1998 Weill earned $168 million at a time when the bank planned to cut 5 percent of its workforce while reducing 401k pension, and other benefits”(188). This shows that there is more money being made while it is not going to the lower level workers, but to the upper level leaders in the companies. In this
Open Document