The Wall Street Journal: American “Blue Collars” Become “New Collars” According To Oliver Wyman Forum Research
April 12, 2022
This is according to Oliver Wyman Forum research surveying 80,000 workers world-wide between August 2020 and March 2022, which highlights that more than a tenth of Americans in low-paying roles in warehouses, manufacturing, hospitality and other hourly positions made such a switch during the past two years. Many of the new jobs are in software and information technology, as well as tech-related roles in logistics, finance and healthcare.
"I don't think we've seen a talent transition of this magnitude, really, since the disruption of World War II," commented Ana Kreacic, chief operating officer of Oliver Wyman Forum.
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