TechAmerica Foundation's latest report shows that the U.S. high-tech industry has added nearly 100,000 jobs between January and June of 2012. This represents a 1.7% gain. The report takes in account four sectors within the high-tech industry and it found there was job growth in three of the four sectors.
Interesting video on how two start-up companies here in the United States are creating jobs in our neighborhoods. These companies use innovative ideas they gather from their global social media communities to bring a product concept to life.
Between 2001 and 2009, the United states lost 6 million manufacturing jobs, however, since then, there has been a slow but growing economic recovery proving that American manufacturing is not a thing of the past. Today, U.S.
New and improve robots can replace skilled workers around the world in both manufacturing and distributions jobs. Right now, many corporations and electronic giants in America and worldwide, outsource low-skilled workers to contries where labor costs come out cheap.
The New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies reports that as of 2009, there were over 3,700 smart manufacturing/high technology (SMHT) companies in New Hampshire, employing almost 80,000 people, and paying an average wage of more than $1,200 per week.
Frequent contributor to this segment, Joe Kaulfersch of Pepperl+Fuchs sent me a great cartoon that, for copyright reasons, I can't duplicate on this blog. It shows a guy sitting at his computer with a street person with a squeegee wiping down his monitor face with his hand out.