This post is part of the “Future of Business” series, from the Business Insider web site which examines how cutting-edge technologies are rapidly reshaping our world, from how businesses run to how we live.
The future of work in America is changing dramatically. As companies continue to streamline their operations, low-skill jobs are increasingly going offshore, to robots, or being outsourced in some way. According to a new report by McKinsey, we are moving full-force into a knowledge economy, where high-skilled workers will be valued more than ever before. Tech companies are accelerating this trend.