That’s right. According to Ken Gronbach, who spoke at the Connecticut Expo for Business on June 5, 2008, Gen Y has the chance to reverse the trend towards outsourcing. Mr. Gronbach, a futurist and demographer, sees the entrepreneurial nature of Gen Y leading a trend towards small business fulfilling needs that are currently being sent overseas. He cites the fact that “…we have the expertise [and] we have our own homegrown labor force for the first time in 20 years…” as support for the changing trend.
WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio‘s Harriet Jones first reported on this story last week in her piece “CT Expo for Business Optimistic, for the Long Term.”
More information about Ken Gronbach can be found at his web site, www.kgcdirect.com.