Monday, August 2, 2010

Outsourcing to Wyoming

The town of Ten Sleep, WY (population 300) just got into the outsourcing business. No not tech jobs as might be expected, but rather teaching English. This teaching center provides English lessons, predominantly to classrooms in Asia, 24X7 through high-speed Internet connections. There are nearly a dozen of these centers in small towns across Wyoming employing 700 educators and the goal is to expand to 3000 educators. This is an interesting development on many fronts, not the least of which the creation of new jobs in a market that previously did not exist.

Read the article.

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