Jobs Going Away

Offshoring of U.S. jobs accelerating, researchers say

New figures on offshore outsourcing suggest that American companies are sending even more white-collar jobs to low-wage countries such as India, China and Russia than researchers originally estimated.

Roughly 830,000 U.S. service-sector jobs – ranging from telemarketers and accountants to software engineers and chief technology officers – will move abroad by the end of 2005, according to a report released Monday by Forrester Research Inc.