The twin forces of globalization and technology aren't just wiping out manufacturing jobs anymore. "White collar" jobs that once paid a middle-class wage, such as prepping office documents, are also getting outsourced to cheap laborers abroad.
It seems no one is safe, except for the elite who are gobbling up an ever greater share of the world's wealth. If you want to find a steady job in today's brutal economy, you need to seek a position that can't be outsourced. But where to look?
According to a special report on jobs in the Economist , the planet's wealthiest have tons of money but little time to enjoy themselves. That means a job that can't be outsourced could trickle down to you:
To become a butler, you may need to ‘fine-tune’ your skills at an academy for service professionals. As you might expect, the website of the Butler Bureau shows that most of these schools are in the United Kingdom,  and they cost between $6,700 and $15,000.
Once you have completed your training and perfected your faux British accent, a domestic staffing agency can help you find a home, since the global elite don't bother with Craigslist. Cass & Company  is a Boston-based agency that also covers households in Maine.
Will we all end up working as servants on a rich person's plantation? Share your predictions below.