Many Americans are hungering for quality jobs, or any job at all. While technology has assisted in productivity, it has also diminished the need for these eight jobs in a report compiled by CareerCast.com Here is the list of endangered jobs.
CareerCast describes this job as, "Pseudo bar/club/event patrons tasked with manufacturing a festive atmosphere."
With publishing shifting increasingly towards the Internet, "the work a compositor would fulfill falls more to designers and app developers," CareerCast notes.
Thank technology for simplifying the process of converting data into digital files.
Not everyone needs a clairvoyant (especially as the years go by), CareerCast notes.
CareerCast notes that many are likely to buy new shoes than repair old ones. But don't tell that to the cobblers reviewed on Yelp with fans and five-star reviews who believe a quality shoe can last for years with the help of a skilled shoe repairer.
CareerCast describes this job as, "Street advertisers try to drive business with cardboard signs, and occasionally costumes and/or physical displays."
CareerCast notes that cell phones have made land lines and payphones "obsolete."
The web has endangered the role of a travel agent, though the role has simply morphed in some cases. Some sites offer personalized vacation planning via the Internet with the help of faceless customer service representatives.