10 Jobs Not Long for This World

Failing industries, new technology and outsourcing are killing these careers
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2007 9:54 AM CDT
10 Jobs Not Long for This World
Want to be a farmer when you grow up? Nuh uh, says Forbes. Farm and ranching jobs are supposed to have the largest numerical decrease of any occupation by 2014.   (KRT Photos)

Getting a job is hard enough—you don't want one that won't be around in five or 10 years. Forbes pulls out its crystal ball to see which jobs are not long for this world:

  1. News analysts, reporters, and correspondents
  2. Economists
  3. Radio announcers
  4. Travel agents

  1. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers
  2. Farmers and ranchers
  3. Federal employees
  4. Computer programmers
  5. Insurance agents
  6. Fishers and fishing-vessel operators
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