Hey millennials, avoid these 10 fading careers


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For many Americans, the age of technology has quashed all hopes of a lifelong career.

Within the next decade, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts such heretofore rock-solid careers as bank tellers, insurance underwriters, telephone operators, jewelers and even reporters (ouch!) are increasingly unlikely to carry us from graduation to retirement.

“Automation, new technologies and software improvements are very common themes in many of the projected declines,” says Frankie Velez, a BLS bureau chief of occupational outlook studies.

Staying current on the latest technology is especially important if you are employed in one of these 10 fading careers and hope to change to a new job.

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