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Travel agencies and 20 other businesses that are disappearing

Cheapism Logo By Jeff Rindskopf of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 22: The nation's unemployment rate has been at a refreshing low the past couple years — it's officially currently below 4% — but that doesn't mean anyone can get any job they want. Indeed, many once-robust industries are declining into irrelevance from outsourcing, automation, and other complex factors, while numerous other industries show unexpectedly rapid growth. For an idea which career pathways are going the way of the dinosaurs, here are some American industries and jobs in the process of disappearing from under our noses.

Endangered Employment

The nation's unemployment rate has been at a refreshing low the past couple years — it's officially currently below 4% — but that doesn't mean anyone can get any job they want. Indeed, many once-robust industries are declining into irrelevance from outsourcing, automation, and other complex factors, while numerous other industries show unexpectedly rapid growth.

For an idea which career pathways are going the way of the dinosaurs, here are some American industries and jobs in the process of disappearing from under our noses. Click ahead to see them.

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