Experts called “endangered” professions in the world

    An interesting turn of events. For some, this is no longer news, but progress does not stand still and very soon half of the existing professions will be unclaimed in the labor market. And most interestingly, some of these professions began their journey from shaggy years.
    According to experts, the list of endangered professions is as follows:

    • Postmen. The fairly widespread distribution of e-mail was only one of the reasons for the gradual withering away of the postal industry as such. The main factor is the partial or complete automation of the procedure for sorting packages and letters. Simply put, robots today replaced mail employees. Letters are increasingly forwarded via the Internet or through phone calls. Thus, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States of America forecasts a sharp decrease in the number of vacancies in this area by one third by 2018.
    • Secretaries. Rapid pace is the development of technologies that can completely deprive job vacancies of office clerks as well. Modern innovations in the form of the Internet, voice mail and other know-how enable professional employees to carry out all administrative work independently, without the need for secretarial services and back office. Thus, the European Center for Vocational Education makes forecasts for a decrease in staff among office clerks in the European Union by at least one million employees by 2020.
    • Workers In many civilized states, professions that require a minimum set of vocational skills, where workers have secondary education, are also a thing of the past. Thus, after seven to eight years in the UK the number of laborers will decrease by four hundred thousand people.
    • Telemarketing / telephone sales / direct sales employees. Sales representatives who are seriously fed up with many of their own sudden visits to offices and homes will also be able to become just a memory very soon. Moreover, if it is possible to connect the Internet and purchase in stores everything that your heart desires, without leaving your home. The profession, by the way, is ineffective for implementations, because manufacturers are switching to Internet and TV sales.

    But that is not all. The Internet also absorbs television with the press. Below is the dialogue of the French analyst Isabelle Weira-Mason.
    - Is the Internet coming to television and its audience?

    - Remember the story: the media succeed each other, evolve in relation to each other. The emergence of new media does not necessarily mean the disappearance of old ones. Television did not make the radio disappear. All of them obviously can coexist.
    Moreover, it should be noted that television has never before been so influential. The time that people spend in front of television screens continues to grow, not only in the United States, but also in France. The Internet did not affect this in any way. Television is very active, especially with regard to political events, for example, the Arab revolutions ... The beginning was laid not by the Internet, but by the Arab television channel Al-Jazeera. It was he who set the tone in Tunisia, Egypt and other countries and created the ground for reflection on the Arab spring. Television plays a political role.
    People are talking about increasing the number of channels, and this is true. Their number has increased tenfold. This means that the industry feels great and is a sign of high demand. The audience during sporting events and political events is very impressive. Television is the dominant media of our era, and the Internet poses no threat to it.
    - So how did the Internet affect television?

    - The Internet has affected the content of the programs. Thanks to the network, television was able to adapt, primarily in the information sphere. News releases still attract a huge audience, but the difference is that today viewers in advance learn about what is happening from the Internet. These programs have ceased to be a source of world news for them. The Internet has accelerated the development of this trend. As a result, news programs have to adapt to a new audience.
    In addition, the Internet has put an end to censorship. Why hush up something on television, if the Internet is so full of rumors and hidden information? This is something like Wikileaks Syndrome, in which Julian Assange talks about political backstage. So why should television now hide all this? The Internet makes all censorship attempts senseless. However, this does not mean that they do not exist: they simply become completely different. The most amazing thing on the Internet is the disappearance of certain boundaries. This is a super-media, a mixture of three previously existing sources of information that affects established practices and habits. In essence, there are no boundaries, and the public mixes with the private. Television immediately moved onto these new tracks. No moral barriers exist anymore; everything turns into entertainment.
    The Internet has also broken the barriers between “real people” and professionals. Thanks to the network, viewers have become “experts” in politics and entertainment. Some professionals say that their specialty is disappearing, and their roles are gradually disappearing in the "ordinary" people. All people who speak on television have such a label. They all become professionals. Never before have we seen so many experts on television.
    Another important point is how the Internet has affected entertainment programs. Today, television programs can be watched without a TV. You turn on the computer and select any gear. Perhaps this really means the end of a habit, but it concerns only the object, the addressee. In the end, this behavior change did not go beyond this. Television has never been so strong: even those who do not like to sit in front of the TV can watch programs on the Internet, for example, in their bedroom, at any time convenient for themselves.
    What will tomorrow's television be like?” Now the Internet and television are often opposed to each other, but maybe in the end they just merge?

    - It seems to me that the television of the future will consist of more and more specialized channels: each will watch its own channel, while large sports and political events will attract a large audience, for the broadcast of which considerable funds will be spent.
    As for the merger, I would not count on such a prospect. Each is an author in a certain field. There will always be people who are involved in television, and those who are engaged in the Internet.
    Cinema did not disappear after the advent of television, and, therefore, with the Internet, things are exactly the same. At the same time, the rapprochement of the object will certainly complicate the situation in the future. The documentary provides you with serious information, and the humorous news on Canal + is laughable. If tomorrow, it will not be clear to us who is doing what, what is Internet, or television, we will stop trusting anyone, and this will create rich ground for rumors. However, analyzing the media is very difficult. First you need to study people, because it is they who determine the trends. Television and the Internet only reflect our intellectual level and its changes.

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