The future, some say, is nothing like the past. Well, we sure hope not! Who needs know-it-all bloggers, greasy auto mechanics, and other folks we've all become all too familiar with? In our view, they're all going away. Find out if your career is one of the six on the rocks, and why.

TV schedulers, A&R guys, Wall Street researchers, cool hunters. As punishment, now it's our turn to ram stuff down your throats. Hope you like Bon Jovi!

Pay someone to write snarky comments? Do you think we're getting paid for this?

Talented amateurs making ads for fun and posting them online seem to be better at your job than you are. Bonus: No more "whither the 30-second spot" whining.

As cars run on software, the grease monkey will need a makeover.

But software engineers can always get a job down at the garage.

American customer service is rescued from oxymoron status as companies realize that being nice to the people with the money is the only way to win.