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    Default Certain job types fading out?

    Secretaries, typists on the wane
    5:00AM Monday February 19, 2007
    By Anne Gibson

    Thousands of people are flocking to construction and work sites as general labouring becomes the fastest-growing category of work this decade.

    Workers are abandoning factories and office secretarial pools, as some job categories head for extinction.

    Bernard Salt, a partner and director at KPMG in Melbourne, has studied New Zealand's job changes and found thousands more people classify themselves as labourers.

    But those who pump petrol or take shorthand are finding decreasing demand for their skills.

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    I'm beginning to seriously wonder if I should re-train as a plumber. Have had three out to repair a w.c. cistern and none are interested as they are so busy. [smiley=icon_rolleyes.gif]
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