People in almost every profession may feel like jobs are scarce right now. For many industries, this is a temporary situation. But jobs in some fields are expected to continue disappearing even after the economy picks up. Is your industry on the decline? The federal government projects that a number of industries will lose jobs from 2008 to 2018. 1. Department stores: Projected to lose 10.2 percent of the 1.56 million jobs they had in 2008. 2. Semiconductor manufacturing: Projected to lose 33.7 percent of the 432,000 jobs it had in 2008. 3. Motor vehicle parts manufacturing: Projected to lose 18.6 percent of its 544,000 jobs. 4. Postal service: Projected to lose 13 percent of the 748,000 jobs it had in 2008. 5. Printing and related jobs: Projected to lose 16 percent of its 594,000 jobs. 6. Cut-and-sew apparel manufacturing: Projected to lose 57 percent of its 155,000 jobs. 7. Newspaper publishers: Projected to lose 24.8 percent of its 326,000 jobs. 8. Mining support jobs: Projected to lose 23.2 percent of its 328,000 jobs. 9. Gas stations: Projected to lose 8.9 percent of its 843,000 jobs. 10. Wired telecom: Projected to lose 11 percent of its 666,000 jobs. Source: http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/career-articles-10_job_sectors_in_decline-1090 Another result of recession? Is anyone of you affected by this?