Outdated Jobs No One Has Anymore

The times they are a-changin‘ — and some means of employment went right out the door with it. While some jobs have evolved over the decades, others have become too obsolete to exists anymore. With help from MSN Money and SFGate, we take a look at 15 outdated jobs no one has anymore.

1. Knocker-upper

Hand knocking on the door
Hand knocking on the door | iStock.com/KatarzynaBialasiewicz

Before alarm clocks were a thing, it was actually someone’s profession to wake everyone up in the morning. The knocker-upper’s job was to go around knocking on factory workers’ doors early in the morning with some sort of heavy stick-like object.

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