5 Old-School Jobs that Are Back in Vogue

BOSTON (MainStreet) -- When President Barack Obama addresses the nation tonight with a "jobs plan," he is expected to talk about infrastructure and tax incentives.

What he probably won't bring up are milkmen and chimney sweeps.

That, however, is where some of the job growth is. Proving the old adage that everything old is new again, some old-fashioned careers are seeing new and growing demand.

We may never again get to the point where knife sharpeners go door to door and every town square has a cobbler. But there are other trades that, once squeezed from prominence by market forces and changing tastes, are making a comeback.

The following are five old-school jobs seeing renewed demand: