You are currently signed in as .
0 Items in Your Cart
Vault Guides are THE source for insider insight on career information and employer reviews. Shop Vault Guides
Industries & Professions /
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the book, periodical, newspaper, and directory publishing industry will lose more than 100,000 jobs through 2022. Publishers in the 21st century will tend toward computer-assisted indexing, making it necessary for indexers to be well versed in the use of computer programs. Computers are not likely to replace human indexers, who have thought-processing abilities, anytime soon. Publishers of reference material, newspapers, and scholarly works will continue to value competent indexers. In addition, as information replaces manufacturing as the world's most valuable industry, some new opportunities for indexers should become available.
Are you a student? You may have free access to Vault's premium content. Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office or Library to find out more.
Complete your Vault Profile and get seen by top employers