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Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Those who have had some editing experience (a year or more) and those who have completed any courses on indexing may be able to get an entry level position as an indexer. Skills needed are accuracy, patience, attention to detail, organization, the ability to meet deadlines, mastery of grammar and spelling, computer savvy, and overall knowledge of how indexes are created. An ability to work independently is essential. 

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