Check out Is The Technical Communication Market Really Shrinking? by Thomas Aldous. Here is an excerpt:
Over the last decade, I have heard the warnings that “the TechComm industry is shrinking” and could slowly fade away. I also heard that no young people are joining our vocation. Also, the presentation does not matter, now that DITA XML is our savior … and more.
Let me speak to “The…
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