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How to job search in book publishing

HOW TO JOB SEARCH IN BOOK PUBLISHING “An incredibly helpful day, full of useful information” Would you like to know EVERYTHING there is about job searching in book publishing? Whether you are established in your publishing career or just starting out, this day is aimed at you. Covering everything to do with job searching in […]

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Fully-Funded PhD Studentship

FULLY-FUNDED PhD STUDENTSHIP: Books and Borrowers, 1747-1857: Innerpeffray Library and the History of Scottish Reading The School of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling, is pleased to invite applications for this three-year, fully-funded PhD Studentship (fees and subsistence at current AHRC UK/EU rates). Funded by the Scottish Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (, […]

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We care about your career.

UPDATED We’re not really changing our name, but you would be surprised as to how many people do refer to us bookcarers.  We guess that demonstrates the importance of proofreading. April Fool! —– A number of people keep getting our name wrong, and refer to us as bookcarers instead of bookcareers. (We think this might […]

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We are no longer supporting ANY kind of unpaid work experience

As you know, for a long time has said a two week unpaid placement is bordering on acceptable. You might have noticed that, since the beginning of the year, even these have been removed from the website.  This is because we no longer endorse any unpaid work, unpaid work experience placements or unpaid internships.  This includes opportunities […]

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Hiive – The New Professional Network for Creative People

  Creative Skillset, the Skills Sector Council for the Creative Industries, is finally launching its new professional network Hiive. Monday, 9th March sees the launch of – a unique networking, collaboration and job-finding tool for UK creatives.   Hiive offers the pick of creative job opportunities from leading employers across the UK. Attracting 6,000 members to […]

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