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Whatever your career challenge, we can help.
We offer personal and professional guidance on all aspects of your book industry career.
Looking for a Job
NEW bookcareers Job Club
CVs, Covering Letters and Applications
How to Job Search in Book Publishing
Redundancy Support / Outplacement
Building a Career
Building a Freelance Business
Mid-Life and Menopause Career Planning
Succeeding at Work
Business to Business Coaching
Productivity and Time Management
Work-Place Difficulties / Bullying / Stress
What we Do
We work with Individuals and Employers to deliver the very best in Career Guidance and Development
Whether you’re supporting your own career development or are supported by an employer, you are able to access the same quality service. If you’re unemployed and have qualifying experience from the UK Book Industry, your career support may be sponsored by The Book Trade Charity BTBS.
We work with publishers, booksellers and organisations of all sizes, from small start-ups to large corporates. Whether it is a one-off project or ongoing support, from career support to productivity training, we adapt all our services to your needs and internal systems.
Fully Qualified RCDP Advisors
All our Careers Advisors are members of the Career Development Institute, are fully qualified (Level 6 or above) Registered Career Development Professionals (RCDP), work to a strict code of ethics, and are fully insured to assist you in making critical career decisions.
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As a direct response to the current employment situation caused by Covid-19 we will be re-instating the bookcareers Job Club Initiative, in association with The Book Trade Charity (BTBS). Through...
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Your helpful discussion opened my eyes to new possibilities and insights regarding the industry, and your objective advice on my career path and CV continues to be invaluable.
bookcareers supplies the career support for BTBS. We trust them to get our candidates back into work in the shortest possible time, and they always deliver even in the most complex of situations.
David Hicks, CEO
The Book Trade Charity (BTBS)
bookcareers helped me to feel much more at ease in my work. I’ve improved my efficiency, rate of productivity, organisational skills, and interpersonal relationships with their support and coaching.