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A Negative Appraisal – bookcareers.com Live

Episode 29 of bookcareers.com Live Have you ever had an appraisal at work which didn’t go as well as you hoped? Were you marked down on things that you thought you had done well? Did you feel that your manager was trying to settle a few scores? Do you feel your job might now be […]

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Blogging to get a Job – bookcareers.com Live

Episode 28 of bookcareers.com Live Repeatedly jobseekers are told that they MUST have a blog if they want to work in publishing and the media.  This episode discusses why you don’t need a blog, and if you do have a blog, how it can count against you. It gives some top tips for blogging successfully […]

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Masters in Publishing – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 25 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on Masters Courses in Publishing. It is designed to help those who are looking to answer the question ‘Should I study for a Masters in Publishing?’. This is one of the most frequently asked questions in our Careers Clinic, and it comes […]

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Transferable Skills For Publishing – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 23 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on Transferable Skills for Publishing. We’ve had several discussions recently about the skills needed to work in book publishing. This has mainly  been with people who want to career change into book publishing. However, we do from time to time have conversations […]

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How to Manage Your Boss – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 22 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on How to Manage Your Boss. When we asked for topics to cover in our bookcareers podcasts, this one kept coming up time and again. How do you manage your boss when they have been made a manager and they really shouldn’t […]

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Public Speaking to Boost Your Career – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 19 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on public speaking to boost your career. Have you been asked to give a talk in public?  Maybe you’ve already had to make a brief presentation to colleagues, and now the challenge is to deliver the same message to external stakeholders. It […]

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The Value of LinkedIn When You’re in a Job – bookcareers.com Live

  Series 1 Episode 18 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on using LinkedIn when you are NOT looking for a job. If you’re looking for a job, then LinkedIn is probably one of the first things you might update.  Yet if you’re not looking for a job, LinkedIn can be one […]

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Work Life Balance – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 15 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode of bookcareers Live is about Work Life Balance. So many of us now have demanding always-on jobs; our work lives are encroaching into our personal lives and it is very hard to get switch-off time when you go home. This episode covers some key points to […]

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New Acquisition for bookcareers.com

  Since last year we’ve been conducting research with clients and have discovered that if you work in book publishing, then it is highly likely that your publishing skills have transferred to your pet, in particular your cat or dog. Following on from these discussions, bookcareers.com will be acquiring a small consultancy called ‘Purr-roofreaders Are […]

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