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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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Successful Freelancing – bookcareers.com LIVE

Series 1 Episode 9 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on Successful Freelancing. Are you a freelance or thinking of going freelance?  What are the two reasons that most people quit freelancing? Many people consider freelancing from time to time.  No matter what stage you’re at in your freelancing career, this episode contains 10 points […]

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Book Publishing CPD – Develop your Skills – bookcareers.com/Live

Series 1 Episode 8 of bookcareers.com Live Working in book publishing, have you ever focussed on your CPD?  What continual professional development or training do you undertake? This week is National Careers Week and we thought it would be a good opportunity to discuss how you are updating your skills within your publishing job and […]

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Coach yourself via the London Book Fair – bookcareers.com LIVE

Series 1 Episode 7 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on the London Book Fair.  Are you in a job and feel you’re stale or that your industry awareness is lacking? Do you feel out of touch with industry developments or what your competitors might be up to? Are you new to the industry and […]

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The Salary Question – bookcareers.com Live

  Series 1 Episode 6 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on the salary question.  How important is salary to quality of life? Does the industry needs to look at salaries overall? Should employers include salary figures or salary bands in job advertisements, as per the #bookjobtransparency campaign? It looks at which interview question is […]

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Can you ruin someone’s publishing career?

  Series 1 Episode 5 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on whether someone can ruin your career or if being fired makes a difference.  We’ve met many people over the years who have had a blip in their career and some of these blips may have been orchestrated by others.  Some have even received […]

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The Ethics of Publishing, Crossing Boundaries

  Series 1 Episode 4 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on the ethics of publishing.  It explores the difficulties of working for a publisher and publishing a book that crosses your personal boundaries.  It features a genuine case study where ethical boundaries were crossed, and explains how the ethics were raised in-house, as well […]

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