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Returning to Work

Episode 47 of bookcareers.com Live Whether it is parental leave, a sabbatical or sick leave, returning to your current job after any time off work can be far more stressful than starting a new one. It seems like it should be an easy thing, stepping back in where you left off, but in reality so […]

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#Workinpublishing Week

The Publishers Association is hosting a #workinpublishing week commencing on Monday, 18th November 2019, to give greater insight into all the career opportunities that are available within the whole industry.  This also co-incides with in with Discover! Creative Careers Week, highlighting career opportunities in the wider creative industries. The week-long initiative will feature a fantastic […]

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Work In Publishing – Podcast

Episode 45 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers.com Live marks the start of #workinpublishing week 2019. If you’re looking for a career in book publishing this might give you a few points on how to get started and where to go next.  It also covers the age-old question – how do you get experience […]

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Career Journeys for Young People

Episode 41 of bookcareers.com Live It is an exciting time as bookcareers publishing launches this week, with our first book Career Journeys for Young People. But even though we’re experienced publishers we still faced many unexpected challenges along the way. One of which we hope no other publisher ever has to face. In this episode of […]

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Giving and Receiving Feedback

Episode 37 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on giving and receiving feedback. In any work situation you are likely to give or receive feedback. How can you sensitively ask for feedback? Then, you might not welcome or like the feedback given, but how can you respond to feedback that might be negative? If it […]

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Summertime Blues – Coping with Boredom

Episode 33 of bookcareers.com Live It’s the August Bank Holiday week and the next Bank Holiday isn’t until Christmas Day. How will you cope if you’re bored in your job? This episode of bookcareers Live looks at the Summertime Blues and boredom within a job. If you’re at Entry Level, does every task feel boring […]

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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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