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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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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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