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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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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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