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Menopause in the Workplace

Episode 40 of bookcareers.com Live Book Publishing is an industry where the majority of employees are female. But whatever your gender and whether you’re an employer or an employee how can you help and support your colleagues who may be going through the menopause? Maybe it is you who is currently menopausal, how can you […]

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Remote Working

Episode 36 of bookcareers.com Live Have you ever thought about whether your job could be completed remotely? Do you really need to be in the same office as all your colleagues every day? Is remote working right for you? In this episode of bookcareers Live we discuss remote working and whether it is right for […]

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Dignity at Work, Workplace Bullying

Series 1 Episode 2 of bookcareers.com Live With the book industry coming together to issue a Commitment to Professional Behaviour, this episode discusses Dignity at Work, some of the statistics from the bookcareers.com Salary Survey as regards stress and bullying at work.  It has helpful hints as to tackling workplace bullying as well as a […]

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Welcome to bookcareers LIVE

We are delighted to announce our new bookcareers podcast and platform bookcareers.com LIVE. You can listen to the first episode about Cliques in Publishing and find out all that is going on with bookcareers.com/live.   You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or using the rss https://bookcareers.com/feed/podcast. Please join the discussion on social media using […]

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What happens to women’s careers (Part 2)

When I wrote last year  for International Women’s Day about ‘What happens to women’s careers when they get pregnant?’ I asked women who felt they’d been discriminated against because of pregnancy to get in touch.  I was perhaps expecting one or two emails. Over the past 12 months I’ve had around 20 emails, messages and […]

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Why remote working is the key to diversity

Many areas of publishing are anxious to innovate and, quite rightly, want to increase the diversity of their workforce. Innovation usually focuses on solutions to improve publishing’s outputs—the revenue-generating products and services which pay the bills. But the tendrils of innovation should also reach out to address the needs of that most crucial of inputs—the […]

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