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Telephone Interviews – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 27 of bookcareers.com Live If you’re job hunting, the chances are that you’ll have a telephone interview at some point. These are often used by publishers to pre-screen candidates before making a shortlist for interview. How do you prepare for a telephone interview and what should you be ready for? This week’s […]

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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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Spring Clean Your Job Search – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 16 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode of bookcareers Live is entitled Spring Clean Your Job Search. It is around this time of year that everyone Spring Cleans, so if you’ve been job searching for a while, or thinking about moving on, isn’t it time you did the same for your job search? […]

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The Vocabulary of Redundancy – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 14 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode of bookcareers Live is about the Vocabulary of Redundancy and Surviving Redundancy. If you or your colleagues have ever faced redundancy, have you used the right vocabulary to explain the situation?  It seems so many people, including the press, don’t know how to address redundancy correctly. […]

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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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Job Seeking in Publishing, Entry Level

Series 1 Episode 3 of bookcareers.com Live This episode features genuine questions from jobseekers, including how to get experience when you’ve got no experience and how to stand out from the crowd.  It has helpful hints for those jobseeking, and case study that will benefit both those at entry level, as well as managers who […]

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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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