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When to move on from a job

Episode 53 of bookcareers.com Live When is it time to move on from a job? It is a question asked over and over,  and it came up again this week in discussion with a client.  You probably know how it feels to move on when you absolutely loathe your job, and dread going in, but […]

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Ten New Year Resolutions for Jobseekers

Episode 51 of bookcareers.com Live We’re about to start a new year and a new decade.  If you’re looking for a job, take a listen to this, our ten new year’s resolutions for jobseekers. From reading a job advertisement, through to your CV and covering letter, and then interview, here are some important points that […]

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What makes a good freelancer?

Episode 46 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers.com Live is about freelancing and what makes a good freelancer.  Who better to talk about this than Melody Dawes, Managing Director of Just Content. Just Content are a leading publishing service provider for educational and academic publishers, and freelancers are critical to their success.  You’ll hear […]

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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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Coping with a Prolonged Job Search

Episode 43 of bookcareers.com Live Job hunting can be a very long, drawn out task. You apply for every job yet you are still not getting the job you want. Or maybe you aren’t seeing any jobs to apply for.  What do you do then? How can you keep going when you’re on a prolonged […]

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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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Twitter For Your Publishing Job Search

Episode 32 of bookcareers.com Live In this episode of bookcareers Live we discuss the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of using Twitter when you’re looking for a job. Whilst Twitter can’t get you a job, there are lots of jobs advertised on the platform. Whether you like it or not how you behave on social media can […]

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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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CV Basics – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 24 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on CV basics – How to Write a CV for Book Publishing. There is so much advice about CVs already out there but when you’re looking for a publishing job you need to up your game as regards your CV. Extracted from […]

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