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New Year, Same You – Managing Stress

  Episode 52 of bookcareers.com Live Everyone is back to work this week, along with resolutions, aims and ambitions. However, there is an extraordinary amount of pressure to change. If you’re overwhelmed with ‘New Year, New You’, and finding it all a bit too stressful, then this episode of bookcareers Live may help. We discuss […]

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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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The Best Bits about Working in Book Publishing

Episode 50 of bookcareers.com Live Yes, it is episode 50 of our bookcareers Live Podcast. We launched our podcast back in January 2019 and every Monday morning have brought you a new episode focussing on publishing careers, jobseeking or doing your current job better. This week’s episode is a celebration of the best bits of […]

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The Politics of Inclusivity

Episode 49 of bookcareers.com Live It has been a very challenging time for a lot of people with the UK General Election. Political views have come to the forefront, and it may be tough to discover that the people you work with have opposing views to you. It is always said you should never discuss […]

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What we can learn from the Society of Young Publishers (SYP)

Episode 48 of bookcareers.com Live The Society of Young Publishers (SYP) celebrated its 70th anniversary this year.  Founded in 1949, in post-war Britain, the SYP has helped many publishers start their careers and provided them with knowledge and education. Yet we can also learn from the SYP too. In this episode of bookcareers.com Live we […]

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Returning to Work

Episode 47 of bookcareers.com Live Whether it is parental leave, a sabbatical or sick leave, returning to your current job after any time off work can be far more stressful than starting a new one. It seems like it should be an easy thing, stepping back in where you left off, but in reality so […]

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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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The End of the Year Show – Planning Ahead

Episode 44 of bookcareers.com Live There are just over 50 days left of 2019. What tasks or projects have been on your to-do-list for the whole year? How many of the projects you set out to accomplish in 2019 are still unfinished?  The aim of ‘The End of the Year Show’, is to give you […]

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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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Publishing Skills and Training Trends

Episode 42 of bookcareers.com Live What trends are happening in training? What skills will you need to be trained in for the future? In this episode of bookcareers.com Live we talk to Petra Green, Head of the Publishing Training Centre, about developments in training and how the delivery of training is changing. This episode follows […]

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