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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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#Workinpublishing Week

The Publishers Association is hosting a #workinpublishing week commencing on Monday, 18th November 2019, to give greater insight into all the career opportunities that are available within the whole industry.  This also co-incides with in with Discover! Creative Careers Week, highlighting career opportunities in the wider creative industries. The week-long initiative will feature a fantastic […]

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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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Career Journeys for Young People

Episode 41 of bookcareers.com Live It is an exciting time as bookcareers publishing launches this week, with our first book Career Journeys for Young People. But even though we’re experienced publishers we still faced many unexpected challenges along the way. One of which we hope no other publisher ever has to face. In this episode of […]

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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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Overworkers Anonymous

Episode 39 of bookcareers.com Live Are you constantly working long and excessive hours? Is your workload completely unmanageable? Do you find yourself always having to cover for colleagues who are leaving and not yet replaced? Then the chances are you are a chronic overworker, and fall under the umbrella of ‘Overworkers Anonymous’. This week’s episode […]

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Surviving the Launch Party

Episode 38 of bookcareers.com Live It’s September and we’re now well into launch party season. But what if you’ve never been to a publishing launch party before? What is its purpose and what is expected of you? Is everyone allowed to switch off and party, or are you only there to serve glasses of warm […]

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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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