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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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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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Summertime Blues – Coping with Boredom

Episode 33 of bookcareers.com Live It’s the August Bank Holiday week and the next Bank Holiday isn’t until Christmas Day. How will you cope if you’re bored in your job? This episode of bookcareers Live looks at the Summertime Blues and boredom within a job. If you’re at Entry Level, does every task feel boring […]

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Publishing Skills for the Future

Episode 31 of bookcareers.com Live In this episode of bookcareers Live we look at the Publishing Skills of the future with Jon White, Business Development Director of MakeMatic. Jon gave a compelling presentation at the Independent Publishers Guild Conference back in May about Artificial Intelligence and his work with publishers so we thought it would […]

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Happy Birthday bookcareers!

Episode 30 of bookcareers.com Live It is 20 years this month since bookcareers.com first went online and  Suzanne Collier started to give careers advice and guidance professionally to those in book publishing, as well as promoting publishing as a career. In this special episode of bookcareers Live, Elizabeth Burrell and Suzanne Collier are in conversation […]

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A Negative Appraisal – bookcareers.com Live

Episode 29 of bookcareers.com Live Have you ever had an appraisal at work which didn’t go as well as you hoped? Were you marked down on things that you thought you had done well? Did you feel that your manager was trying to settle a few scores? Do you feel your job might now be […]

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