We were at the meeting organised by BookMachine and sponsored by The Publishers Association on Transferable Skills in the Creative Industries. We could write a whole blog post, but instead we’ve gathered our tweets with Storify [View the story “Transferable skills in creative industries” on Storify]
If the concept of ‘networking’ fills you with horror, here is our survival guide… When you’re next at a publishing event or conference imagine that, if you put your hand on the shoulder of the person next to you, you would have a connection to all the people they know; and likewise they would have […]
We are very pleased to see that BIC (Book Industry Communication) have launched a whole new range of training courses for Production Staff to meet demands from the publishing industry. Ranging in length from half a day to two days, the Production courses cover the following areas: Introduction to Production Ebook Creation Printed books (colour […]
The Society of Indexers have put out a Call for Papers for their 2014 Conference: “Tesserae to tablets: Uncovering the future”, which will take place on 5th to 7th September 2014. Papers are invited for presentation to one-hour plenary (full conference) or parallel (optional attendance) sessions. The theme of the conference is innovations in publishing and […]
Our second post for National Careers week focuses on the skills needed to speak or present in public. Most of us have to do some public speaking at some point in our careers and we’ve identified our top tips to make the experience a success for you and your audience. 1. RELAX. 99% of the […]
Today is the start of National Careers Week and every day this week we will be posting tips and advice on how to be better in your current role or to help you find a new one.
Are publishers born or made? Was the question asked at an insightful symposium at Kingston University where Course Directors, Lecturers, Publishers and Trade Associations (including the Publishers Association – Richard Mollet gave a brilliant presentation) and interested parties discussed the relevance of publishing degrees and education to the publishing industry. This was the first forum […]
The Publishing Training Centre have launched over 10 new courses to help plug the digital skills and training gap. These include Digital Publishing, Developing an E Book Strategy, and Working with Social Media. With so many changes happening in your day to day job, you can’t afford not to receive formal training in the skills you’ll need for tomorrow. The full list of courses.
I love it when people send me things I can use on here – this has come courtesy of Helena Markou, Publishing Innovation Associate at Blackwells – it is how to use the London Book Fair. Of Course you can find me (Suzanne Collier) at the London Book Fair too – I’ll be at the […]