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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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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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Skills Shortages in Publishing

Episode 34 of bookcareers.com Live Going through a number of old papers, we came across an old article attacking the skills shortages in publishing. It’s been reproduced in this episode. Please take a listen and let us know  how relevant it is today. Does it describe your current workplace? Are the issues covered the ones […]

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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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Masters in Publishing – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 25 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on Masters Courses in Publishing. It is designed to help those who are looking to answer the question ‘Should I study for a Masters in Publishing?’. This is one of the most frequently asked questions in our Careers Clinic, and it comes […]

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How to Manage Your Boss – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 22 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on How to Manage Your Boss. When we asked for topics to cover in our bookcareers podcasts, this one kept coming up time and again. How do you manage your boss when they have been made a manager and they really shouldn’t […]

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Sponsored Places for HTJS on 15th June 2019

  We have been very fortunate that our friends at The Book Trade Charity (BTBS) have agreed to sponsor 6 FREE places on our How to Job Search in Book Publishing Course. This is being run on Saturday, 15th June 2019 at Birkbeck, University of London.  Places usually cost £80 The FREE places will be […]

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How to Network in Publishing – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 20 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on Networking. In publishing there are no end of networking opportunities. How do you network? Are you someone who cowers in fear every time someone mentions networking, or maybe you are the confident networker who works the room?  Whichever end of the […]

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Public Speaking to Boost Your Career – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 19 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on public speaking to boost your career. Have you been asked to give a talk in public?  Maybe you’ve already had to make a brief presentation to colleagues, and now the challenge is to deliver the same message to external stakeholders. It […]

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