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Business Book Awards 2020

Episode 54 of bookcareers.com Live The shortlist for the third annual Business Book Awards  #BBA2020 was announced last week. Just before the shortlist announcement party, we caught up with Lucy McCarraher, the Founder of the Business Book Awards and the Author of A Book of One’s Own and had a chat with her about the awards. In […]

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When to move on from a job

Episode 53 of bookcareers.com Live When is it time to move on from a job? It is a question asked over and over,  and it came up again this week in discussion with a client.  You probably know how it feels to move on when you absolutely loathe your job, and dread going in, but […]

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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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