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The End of the Year Show – Planning Ahead

Episode 44 of bookcareers.com Live There are just over 50 days left of 2019. What tasks or projects have been on your to-do-list for the whole year? How many of the projects you set out to accomplish in 2019 are still unfinished?  The aim of ‘The End of the Year Show’, is to give you […]

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Coping with a Prolonged Job Search

Episode 43 of bookcareers.com Live Job hunting can be a very long, drawn out task. You apply for every job yet you are still not getting the job you want. Or maybe you aren’t seeing any jobs to apply for.  What do you do then? How can you keep going when you’re on a prolonged […]

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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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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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Honestly, do you think you are underpaid?

Episode 35 of bookcareers.com Live We’ve put out a call for questions for our 2020 Salary Survey. In this episode of bookcareers Live we look at some of the new questions introduced in recent years. One of the recent questions was ‘Honestly, do you think you are underpaid and if so, by how much and […]

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