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Twitter For Your Publishing Job Search

Episode 32 of bookcareers.com Live In this episode of bookcareers Live we discuss the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of using Twitter when you’re looking for a job. Whilst Twitter can’t get you a job, there are lots of jobs advertised on the platform. Whether you like it or not how you behave on social media can […]

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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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Blogging to get a Job – bookcareers.com Live

Episode 28 of bookcareers.com Live Repeatedly jobseekers are told that they MUST have a blog if they want to work in publishing and the media.  This episode discusses why you don’t need a blog, and if you do have a blog, how it can count against you. It gives some top tips for blogging successfully […]

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Telephone Interviews – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 27 of bookcareers.com Live If you’re job hunting, the chances are that you’ll have a telephone interview at some point. These are often used by publishers to pre-screen candidates before making a shortlist for interview. How do you prepare for a telephone interview and what should you be ready for? This week’s […]

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Goal Setting – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 26 of bookcareers.com Live Half of 2019 has already gone.  How are you getting on with reaching your goals for this year? Have you conducted your own six-monthly review?  This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on goal setting and how to pick yourself up at any point of the year and focus […]

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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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CV Basics – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 24 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on CV basics – How to Write a CV for Book Publishing. There is so much advice about CVs already out there but when you’re looking for a publishing job you need to up your game as regards your CV. Extracted from […]

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Transferable Skills For Publishing – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 23 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on Transferable Skills for Publishing. We’ve had several discussions recently about the skills needed to work in book publishing. This has mainly  been with people who want to career change into book publishing. However, we do from time to time have conversations […]

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