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Work Life Balance – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 15 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode of bookcareers Live is about Work Life Balance. So many of us now have demanding always-on jobs; our work lives are encroaching into our personal lives and it is very hard to get switch-off time when you go home. This episode covers some key points to […]

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The Vocabulary of Redundancy – bookcareers.com Live

Series 1 Episode 14 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode of bookcareers Live is about the Vocabulary of Redundancy and Surviving Redundancy. If you or your colleagues have ever faced redundancy, have you used the right vocabulary to explain the situation?  It seems so many people, including the press, don’t know how to address redundancy correctly. […]

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Managing Email – bookcareers.com Live

  Series 1 Episode 13 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode of bookcareers Live is about Managing Email. Even though email is the main way of communicating, many people still don’t have the fundamentals of coping with 100s of emails every day.  This episode has a number of tips to help along with a case study from […]

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New Acquisition for bookcareers.com

  Since last year we’ve been conducting research with clients and have discovered that if you work in book publishing, then it is highly likely that your publishing skills have transferred to your pet, in particular your cat or dog. Following on from these discussions, bookcareers.com will be acquiring a small consultancy called ‘Purr-roofreaders Are […]

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Strategies for Productivity – A Time and Motion Study

  Series 1 Episode 12 of bookcareers.com Live This week’s episode is about productivity and conducting a Time and Motion Study. It discusses the benefits of a Time and Motion Study and how to analyse the results. It also helps you identify the time that you are at your most productive. You can download a […]

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Specialist Editorial Skills – Indexing – bookcareers.com/LIVE

Series 1 Episode 11 of bookcareers.com Live This podcast episode focuses on the specialist editorial skill of Indexing.  Thursday, 28th March 2019 is National Indexing Day.  How important is an index to the sales of a book?  What skills do you need to be an Indexer and how much does it pay?  We interview Ruth […]

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Time Management and Coping with Overwhelm – bookcareers.com LIVE

Series 1 Episode 10 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on Time Management and Coping with Overwhelm.  No doubt if you’ve spent most of the week outside of the office at the London Book Fair, work has been building up in the office, plus the work you’ve generated whilst there… panic! Thanks to Alison Jones […]

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Successful Freelancing – bookcareers.com LIVE

Series 1 Episode 9 of bookcareers.com Live This episode focuses on Successful Freelancing. Are you a freelance or thinking of going freelance?  What are the two reasons that most people quit freelancing? Many people consider freelancing from time to time.  No matter what stage you’re at in your freelancing career, this episode contains 10 points […]

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The Best and Worst Publishing Jobs For Women

What are the best and worst publishing jobs for women?  For International Women’s Day 2019 we thought we’d take a look at the results from the last bookcareers.com Salary Survey and see what are the best and worst publishing jobs for women in the pay stakes –  the jobs where women got paid on average […]

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