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Video Interview Success

  Episode 63 of bookcareers.com Live With most if not all employers switching to remote working, suddenly all job interviews are being conducted via video link such as Skype, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp. In this episode of bookcareers.com Live we discuss 8 tips for video interview success. What do you need to check before you […]

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Making Remote Working Work

Episode 62 of bookcareers.com Live Publishers are finally having to embrace remote working in every department. In this week’s episode of bookcareers Live we talk to Graham Douglas (@publishergeek), who has worked across editorial, production and programming. Graham has worked remotely for publishers in many roles and talks with us about how to make remote […]

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An Employer’s Duty of Care and Coronavirus COVID-19

Episode 61 of bookcareers.com Live Well it has been an interesting week. We were all set to head for Olympia and the biggest event in the bookcareers calendar. Instead we’re still reeling from the Book Fair being cancelled due to Coronavirus COVID-19. Before the LBF was cancelled, a number of publishers had already withdrawn from […]

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National Careers Week 2020 #NCW2020

Episode 60 of bookcareers.com Live Happy National Careers Week! Today is the start of National Careers Week, a celebration of careers advice and guidance in schools, colleges and universities. In this episode of bookcareers.com Live we deviate slightly from publishing and talk about some of the resources you can use to find general careers advice […]

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Ageism in Publishing, Mid-Life Career Planning

Episode 59 of bookcareers.com Live Where does ageism feature in inclusivity planning? If you’re over 40 or heading that way, is there a future in publishing for you? Or are publishers only willing to recruit the next bright young person? In this episode of bookcareers.com Live we discuss ageism in publishing and also give tips […]

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Staying Organised : The Tools for the Job

Episode 58 of bookcareers.com Live When giving advice and guidance about productivity and time management, we often get asked  ‘How do you stay organised? What tools do you use?’. In this episode of bookcareers.com Live Suzanne Collier talks through the main productivity tools she uses and a few of the ones she has tried before. […]

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London Book Fair 2020 – Making the most of it

Episode 57 of bookcareers.com Live This episode of bookcareers Live focuses on the upcoming London Book Fair  which takes place on 10-12th March 2020.  Vanita Patel and Suzanne Collier discuss how to make the most of the London Book Fair if you’re looking for a job. The episode also covers making the most of the […]

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Publishing Jobseekers Q&A

Episode 56 of bookcareers.com Live We get asked questions by job seekers all the time, and this episode of bookcareers Live focuses on a handful of answers.  Should you take an internship with a publisher you don’t want to work for long term? Do you look for a job whilst you’re on an internship? Do […]

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