Here are our top tips if you are job searching and going to the London Book Fair (LBF). Use these tips wisely during the Fair and then finish off your visit by coming to our bookcareers.com Careers Clinic on the Thursday – essential if you are looking for job. It costs to get in to […]
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What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question we often ask children; I know I was asked numerous times when I was a child. Originally I wanted to be in the Police, then when I chose my options I wanted to be a Social Worker. By the time it came […]
I keep meeting people who have been given poor advice from others. This is the most common piece of advice I hear given to entry level candidates: ‘You must have three months work experience in publishing to get a job; if you can’t get a paid job, then work unpaid’. I’ve also heard this advice […]
BIC’s annual New Trends in Publishing Seminar provides an insight to the latest and hottest innovations and changes in the industry. The event also provides an opportunity to network with colleagues and other BIC members.
Independent publishers are constantly innovating in response to new thinking and new demand. In March 2017, they will be amongst the most active of the 25,000 people who attend the London Book Fair – and it is PMG’s pleasure to welcome them, and their friends and supporters, to Stationers’ Hall for a social and inspiring evening, on the eve of the Fair itself.
Speakers include Stephen Page (Faber & Faber) and Lorenzo Ribaldi (La Nuova Frontiera and ODEI)
In the workplace there are many opportunities for progressing skills, training and keeping ahead of changes within the industry. Some examples might be by participating in a new project, learning new software or by networking with peers. The question is, are your employers supportive of this? Does your employer want a custodian of a job? […]
We wanted an independent review of our ‘How to Job Search in Book Publishing’ course, so we could think of no one better than the former Literary Editor of the Independent on Sunday, who recently was in transition, to come and assess the course for us. We have not edited the review in any way; we […]
We are delighted to announce the new season of our popular HOW TO JOB SEARCH IN BOOK PUBLISHING training course. There are London dates scheduled, thanks to the support of The Publishers Association, and we now have an Edinburgh date confirmed, which is fully funded, thanks to the huge support of The Book Trade Charity […]
We are now commencing work on constructing the questionnaire for the bookcareers.com Salary Survey 2017. This will be the 20th anniversary of our very first Salary Survey, which has grown from looking at salaries and job security into becoming a survey of around 56 questions, looking at education, employment trends, digital skills and training data. […]
The Spare Room Project has recently launched, which is designed as a practical initiative aimed at helping regional diversity in publishing, and led by James Spackman of Pursuit Agency. The Project will match students from outside publishing with a publishing professional in the capital (London), offering them accommodation for a week in July or August. […]