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Are you a custodian of your job?

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? […]

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Salary Survey 2016 – Call for Questions

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. […]

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Spare Room Project is launched

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. […]

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New Publishing Living Wage

The National Living Wage comes into effect today, replacing the National Minimum Wage, ensuring that all employees over 25 are paid a minimum of £7.20 per hour. ^This bit is True. As for the rest…APRIL FOOL!   Thank you to everyone who participated. However, we at bookcareers.com are not happy to read about some of […]

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Hiive – The New Professional Network for Creative People

  Creative Skillset, the Skills Sector Council for the Creative Industries, is finally launching its new professional network Hiive. Monday, 9th March sees the launch of  hiive.co.uk – a unique networking, collaboration and job-finding tool for UK creatives.   Hiive offers the pick of creative job opportunities from leading employers across the UK. Attracting 6,000 members to […]

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How to Market Books

We are delighted to see that finally Alison Baverstock’s classic title HOW TO MARKET BOOKS has been updated to cover the digital age. This really is a key book for anyone working with books, be you working directly with the content or an established marketeer who thinks they know it all. If it is anything […]

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