The Publishers Association is hosting a #workinpublishing week commencing on Monday, 18th November 2019, to give greater insight into all the career opportunities that are available within the whole industry. This also co-incides with in with Discover! Creative Careers Week, highlighting career opportunities in the wider creative industries. The week-long initiative will feature a fantastic […]
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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 […]
We are delighted to announce our new bookcareers podcast and platform bookcareers.com LIVE. You can listen to the first episode about Cliques in Publishing and find out all that is going on with bookcareers.com/live. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or using the rss https://bookcareers.com/feed/podcast. Please join the discussion on social media using […]
Whether you are established in your publishing career or just starting out, this course is for you. You will learn all there is to know about how to find a job in book publishing. Even if you think you already ‘know it all’ you are likely to come away from the course having learnt something new.
We incorporate all aspects of job searching – from CVs, covering letters, interviews (including competency based interviews), networking, social media, Recruitment Consultants, branding, where to find jobs – and add in lots of valuable inside information that is essential in today’s ever-changing job climate.
The industry is changing at a rapid rate and so is the way that employers recruit staff. Bookcareers are right at the front of the queue when learning about these changes, as we are regularly in touch with employers and recruiters across the industry. During this one day course we will share with you the tools that you need to help you find your own job and ways forward, so that you have the knowledge to go and get the job that you really want.
You’ve probably read lots of blogs and newspaper articles about the best and worst jobs in the world but even in a great industry like book publishing there are times when we have to do things which could be described as the ‘worst’. They might not be on your job description but someone in the […]
As a celebration of International Women’s Day, here is a podcast of panel talk given to the Society of Young Publishers Oxford Branch back in July 2010, on the subject of the Careers of Women in Publishing. Even though many years have gone by since this speech, much of it remains true today. We as a […]
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 […]
We’re absolutely delighted that Suzanne Collier has been shortlisted in the IPG 2018 Independent Publishing Awards. The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) organises the Awards to recognise the very best in Independent Publishing. There are 12 shortlists covering all sectors of independent publishing, such as Children’s Publisher of the Year, Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year, […]
Suzanne Collier of bookcareers.com has been shortlisted in the UK Career Development Awards. This is in the category Research Undertaken by a Careers Professional for her work on the Bookcareers.com Salary Survey 2017, sponsored by Inspired Search & Selection Ltd. The UK Career Development Awards, are organised by the Career Development Institute, (CDI), the UK-wide […]