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 […]
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We have been very fortunate that our friends at The Book Trade Charity (BTBS) have agreed to sponsor 6 FREE places on our How to Job Search in Book Publishing Course. This is being run on Saturday, 15th June 2019 at Birkbeck, University of London. Places usually cost £80 The FREE places will be […]
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 […]
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.
The Book Trade Charity has launched its first subsidised accommodation for new entrants to the book trade in the Bookbinders Charity housing complex in Whetstone N20. The six flats, three one-bed and three offering two bedsits per flat with shared kitchen and bathroom, will be available for a period of 6-12 months, to people […]
As part of its Changing the Story initiative launched last year, Hachette UK will be partnering with The Book Trade Charity (BTBS), to offer subsidised accommodation in London to support people, for whom London is otherwise prohibitively expensive, to start their careers in the industry. This offer will be open to successful applicants to the […]
What about me? Ageism in book publishing Where are the new career paths for the over 40s? Publishing has been talking for some time now about how it wants to attract ‘digital natives’ and ‘bright young things’ into the industry; the latest comment overheard concerns the industry ‘finding its future in millennials’ (in this instance […]