#WorkinPublishing Make your CV short and sweet

Applying for a job in publishing can be one of the most daunting things, as you wonder what experience will be the most relevant and should you add in that week of work experience for a local newspaper when you were 14? Well, after applying for literally hundreds of entry level jobs about a year... Continue Reading →

SYP: How To Get Into & Ahead In Publishing

Yesterday, I took the afternoon off and headed to the London Book Fair, the UK's biggest publishing event where rights are acquired, book deals signed and much wine drunk. I was there to assist with and live-tweet during the SYP How To Get Into Publishing and How To Get Ahead In Publishing panel events along... Continue Reading →

Interviewers: who do you think you are?

I have just jumped aboard a thread on Twitter from someone explaining her worst interview experiences, ranging from being told that she would be bored in the role based on her previous experience and that her accent isn't right for various reasons. But the worst one for me was that one company told her that... Continue Reading →

Consider it: Academic Publishing

Okay, entry level publishing hopefuls, I understand that you all want to be Editorial Assistants at Harper Collins or Little, Brown. But, just take a second and consider a different path; one in academic publishing. Why? I will give you a list of reasons why: Entry level pay: As much as we don't like to... Continue Reading →

Publishing Interview Top Tips.

It’s interesting how you feel as though you cannot blog about something until you’ve properly experienced it. I interviewed successfully for two publishing jobs in summer, at a magazine publisher and a scientific journals publisher, so I’ve decided that I might be able to give some advice to those of you interviewing for publishing roles.... Continue Reading →

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