Reading Time: 6 minutes LinkedIn is one of the most powerful tools you can use for your publishing job search. Suzanne Collier of bookcareers.com shares her top ten tips for using it effectively.Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes With many students doing some form of work placement over the summer, Suzanne Collier of bookcareers.com shares her top ten tips for making the most of it.Read more
Reading Time: 4 minutes Steven Lenton, illustrator of children’s bestseller Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, and author/illustrator of Princess Daisy and the Dragon, shares with us his top seven secrets for success as a children’s book illustrator.Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many careers advisors say that you need to make yourself visible by blogging in order to get a job. But this is not necessarily the case: your blog could be working against you and killing your job prospects instead of helping you land the job you so richly want, says Suzanne Collier.Read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes Most of us have to do some public speaking at some point in our careers – whether as publishers or authors. Suzanne Collier offers her top tips.Read more
Reading Time: 4 minutes Looking for a job in publishing? As with all social networking, when it comes to job searching there are some big ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’. Twitter on its own is unlikely to find you a job: you may see jobs advertised (and you’ll need to respond quickly if you do), but it should be used as the means to finding a job, and your personal marketing tool.
Suzanne Collier of www.bookcareers.com shares her top ten tips for using Twitter for your job search.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Temps. Remember them? They used to be the people who came in to cover the donkey work jobs no one wanted or no one had time to do. They also used to be the route into publishing for the vast majority – especially women. Not any more. Now budding publishers are expected to work free in long unpaid internships.Read more