How to get into publishing

Smith, C, Reeve, K, Vassilopoulos, M and Bhatt, S (2019) How to get into publishing. In: London International Book Fair, 13 March 2019, Olympia, London, UK.

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Aimed at those wishing to get their first job in the industry, a panel of seasoned experts provided practical advice for new authors on breaking through the barriers and finding the right career path. The panellists demystified recruitment processes as well as gave an insight into what employers are looking for in entry-level candidates. They looked at “common routes” into the industry, such as university degrees, internships, work experience, paid and voluntary work and offered advice on starting roles and what kind of publishing career these can lead to.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)

Katharine Reeve was an invited panel member for this event organised by Society of Young Publishers and Inspired Selection recruitment agency. It addressed issues of diversity in the industry and the role of universities in improving this. The event had 200 attendees.

Keywords: publishing, employability, recruitment, diversity
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Divisions: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2019 09:28
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 19:50
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