Interview tips from HarperCollins’ Sam Missingham

Interview tips from Sam Missingham and other contributors on Twitter: Don’t be late. Be yourself. Smile and maintain eye contact. Do your research. Know their products/titles/ethos. Interviewers are not trying to trip you up. Don’t lie about what you’ve read. ASK questions. Intelligent, informed questions which themselves demonstrate having done homework. Show off your skills…

CV tips from Becky Chilcott

CV tips from Becky Chilcott No typos. Say where you saw the advert. Say how you can meet the requirements with examples. Research is key. 70% is how well you fit into the job. Get business cards to match with your CV. Make your covering letter and the CV the same style.

#SYP2020: Intellectual Property.

Originally posted on SYP Scotland:
Intellectual property is a tricky business in publishing, and 2020: A Publishing Odyssey looked to demystify the legal world by having representatives from both sides on hand: Mark Cruikshank of legal firm Brodies LLP, and Hugh Andrew of Birlinn. “Intellectual property is at the bedrock of what all publishers do.”…

CV and covering letter tips from HarperCollins’ Sam Missingham

Missed Sam Missingham‘s tips on covering letters and CVs? Catch up here! She tweeted some great advice about #CVLetterTips. Here are some of her top tips: SPELL CHECK, do your research on the company, tailor your covering letter to the job advert and mention the company’s achievements at least twice, say what’s unique about you…

SYP North and Midlands Comeback Event in Leeds

Where: The Adelphi, Leeds, LS10 When: from 7 pm to 11 pm, Wednesday 28 October, 2015 What a night! Stephanie Cox, blogger and interviewer at the Bookmachine, organised a great comeback event for the Society of Young Publishers North & Midlands. As an event organiser for the SYP, she got two wonderful speakers on board:…