After a very successful turnout at this year’s London Book Fair, Atwood Tate’s Christina Dimitriadi, Consultant for Editorial, Rights and Contracts, and Kellie Millar, Manager of the Temps and Freelance team, enjoyed participating in LBF16’s Bookcareers Career Clinic.
The event was widely publicised as was clear from the crowds of eager publishing job seekers flooding through the doors as soon as the event started in the beautiful Olympia Room!
Tables were lined up with industry HR experts from the biggest names in publishing and the best in specialist publishing recruitment, all ready to answer questions about working in the publishing world.
Christina and Kellie answered a variety of questions from how to get a job in publishing, how to turn internships into paid work, how to change departments and even how to move into publishing from another industry. There were questions on how to write a CV, creating CV summary paragraphs for focus and impact, as well as how to do well in an interview. People were also curious as to how temporary and freelance roles differ from permanent job opportunities.
On top of our expert advice we were also ready with our handouts offering additional information to candidates who were able to take these away with them and put our advice into practice.
Despite the crowds, there was enough help on hand from so many people in the publishing industry devoting their time despite their busy schedules to such a special cause. It was a wonderful experience to meet so many eager and excited people who are as passionate about publishing as we all are.
For more advice about getting into publishing whether it be temping, freelance, contract or permanent roles, feel free to contact Kellie firstname.lastname@example.org or Christina Christina@atwoodtate.co.uk or have a look at our website, www.atwoodtate.co.uk. Or the Bookcareers website www.bookcareers.com.