“After attending the mentoring sessions, I’m confident that my revised resume and cover letter will help me secure a job that I’m passionate about in the future.” Ayana Underwood
The Fall 2018 Semester offered two 3-week mentoring sessions for students graduating this upcoming winter or spring to receive job and interview advice from Professor Bette Rockmore. The sessions took place in September and October and met on a weekly basis for three weeks at the Midtown Campus, where students were able to work with their peers and Professor Rockmore to help refine their job searching skills to prepare them for the completion of the program.
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A couple of weeks ago, we featured a few University Presses, including our own Pace University Press. This week, we bring you five independent presses that stand out in the publishing world against the Big 5. Continue reading “Independent Presses”
In the age of technology, some may think the only way to buy books is through Amazon. Sure, it’s easy and convenient, but sometimes it’s best to go into an actual bookstore, hold a book in your hands, and buy the title you’ve been wanting for a while. Plus, there is nothing more satisfying than discovering a new book by browsing through a bookstore and spotting a well-designed cover. Continue reading “Independent Bookstores”
Every year, Publishers Weekly (PW) releases an industry salary survey that highlights statistics relevant to the industry. Why should you review the 2017 survey? For anyone looking to begin their career in the industry, it helps to research the current climate and understand what you’re getting yourself into. Continue reading “PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey 2017”
Robert “Bo” Sacks has worked in the printing and publishing industry for more than 40 years. He likes to say he began his career where most people’s end because – unlike most employees who get their start working as an intern or assistant – he launched his career founding a weekly newspaper in the city. He then went on to “become one of the founding fathers” of High Times Magazine and mediaIDEAS, a now-defunct consulting company that specialized in digital, mobile, and social research. Over the course of his career, Sacks has worked as a publisher, editor, freelance writer, director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager, circulator, chief of operations, pressman, cameraman, lecturer, and web site developer. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Heard on the Web: Media Intelligence”