M.S. in Publishing students, have you always wondered what publishers consider to be the perfect cover letter and resume, or what the best interview tips were? To find the answers, attend the Young to Publishing Group event, “Taking Your Career to the Next Level: What You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask HR” on October 16, 2012.
The Young to Publishing Group is part of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and works to help build a community for entry-level and junior publishing industry employees. The organization hosts many events that help members network and learn more about new advancements in the field.
“Learn how to take the next steps and how you can proactively move up at your companies,” with the industry insights of a Human Resources panel that includes from representatives Macmillan, Hachette Book Group and Random House. The panel will take questions, critique resumes and answer resume-related questions, provide cover letter tips, and give interview adivce.
You can even submit your questions online through the event registration form and submit your resumes to the group in advance to have them critiqued anonymously at the event! These are really rare but incredibly informative opportunities.
The presentation, Q&A, and discussion will take place on Tuesday, October 16 from 6:00-7:30pm at the AAP offices at 71 5th Avenue, New York, NY.
If you want to offer your resume for critique, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Resume for October 16th event.