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Your Next Job in Publishing: Sage Advice from Across the Industry

“How to Get a Job in Publishing” has been Publishing Trends‘ most popular article for years–and for good reason. But getting that first job is just the beginning, so we set out to discover what keeps people in publishing after that first job. Survey results ran last week, and today’s feature article on Publishing Trends is taken from hours of interviews with professionals of all ages. Trendsetter’s exclusive “Next Job” feature will run later this week, but for today, though, here are our favorite pearls of wisdom, the best of […]

Kobo’s and My Brilliant Career: 2 Years In

Last night, at about 5:20pm Eastern Central Time, with a snap, crackle, and pop, countless other invisible reporters and I were let into the tele-press conference room to hear the Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of Rakuten, speak about his Japanese company’s acquisition of the Canadian ebook enterprise Kobo. Mikitani was making the early-morning call from Tokyo, and sounded just about that far away. Through the static, I was able to pick up some of the basic facts: Rakuten started in Japan in 1997 and slowly began taking up more and more space in […]

This Month’s Career News

For almost 20 years, our parent publication, Publishing Trends, has listed the accomplishments of publishing colleagues and friends. It seemed fitting for Trendsetter to follow its lead. In this month’s career news, we have two changes to report: Brett Wright has joined Bloomsbury USA Children’s as Assistant Editor. He was formerly Editorial Assistant at Abrams Books for Young Readers and Amulet Books. Melanie Cordova, formerly at Hachette Book Group,  is the new Assistant Production Editor at Adams Media. Just updated: Heather Faulls is starting today as a Production Associate in Simon & Schuster […]