What Are the Hot Publishing Jobs of the Future?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story recounts three stores from publishing professionals who were fired during the ongoing economic recession. All three have subsequently found jobs, but only two of them in publishing. Judging by the number of names and jobs titles that have been changed in my own contact list/address book, I would guess the number of people employed …

Fired & Hired: Three Professionals on Working in the New Publishing Economy

In English Language by Daniel Kalder

Interviews by Daniel Kalder The 2008 financial meltdown cut a swath of destruction through many industries, and publishing was no exception. Today, Publishing Perspectives talks to three publishing professionals who were victims of the crash to find out how they coped, what they’re doing now, and how their experience changed their attitude to the world of books. Liz Scheier Until …

Is Publishing in the Recession More or Less Competitive?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka As Jason Allen Ashlock points out in our lead article today, “Facing an uncertain future, we would all do well to identify our common interests and seek new forms of collaboration.” Is this indeed true? Has the recession prompted you to collaborate in ways you would not have otherwise considered? Or has the the recession and the …