Tag Archives: Sam Coleman

Book Machinations

As if you needed further convincing to drop by the BookMachine party on the 10th, here’s a review of December’s event from  employment guru, Sam Coleman.

On Thursday 9th December I had the festive inclination for warmth, drinks and merriment – in exactly that order. To attend to those said needs I skidded, slipped (due, in part, to the snow) and eventually arrived at the Albany pub in Great Portland Street where BookMachine were holding their most social of evenings geared towards publishing folks.

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Finding work in Publishing

At the last BookMachine event we were pleased to meet Sam Coleman from Atwood Tate. He’s certainly a man in the know if you’re looking for a job, as he speaks to recruiters in the industry every day. Here he shares some tips for finding work.

 
Times have certainly changed since I started work as a Production Assistant for a distinguished publishing house only a decade ago. Now, rather than massaging strained biceps from carrying piles of carefully packaged proofs from desk to desk, we harp on about carpel tunnel syndrome and ponder deep thoughts about metadata. The era of Digital publishing is upon us and, like a towering Galactus it’s going nowhere. Continue Reading →