Alix Long, graduate trainee at Pearson, learns that being honest about one’s capabilities is an important factor for being an effective team member
Be honest with your own capabilities and recognise that there is not an extensive checklist for being an effective team member
Becky Boxx, graduate trainee at Pearson, experiences Effective Team Working and discovers the qualities she can bring to a team
I gained first-hand experience about the qualities required to be a good team member
Jaz Damen shares her experience of Introduction to Editorial Skills
It was really valuable to see how other delegates approach copy-editing and proofreading in their own way
John Deans, Director at Oriel Square Limited discusses how effective project management is one of the key skills any editor must hone.
Stay focused and don’t wait for the finished product – two key take-outs when it comes to content strategy
Julia Heitmann shares her experience of Content Strategy for the Web
Emma Lord, translator and editor, shares her experience of Rewriting and Substantive Editing
Development Editor Ro’isin Singh shares her experience of Rewriting and Substantive Editing
Craig Smith takes some time out to challenge assumptions with Editorial Project Management
Frances Sleigh experiences Getting to Grips with People Management in Publishing
Many of the ideas introduced in the course will be immediately available to me
Sophie Jaques experiences Getting to Grips with People Management in Publishing
Becca Parkinson experiences Writing for the Web
Rebecca de Lozier gains experience to use immediately in her work
I gained a sense of the size of the task of copy-editing and proofreading and how the only way to get better is to practise.
Jennifer Morris, Editorial Assistant, shares her experience of Introduction to Editorial Skills.
Poppy Emerson discovers how to communicate with her target audience in a more focused, fast and efficient manner.
I was given the opportunity by my work to complete a copywriting course in London and without hesitation I leapt at the idea. The PTC promised a course that was jam-packed with useful tips and plenty of advice to send us well on our way to becoming competent copywriters.
Sara Haveron tells us about her experience of Editorial Project Management
Having been Staff Editor of Paediatric Care Online, at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, for only 6 months I saw this course and thought it would be a great addition to my skill set and increase my knowledge around editorial processes and general management.