Julia Garvey has spent a significant part of her career working as a freelancer in publishing. Her top 10 tips will help anyone working from home survive and prosper.
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Sophie Kirby is Head of Education & Partnerships at The Printing Charity
Clare Grist Taylor is an agent, editor and writer and a PTC course tutor
Here, she explains why managers should adopt a coaching approach to get the best out of their team.
Petra Green is Head of the PTC
Catherine Every is a freelance B2B copywriter
Helen Speedy is the Associate Director of Atwood Tate
Helen Speedy reveals her insights on the type of skills that recruiters look for in publishing candidates today, including what skills have changed – or not – over her time in the industry
Bev Legge is a writer, editor and trainer working in publishing, journalism and PR
Here he considers the rarely-discussed benefits of learning how to be a bad copywriter
A copy-editor and proofreader, Sarah launched her freelance career with a move to Italy and discovered that some changes are more profound than others.
Clare Grist Taylor
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) present a huge challenge for everyone in publishing. Initiatives abound, but, argues Publishing Training Centre (PTC) tutor, Clare Grist Taylor, the humble recruitment process can make a real contribution – if only we take it seriously.
Louise Harnby is a line editor, copyeditor and proofreader who works with independent authors of commercial fiction, particularly crime, thriller and mystery. In her spare time, she writes quirky flash fiction.
Here she explains the vital steps a professional editor or proofreader should take to attract ‘best-fit’ authors and gain their trust.
Helen Young, author and digital editor for a major UK publisher, crowdfunded her first novel through award-winning publishers, Unbound
Here, she talks about her journey to publication, whether experience helps and how to give yourself the best shot at reaching your goals.
Ella Brice-Jeffreys shares her experience of Progress in Editorial Skills
When I was promoted to editor, I wanted to ensure that I entered my new role with a more in-depth knowledge of proofreading and copy-editing
Tomas René, experiences Introduction to Management
The course recommended practical strategies and a more empathetic approach to management - I left feeling more confident as a manager
Mireille Harper shares her experience of Proofreading
I have gained confidence with my proofreading and a clearer understanding of the process
Hannah Lee, discovers the best qualities and behaviours required for effective team working.
I attended this training course as I wanted to find out more about the best ways of working in a team. Not only with my own team, but wider teams within the company.