Executive Track

Check here for all of the programming created to help you make your way on the publishing industry executive track!

YPG HR Series: Writing Your Cover Letter

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In comparison to your resume, how important is a cover letter really? Can it be a brief paragraph or does it have to extend to two pages? Do you need to find out the hiring manager’s name or is a standard greeting acceptable? We understand that cover letters can be challenging to write, so...
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YPG: Are You First Gen?

YPG: Are You First Gen?
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As part of the ongoing YPG Diversity efforts, we are working hard to create events and form groups that put people in touch with those who share their backgrounds and interests. It was recently suggested that we consider polling the YPG community for those who are “first gen” (aka the first generation in their family...
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YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition

YPG Town Hall: How to Navigate a Career Transition
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Do you see yourself behind a desk editing manuscripts yet you found yourself selling books at a trade show? Perhaps you planned to work closely with children’s books but instead took a position dealing with adult trade? Maybe you secretly long to pitch cookbooks in various media outlets but settled for an opportunity in...
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YPG Professional & Scholarly Publishing Networking Luncheon

YPG Professional & Scholarly Publishing Networking Luncheon
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For those of you with 0-3 years of experience in any department of an AAP member publishing house that work in professional and scholarly publishing, you’re invited to join your fellow PSP members at a free lunch and networking event on Tuesday, May 12th from 12:00-1:30pm at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor, NYC). The luncheon will...
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Volunteer to Recruit for Bookjobs at BookCon 2015

Volunteer to Recruit for Bookjobs at BookCon 2015
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Saturday, May 30th from 10:00am-2:00pm Saturday, May 30th from 2:00pm-6:00pm Sunday, May 31st from 10:00am-1:00pm Sunday, May 31st from 1:00pm-4:00pm Requirements: You MUST have attended one of the YPG College & University Outreach Trainings at AAP where you received information about the various departments and the recruitment style of Bookjobs.com Preference will be given to volunteers who have done one...
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YPG Diversity Linkedin Update #ypgdiversity

YPG Diversity Linkedin Update #ypgdiversity
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Thank you to everyone who has joined the AAP’s LinkedIn group for Bookjobs Diversity HERE. Our hope is that this will serve as a resource for members at all of the AAP member publishing houses to use when recruiting diverse candidates into the industry, to reveal that there are people already working in publishing who support...
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Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

Show Me the Money: YPG Executive Track Hosts Panel on Salary Negotiation

On Tuesday, April 29th from 12:30-1:30pm, over 60 members of the AAP’s Young to Publishing Group from 18 member publishing houses, as well as several members of the New York City chapter of the Women’s National Book Association, attended a YPG Executive Track/WNBA Brown Bag Lunch on Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary....
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YPG Executive Track: Managing Your Career and Negotiating Your Salary

As you progress in your publishing career, you might begin to wonder about your next steps and how to have big conversations about promotions and salary. Together with the Women's National Book Association, YPG has convened a panel of professionals to offer important and concrete advice about positioning yourself to be successful: learn how...
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YPG After Hours: Build Your Brand

Thinking about establishing professional goals and wondering how to differentiate yourself from others? When it comes to personal branding, there are a few things to keep in mind: How can you set goals, develop skill expertise, portray your personality, and achieve success both in-person and through social media? Look no further!
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YPG’s Executive Track Presents YPG BBL: The Book That Changed My Career

Join fellow YPG members for our November YPG Brown Bag Lunch: “The Book That Changed My Career.” Before today’s publishing legends made it to the corner office, they were toiling away in cubicles as junior professionals. But how did they go all the way from the minor leagues to the big time? To get...
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