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Mentorships: The First Step to Career Success

Mentorships: The First Step to Career Success

Mentorships are an easy and rewarding way to build new relationships that can assist you in your career development. Mentors can provide fresh ideas, corporate insights, better networking and navigation skills, and suggestions on growth opportunities that you may not have thought of. Here are 5 simple steps for developing a mentor relationship in...
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How to Network Like a (Young) Pro

Last month, The Onion published an article titled “Study: 89 Percent of Networking Non-Consensual”. It hilariously spotlights a sad professional reality: Networking is uncomfortable, especially for people new to the game (i.e., young publishing professionals like us). But not to worry, networking is a skill that can be learned like any other.
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YPG Invited to NYU Media Talk Series

YPG Invited to NYU Media Talk Series

In October 2010, YPG was invited to be a part of the NYU Media Talk series hosted by The Center for Publishing at NYU-SCPS. Over 40 YPG members attended “The Case for Media Optimism: What's Working and Why."
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Young Publishing Professionals Face Off in the CBC’s Annual Trivia Contest

Young Publishing Professionals Face Off in the CBC’s Annual Trivia Contest

The Children's Book Council's Early Career Committee held their most well-attended Trivia Night yet on Thursday, November 11, 2010, which was generously hosted by Scholastic. After food and drink were enjoyed by YPG members and young professionals from most of the major publishing houses, round one began. Read more after the jump.
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YPG Kicks Off Community Service Initiative with New York Cares Day

YPG Kicks Off Community Service Initiative with New York Cares Day

On October 24, 2010, 36 YPG members participated in the inaugural activity of our new Community Service Initiative, YPG Cares, painting a school library in Astoria, Queens. It was a huge success and we ended the day covered in paint, full of pizza, and excited to make the Albert Shanker School a brighter place!
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PW: AAP’s YPG Hosts NBA Party

PW: AAP’s YPG Hosts NBA Party

The Association of American Publishers’ Young to Publishing Group will host its inaugural House Party: A Celebration of the National Book Awards on November 17, as the award ceremony is taking place. AAP has partnered with the National Book Foundation to broadcast an exclusive, live feed of the awards ceremony at the party, which...
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Mediabistro’s Galleycat profiles YPG event

Mediabistro’s Galleycat profiles YPG event
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YPG hosted a brownbag lunch entitled “What the Critics Are Saying: A Discussion of Book Reviews” with an all-star book reviewer panel, including Galleycat editor Jason Boog. Boog’s writeup on Mediabistro after the event covered the main points of the panel discussion, while highlighting tips that every publicist should know about how to approach...
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Important Note

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Our goal with the YPG is to provide the best programs and publishing opportunities to our ever-expanding membership. To that end, we are asking that you renew your free membership, to provide us with your current contact information. You’ll notice two changes to our membership form: We’re asking that you list your alma mater...
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Welcome to the new YPG website!

Welcome to the new YPG website!
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Welcome to the brand new YPG website!  The site has been completely revamped to align our online presence with our growing membership.  Take a look at the new features, browse the calendar of upcoming events, and read up on any of the brownbag lunch discussions that you missed.  As always, we would love to hear your thoughts on...
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PublishersLunch features YPG’s BEA on a Boat

PublishersLunch features YPG’s BEA on a Boat
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