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YPG Discount: 50% off Event: Inside the Mind of HR: How Hiring Really Happens

We’re sure you’ve been told what you should do on an interview, how to write a cover letter and resume, but do you really feel prepared? Whether for an online application or a chance encounter at an event, you should always be prepared to show some strength – when talking about yourself
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YPG Launches its Bay Area Chapter!

YPG is launching a Bay Area chapter! If you are a young professional in your first seven years of publishing and are looking to network with other industry locals in the Bay Area, join us for the first YPG Bay Area event, a Launch Party on Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30...
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YPG Launches YPG Digital

YPG Launches YPG Digital

As publishing grows more digitally and web-focused, we at YPG believe it’s our mission to equip our members with the skills and knowledge to be frontrunners in this industry. With that in mind, we are launching YPG Digital: a series of programs geared toward social media, the web, e-books, and many other rapidly changing...
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YPG in Costume

YPG in Costume

Costume-clad YPG members gathered at the Dove Parlour in Greenwich Village on October 25 to kick off Halloween weekend. This mystery aura at the Dove Parlour set the tone for YPG’s Halloween party, as the dimly-lit speakeasy-style bar gave the evening a hint of eeriness while literary-characters roamed the space.
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Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Horror writer R.L. Stine only ever wanted to make readers laugh, but it turns out that “life is full of surprises,” and he embraces them happily. Stine made that the theme of his closing keynote speech Wednesday, December 12th, at the AAP’s annual Young to Publishing Conference held at Random House (1745 Broadway).
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Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap

Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap

On Tuesday, October 16, a crowd of 100 YPG members packed into the AAP’s offices on Fifth Avenue for a panel discussion on career moves in publishing. Three human resources representatives from Big Six companies were on hand to share their thoughts--all were in agreement that they were a huge help!
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YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer Kicks Off the Fall Season

YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer Kicks Off the Fall Season

Hosted at Professor Thom’s in the East Village, YPG’s Editor/Agent Mixer on September 6 from 6-9pm was chock-full of editors and agents keen to make connections and find the next “Big Book.” Wheeling and dealing is alive and well this autumn!
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Five Unexpected Things You’ll Learn in Your Publishing Course

Five Unexpected Things You’ll Learn in Your Publishing Course

In a piece that's both intensely humorous and starkly honest, YPG member and publishing-course alum Danielle Rollins shares her top five takeaways from the industry boot camps so many of us have participated in. Considering one of them? Take a look!
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The Power Lunch: Tips and Tricks from YPG

The Power Lunch: Tips and Tricks from YPG

Publishing is a collaborative industry, and working closely with fellow book lovers is essential. But how do you go from trading business cards at a YPG mixer to collaborating on a title that lands on the New York Times bestseller list? One word: lunch. Read on for our power lunch tips and tricks!
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How to Switch Jobs Without Giving Yourself an Ulcer

So, you work in publishing, and it’s really neat, right? You’re surrounded by books and get to regale your family with stories about the time Sarah Palin’s husband called. But maybe a coworker one desk over reminds you of the four-year-old you used to babysit. Or you took the first industry-related job offered to...
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