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External Affairs: Five Tips for Successfully Collaborating with Freelancers

External Affairs: Five Tips for Successfully Collaborating with Freelancers
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Publishers hire all sorts of freelancers to help get books designed, printed, and marketed. Even in an entry-level job, you might find yourself in charge of finding and hiring freelancers to help with permissions, ancillary educational products, or design work. If you’re worried about finding the right person, or how to manage your relationship...
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Finance 101: How to Thrive in NYC (on a Publishing Budget)

Finance 101: How to Thrive in NYC (on a Publishing Budget)
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The average starting salary for an entry level job in publishing is about $33,000, and it’s no secret that, while many publishing jobs are located here, New York City is an expensive place to live. How can someone just starting their career make it work? On March 11, 2015, fifty YPGers from a variety...
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Top Five Best Things about Working in Higher Education Publishing

Top Five Best Things about Working in Higher Education Publishing

Textbooks may often be overlooked in favor of glitzy celebrity memoirs and glamorous literary fiction hits, but publishing them can be a great joy. While some Higher Ed folks joke that no one dreams of editing textbooks when they’re a little kid, the work we do is unique and rewarding. If you’re starting your...
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