Useful tips to help you climb the corporate ladder.
In today’s competitive job market, you need to find an edge. What if you had one of the top CEOs in the publishing industry as your mentor? What if that mentor gave you inside information and tips to help you plan your route to the top? And what if that mentor was available at the click of a button?
In an effective but light-hearted talk, Richard Charkin (Executive Director of Bloomsbury PLC, publisher of the phenomenally successful Harry Potter novels) gives the lowdown on how to climb the career ladder: the best way to start, what pitfalls to avoid as you advance, and how to stay on top once you’ve got there.
Author(s): Richard Charkin is Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. He is responsible for Bloomsbury’s publishing activities in UK, USA and Germany (through Berlin Verlag). He is also a non-executive director of the Institute of Physics Publishing. He is a member of the Strategy Advisory Board of the British Library; a member of the Institute of English Studies Advisory Board; a member of the UK's Literary Heritage Group; a Trustee and former Chairman of Common Purpose UK; Council member and former President of the Publishers Association. He has held senior positions at Macmillan (CEO worldwide), part of Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck (Director); Current Science Group (CEO); Reed Elsevier (CEO Reed International Books); and Oxford University Press (Managing Director Academic and General Divisions).