CEOs share their best advice for college graduates

Your first few years in the workplace are incredibly important. Here’s what you need to know. My son Chris graduated from college and started his first “real” full-time job last month, working in human resources. It made me think about my first job out of college: editorial assistant in the custom publishing division of a Detroit-area advertising agency. I learned a lot in school, but my first job and bosses taught me even more.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cofounder and CEO of Food52 Amanda Hesser shares the books that inspired her to pursue a career in food

From food pioneer MFK Fisher’s timeless memoir to Zappos founder Tony Hsieh’s customer-centric mission statement, these are Hesser’s favorite books. 1. The Gastronomical Me, MFK FisherRead Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-20 07:00:18 UTC ]
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Time's editor-CEO shares his vision for a magazine under new ownership

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!When Meredith Corp. put Time magazine on the block following its purchase of Time Inc. in Nov. 2017, it tapped editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal to... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Time's editor and CEO shares his vision for a magazine under new ownership

When Meredith Corp. put Time magazine on the block following its purchase of Time Inc. in Nov. 2017, it tapped editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal to spearhead the process. Perhaps an unorthodox role... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Mike Huckabee Shares Advice for a Life ‘Well Done’

Former governor of Arkansas and two-time Republican presidential primary candidate Mike Huckabee is drawing on his experiences to offer advice on living meaningfully in ‘Rare, Medium or Done Well: Make the Most of Your Life.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: CEOs Share Views on Internationalization, Digital, and More

Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon & Schuster, and Guillaume Dervieux, CEO of Albin Michel Group, took the stage for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual “CEO Talk." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Never Get Good At What You Hate: Advice for Graduates

"I’d never stuck with anything that I was bad at. Writing is the first. Maybe because when I began, I didn’t care if I was good or bad. I just loved who I was when I was doing it." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Books You Should Read Before Graduating College

As the school year starts, get your bookshelf started with Hemingway, Bronte, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble retail group CEO sells shares

Mitchell Klipper, CEO of Barnes & Noble Inc.'s retail group, which includes its bookstores but not its Nook unit, sold about 67% of his shares of the company, according to an SEC filing late Monday.Mr. Klipper sold a total of about 400,996 shares for between $13.99 and $14.53 per share.He... Continue reading at Crains New York

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If a college graduate, older than 30, wealthy and Hispanic, you probably own an e-reader

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Nearly a quarter of US adults with household income of $75,000 have ebook readers. By ethnicity, Hispanic Americans lead other races. Continue reading at Betanews

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AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair

'Brian Napack helms the AAP board, saying, 'A vibrant, independent publishing industry plays an essential role in our democracy.' The post AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Facebook shares more details about its massive security breach -- after blocking people from sharing news about it

The Guardian was among many outlets to write about the huge Facebook vulnerability and attack reported yesterday, and people were understandably keen to share the story on the social network. However, many people found that they were unable to do. Large numbers of Facebook users who tried to... Continue reading at Betanews

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Obama shares favourite reads of 2021 including Franzen and Whitehead

Former US President Barack Obama has released a 13-strong list of his favourite books of the year, spanning memoir, fiction and non-fiction, including Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen (Fourth Estate), These Precious Days by Ann Patchett (Bloomsbury) and Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Jeffrey Epstein accuser shares scathing allegations in a new memoir: ‘My book is my day in court’

‘Silenced No More’ is unsparing in its accusations against Epstein and, especially, Ghislaine Maxwell, who is on trial on charges of sex trafficking. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Quarto Names Alison Goff New CEO

Quarto Group has named former Octopus head Alison Goff its CEO, effective January 2. Goff had been at the Hachette UK division for 21 years before leaving in April 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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iOS 15.1 review: Apple tries sharing

After iOS 14 shook up the iPhone’s interface with stackable widgets and an app library, iOS 15 at launch didn’t seem so dramatic. Given that several major features, like SharePlay, were delayed, little seemed different from the public beta. But now, with iOS 15.1, everything seems to be in full... Continue reading at Engadget

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Podcasters on sharing industry knowhow

A number of those working within the publishing industry are turning to podcasts to demystify the trade and share their career advice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon adds clip sharing to the Prime Video app on iOS

The next time you're watching a show on Prime Video and there's a moment that leaves you crying, laughing or feeling wowed, you might be able to share a clip of it with your friends. Prime Video users in the US can now try a clip feature on iOS.Perhaps due to rights issues, the feature is... Continue reading at Engadget

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Finecast CEO Jakob Nielsen steps down

Nielsen and two colleagues were suspended by WPP following a whistleblower’s allegations. Continue reading at Media Week

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Follett Sells Baker & Taylor to B&T CEO

The makeover of Follett Corp. continues with the announcement that it has sold Baker & Taylor to a private investment company led by Aman Kochar, B&T CEO and president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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