Author Suzanne Collier

Suzanne Collier is known as THE person you want to see if you want to get ahead in publishing. She has been working in publishing for 30 years, in all aspects of the industry from editorial through to sales, academic to trade and conglomerates to tiny independents and has a huge understanding of the shifts in skills the industry needs as it moves to digital. For the past 12 years, parallel to her publishing career, Suzanne started bookcareers.com – a specialist careers consultancy - with the aim of providing independent careers advice and support to those within the industry and is fully qualified in Career Guidance and Development. Bookcareers.com is probably best known though for its Salary Survey. Suzanne also provides business to business consultancy to those who are setting up publishing houses or selling services to publishers.

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Many careers advisors say that you need to make yourself visible by blogging in order to get a job. But this is not necessarily the case: your blog could be working against you and killing your job prospects instead of helping you land the job you so richly want, says Suzanne Collier.

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Looking for a job in publishing? As with all social networking, when it comes to job searching there are some big ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’. Twitter on its own is unlikely to find you a job: you may see jobs advertised (and you’ll need to respond quickly if you do), but it should be used as the means to finding a job, and your personal marketing tool.

Suzanne Collier of www.bookcareers.com shares her top ten tips for using Twitter for your job search.