Hachette Careers Blog


  • Hannah Fresh Chapters Internship, Editorial 02 February, 2018

    Hannah's internship at Orion really helped her understand what it takes to work in editorial and she's now working as an Editorial Assistant within another division within the Hachette group!

  • Katie Fresh Chapters Internship, Hachette Children's Group 02 February, 2018

    Katie's 8-week internship at Hachette Children's Group meant that she got to spend time in departments across the group. To top things off, she's now back working with us!

  • Lena Fresh Chapters Internship, Editorial 02 February, 2018

    Are you thinking about applying for the Fresh Chapters Internship at Hachette UK, but not quite sure what it will involve? Here's our past intern Lena's review of her placement with Little, Brown.

  • Peter Quartley My Inside Story: Head of Publishing Solutions, Group IT 20 October, 2017

    Peter didn't expect to find a successful career in IT when he worked as a bookseller at Waterstones. It just goes to show that you often end up where you least expect and highlights the importance of making the most of the opportunities that come your way and knowing your strengths.

  • Anna Cavender Inside Story Event 8th Nov 2017 18 September, 2017

    With applications now open for the 2017 Inside Story event, Anna reflects on the inspiring day we had last year...

  • Katie Blainey My Inside Story: Publishing Director, Hodder Education 21 August, 2017

    Katie is the Publishing Director for Rising Stars and Hodder Assessment at the Hodder Education Group. Here she tells us what her job involves and how she got to where she is today!

  • Kat Life of a Fresh Chapters Intern: Kat 27 July, 2017

    Meet Kat! Kat started at Hachette UK as a Fresh Chapters Intern with John Murray Press in the Publicity and Marketing departments and here she tells us what is was like being on the internship scheme…

  • Vicki Fletcher My Inside Story: Training and Development 24 July, 2017

    Meet Vicki Fletcher! Vicki is a part of the HR team here at Hachette UK in her role as Group Training & Development Manager. Here she tells us what it takes to train and inspire our staff across all of our divisions…

  • Cameron My Inside Story: Editorial, Non-Fiction 17 July, 2017

    Meet Cameron! Cameron is one of our Editorial Assistants in Hodder & Stoughton. Cameron completed a Creative Access internship with us before starting his current role in March this year. He gave us an insight into his experience of working in Editorial so far…

  • Hannah Life of a Fresh Chapters Intern 23 June, 2017

    Meet Hannah! Hannah joined our Fresh Chapters Internship scheme in Publicity before successfully applying for a Marketing Assistant job in our Quercus division. With applications now open for the next cohort of Fresh Chapters Interns we had a catch up with Hannah to find out what life is really like on the Fresh Chapters scheme.

  • James Bullivant My Inside Story: Editorial 21 March, 2017

    James recently joined Hachette UK as an Editorial Assistant with Hodder Education, in our Banbury offices. Here he tells us what his first few weeks were like...

  • David Shelley My Inside Story: David Shelley, CEO 21 February, 2017

    Next up in our 'Inside Story' series, David Shelley shares how he carved his publishing career to become CEO for Little, Brown and Orion.

  • Ama Crisp Why your Cover Letter trumps your CV 10 February, 2017

    If you feel like you're not having any luck with your job applications, you're not alone. We recently had a candidate ask us why they weren't securing interviews from the countless jobs they had applied for. This got us thinking that it is actually your Cover Letter that is the most important part of your application. It is the main way for us to see your passion, skills and suitability for the role. So we thought we'd share some tips to help you make your Cover Letters stand out...

  • Ama Crisp January Jobhunting Tips 18 January, 2017

    Happy New Year! I hope you all had a marvellous Christmas, we certainly had lots of festive fun here at Hachette. Now that the holidays are well and truly over, you're probably starting to think about the year ahead or setting your New Year resolutions into motion. As part of that you may be keen to kick start your year with a new role, career path, or challenge.

  • Jacqueline My Inside Story: Work Experience 07 December, 2016

    Jacqueline recently joined us for work experience at Hodder Education having attended the 'Inside Story: Insight Into Publishing' Event. Here she tells us more about her placement with a few tips on how to make the most of your work experience...

  • Eleanor Helsby Behind the Scenes @HachetteCareers 14 November, 2016

    Eleanor from @HachetteCareers tells us more about her role in HR and what we're doing to spread the word about publishing

  • Sarah Baldwin My Inside Story: Design 06 November, 2016

    Sarah works at Hachette Children's Group as a Designer for the Orion Children's Books imprint. Read on to find out what her typical day involves and how she got her job in publishing. Don't forget to tweet us @hachettecareers if you have any questions!

  • Sylvia Aggrey 7 Reasons to apply for Inside Story 23 October, 2016

    Our Inside Story event is taking place on 16th November 2016. The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 30th October 2016 so if you haven't got your application in yet, here are 7 pretty good reasons why you should apply!

  • Cathy Wells Hachette Careers: The Blog 19 October, 2016

    Hello. Thanks for visiting our new blog. We’re going to use it to give you an insider’s view of what it’s really like to work for the UK’s best publisher.



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