Staffers report career fears following lockdown year

Staffers report career fears following lockdown year

Industry staffers have expressed worries about staff freezes and reduced opportunities for promotion and development, in a Bookseller survey marking the anniversary of the first lockdown.

Following revelations about an increased mental health burden in lockdown, and how the restrictions have thrown a spotlight on inequalities within the book industry, concerns have also been raised that working from home has reduced mentoring and learning opportunities.

The informal lack of networks appeared to be an issue for most but could be particularly detrimental to younger or junior members of staf...

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