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BOOK PUBLISHER, IN-DEPTH: From Jewelry To Publishing

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Jasmine is a Book Publisher. She publishes and promotes different books through social media and other traditional methods. Jasmine goes into detail about what she likes and dislikes about her job, the difficulty of getting a job in her industry and her work-life balance.

Job Title: Book Publisher
Employer: Mwella

Job Summary: Desktop Publishers

Job Description

Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that will be printed or put online. They collect the text, graphics, and other materials they will need and then format them into a finished product.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Many employers prefer to hire workers who have experience in preparing layouts. This experience can sometimes substitute for formal education, such as a degree in graphic design.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$15,000 - $40,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
-20 to -10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Indoor, Hospital / Clinic, Military
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Artistic, Technical skills, Organizational skills

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<span m='13810'>And especially</span> <span m='14320'>this</span> <span m='14650'>book</span> <span m='15300'>has</span> <span m='15510'>been</span> <span m='16280'>such</span> <span m='16630'>a</span> <span m='16810'>current</span> <span m='17090'>book</span> <span m='17870'>that</span> <span m='18040'>everybody,</span> <span m='19050'>every</span> <span m='19410'>person,</span> <span m='21160'>is</span> <span m='21340'>in</span> <span m='21470'>need</span> <span m='21710'>of</span> <span m='21850'>it.</span> <span m='22020'>So</span> <span m='22520'>it's</span> <span m='22680'>very</span> <span m='22870'>satisfying</span> <span m='25830'>to</span> <span m='25960'>see</span> <span m='26160'>that</span> <span m='26430'>it's</span> <span m='26640'>helping</span> <span m='27000'>people</span> <span m='27470'>and</span> <span m='27940'>I hope</span> <span m='28470'>everybody</span> <span m='29030'>takes</span> <span m='30110'>a</span> <span m='30220'>little</span> <span m='30480'>notice</span> <span m='30850'>of</span> <span m='30990'>it.</span> <span m='31070'>They'll</span> <span m='31390'>take</span> <span m='31920'>one step</span> <span m='32390'>at least</span> <span m='33160'>and</span> <span m='33530'>it</span> <span m='33900'>helps</span> <span m='34250'>them</span> <span m='34960'>get</span> <span m='35160'>better</span> <span m='35660'>in</span> <span m='35920'>whatever</span> <span m='36120'>it</span> <span m='36180'>is</span> <span m='36440'>that</span> <span m='36640'>they're</span> <span m='36740'>doing.</span> </p><p><span m='38010'>What</span> <span m='38150'>don't</span> <span m='38440'>I</span> <span m='38530'>like</span> <span m='38810'>about</span> <span m='39130'>it?</span> <span m='41510'>It's</span> <span m='41690'>people who</span> <span m='42060'>take</span> <span m='42300'>it</span> <span m='42410'>and</span> <span m='42560'>don't</span> <span m='42720'>read</span> <span m='42840'>it.</span> <span m='43940'>And</span> <span m='44080'>that's</span> <span m='44320'>very--</span> <span m='45190'>you</span> <span m='45330'>get</span> <span m='45500'>really</span> <span m='45700'>upset</span> <span m='46070'>when</span> <span m='46250'>people</span> <span m='46520'>just</span> <span m='47080'>throw it</span> <span m='47500'>away</span> <span m='47790'>and</span> <span m='47950'>say,</span> <span m='48250'>look,</span> <span m='48750'>we</span> <span m='48870'>don't--</span> <span m='49510'>it</span> <span m='49610'>was</span> <span m='49770'>a</span> <span m='49830'>free</span> <span m='50070'>book,</span> <span m='50360'>so</span> <span m='50480'>why</span> <span m='50640'>should</span> <span m='50840'>we</span> <span m='50950'>bother</span> <span m='51360'>reading</span> <span m='51790'>it?</span> <span m='52490'>So</span> <span m='52630'>that's</span> <span m='52840'>very</span> <span m='53000'>upsetting.</span> </p><p><span m='54050'>A</span> <span m='54180'>key</span> <span m='54590'>decision.</span> <span m='55870'>Well,</span> <span m='56400'>I</span> <span m='56530'>have</span> <span m='56770'>to</span> <span m='56900'>say</span> <span m='57180'>it's</span> <span m='57630'>because</span> <span m='59210'>my</span> <span m='59380'>father</span> <span m='59940'>was</span> <span m='60290'>a</span> <span m='60360'>psychiatrist.</span> <span m='62120'>And</span> <span m='62320'>from</span> <span m='62480'>a</span> <span m='62540'>very,</span> <span m='62920'>very</span> <span m='63230'>young</span> <span m='63530'>age,</span> <span m='64310'>I</span> <span m='64569'>was</span> <span m='64760'>always</span> <span m='65160'>around</span> <span m='65550'>people</span> <span m='66880'>who</span> <span m='67250'>had</span> <span m='67990'>some</span> <span m='68270'>kind</span> <span m='68540'>of</span> <span m='68620'>mental</span> <span m='69600'>condition.</span> <span m='70990'>And</span> <span m='71240'>even</span> <span m='71520'>though</span> <span m='72270'>my</span> <span m='72420'>main</span> <span m='72740'>career in</span> <span m='73100'>my</span> <span m='73260'>life</span> <span m='73580'>was in</span> <span m='73970'>jewelry,</span> <span m='75110'>I always</span> <span m='75300'>felt</span> <span m='75490'>that</span> <span m='75900'>I</span> <span m='75980'>would</span> <span m='76140'>come</span> <span m='76390'>back</span> <span m='76760'>to</span> <span m='76880'>my</span> <span m='77030'>medicine.</span> <span m='79090'>This</span> <span m='79370'>is</span> <span m='79560'>the</span> <span m='79660'>one</span> <span m='79940'>way</span> <span m='80180'>I</span> <span m='80650'>felt</span> <span m='81020'>I</span> <span m='81080'>could</span> <span m='81310'>contribute</span> <span m='81960'>on</span> <span m='82120'>a</span> <span m='82170'>grander</span> <span m='82630'>scale</span> <span m='83020'>rather</span> <span m='83290'>than</span> <span m='83640'>teaching</span> <span m='84100'>somebody</span> <span m='84590'>on</span> <span m='84740'>a</span> <span m='84840'>one-on-one</span> <span m='85600'>or</span> <span m='86330'>helping</span> <span m='86680'>somebody</span> <span m='87080'>on</span> <span m='87170'>a</span> <span m='87240'>one-on-one.</span> <span m='87760'>This</span> <span m='87960'>was</span> <span m='88100'>on a</span> <span m='88200'>grander</span> <span m='88750'>scale.</span> </p><p><span m='89580'>I'm</span> <span m='89790'>sure</span> <span m='90055'>it's</span> <span m='90320'>a</span> <span m='90460'>very</span> <span m='90590'>difficult</span> <span m='91520'>position.</span> <span m='92010'>But</span> <span m='92640'>I</span> <span m='92800'>was,</span> <span m='93470'>perhaps,</span> <span m='93930'>lucky</span> <span m='94930'>because</span> <span m='95390'>the</span> <span m='95530'>author</span> <span m='95910'>of</span> <span m='96110'>this</span> <span m='96350'>book</span> <span m='96800'>was</span> <span m='97030'>an</span> <span m='97170'>old</span> <span m='97440'>friend.</span> <span m='98570'>And</span> <span m='98740'>when</span> <span m='98920'>he</span> <span m='99070'>wanted</span> <span m='100940'>to</span> <span m='101340'>publish</span> <span m='101770'>this book,</span> <span m='103390'>he</span> <span m='103500'>actually</span> <span m='103830'>contacted</span> <span m='104470'>me</span> <span m='104600'>and</span> <span m='104730'>asked me</span> <span m='105080'>if</span> <span m='105260'>I</span> <span m='105350'>would</span> <span m='105520'>be</span> <span m='105630'>interested</span> <span m='106150'>in</span> <span m='106280'>doing it.</span> <span m='106600'>So</span> <span m='106790'>I</span> <span m='106990'>have</span> <span m='107160'>to</span> <span m='107250'>say</span> <span m='107410'>I</span> <span m='107450'>was</span> <span m='107600'>the</span> <span m='107700'>lucky</span> <span m='107970'>one.</span> </p><p><span m='109410'>My</span> <span m='109550'>life</span> <span m='109910'>balance.</span> <span m='112100'>I</span> <span m='112350'>kind</span> <span m='112700'>of</span> <span m='112780'>feel</span> <span m='113100'>I'm</span> <span m='113420'>very</span> <span m='113670'>balanced</span> <span m='114150'>in</span> <span m='114260'>my</span> <span m='114400'>life.</span> <span m='119010'>I'm</span> <span m='119180'>very</span> <span m='119420'>sporty,</span> <span m='120020'>so</span> <span m='121460'>I</span> <span m='121600'>start</span> <span m='121990'>the</span> <span m='122090'>day</span> <span m='122350'>with</span> <span m='122700'>a good</span> <span m='122950'>walk</span> <span m='123310'>or</span> <span m='123610'>a</span> <span m='123660'>swim.</span> <span m='124730'>And</span> <span m='124810'>my</span> <span m='125010'>diet</span> <span m='125450'>is</span> <span m='125620'>good.</span> <span m='126770'>And</span> <span m='127670'>I</span> <span m='127760'>think</span> <span m='127990'>very</span> <span m='128259'>few</span> <span m='128400'>things</span> <span m='128680'>stress</span> <span m='129010'>me</span> <span m='130030'>because</span> <span m='130550'>I</span> <span m='130639'>have</span> <span m='130840'>a</span> <span m='130889'>full</span> <span m='131200'>awareness</span> <span m='133380'>of</span> <span m='133860'>whatever</span> <span m='134080'>that's</span> <span m='134500'>happening</span> <span m='134940'>in</span> <span m='135010'>life.</span> <span m='135290'>And</span> <span m='135400'>I</span> <span m='135470'>stop</span> <span m='135830'>and</span> <span m='136000'>think</span> <span m='136230'>about</span> <span m='136520'>it.</span> <span m='136915'>And</span> <span m='137310'>I</span> <span m='137390'>handle</span> <span m='137730'>it</span> <span m='137870'>accordingly.</span> <span m='138500'>So</span> <span m='140180'>I</span> <span m='140270'>don't</span> <span m='140510'>go</span> <span m='140640'>off</span> <span m='140830'>the</span> <span m='140940'>handle,</span> <span m='141340'>don't</span> <span m='141630'>get</span> <span m='141790'>stressed</span> <span m='142170'>about</span> <span m='142430'>things.</span> <span m='142760'>If I</span> <span m='142870'>can't do it,</span> <span m='143390'>I'll just</span> <span m='143750'>say,</span> <span m='143990'>look,</span> <span m='144530'>I'll</span> <span m='144640'>do it</span> <span m='144810'>tomorrow.</span> <span m='147010'>I'm in</span> <span m='147200'>charge of</span> <span m='147500'>my life,</span> <span m='147800'>shall we</span> <span m='148100'>say.</span> </p>","file":{"id":681118,"video_id":"","name":"3164-Jasmine - Publisher IN-DEPTH.mp4","duration":149512,"thumbnail_url":null}});

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