Results of the 3rd Annual SSP Professional Skills Survey and the Updated Professional Skills Map

The SSP Career Development Committee’s Professional Skills Map is in its third iteration, and the results are presented here. The Skills Map aims to guide scholarly publishing professionals across industries and career levels in recognizing their personal strengths and interpersonal and technical skills, and then map those skill sets to fitting roles across the industry, empowering them to advance in their current roles and explore potential career paths they may not have previously considered.

SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast Episode 10: Industry Primer — Sales in the Scholarly Publishing Landscape

The tenth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast serves as a primer on the sales role within scholarly publishing- what sales professionals do, how they operate as relationship managers, and the role of their interactions from end user to publisher. Andy Douglas, Vice President of Commercial Partnerships and Strategic Business Development at Springer Nature, addresses these questions and more. Hosted by Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Sara Grimme (Digital Science).