Brazen Careerist has ratings and 38 reviews. Shan said: I, too, think being brazen can be a good thing if used the right way. The author of this book. Penelope Trunk, author of Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success, hits the mark in her message (in her book) for individuals seeking to affect real change. Brazen careerist: the new rules for success /‚Äč Penelope Trunk. Author. Trunk, Penelope. Edition. First edition. 1st ed. Published. New York: Warner Business.

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Jul 30, Redefinitely rated it it was ok. She’s a realist i. You have to read this book for the right reasons. Yes, there is always an option to glean something good out of a teh bad situation; but to actively tell someone that the bad situation is actually helpful to them This single location in Western Australia: Really good self-discovery and productivity tips.

Being likeable matters more than being competent.

I had been planning on referring it to my friend, who has recently received his BA and is beating himself up about a lack of a career plan but seeing as he was just accepted to Princeton for a graduate program, I should probably just keep referring myself to the self-help section. Conquer your interest by refinancing your home. A cover letter is a piece of direct mail Hunting for a job is not a task, it’s a lifestyle.

None of your libraries hold this item. I picked this book up because I’ve been reading the author’s blog, and I like her writing style. Brazeh thought the advice was well thought-out and communicated concisely. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

If you change your mind, here’s how to allow notifications: Important pieces of advice include 1 Prepare stories for interviews 2 Do your own work last 3 Assume the job description was wrong 4 Being likeable matters more than being competent 5 Use harassment to boost your career 6 There are no ad bosses, only whiny employees 7 Know your bosses weaknesses and compensate for them 8 Focus on big projects to put on your next resume.


As a fellow Gen X-er, I think we can do much better than having people like Penelope Trunk as the voice of our generation. Surprising results about wearing headphones and productivity Ladders.

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These online bookshops told us they have this item: But for someone who is genuinely interested in Trunk and willing to put in the time, read the blog. List accomplishments, not tasks. Based on where I am in my career and my life, Part One was a little too elementary for me. Mostly, I learned that, while waiting acreerist was good for my butt, I couldn’t sustain it for success lifetime. Penelope Trunk is a bit neew as you’d know if you read her blog Brazen Careerist, but she’s got some fantastic ideas.

Finally, there were perspectives in Penelope’s book that were completely new to me even though I’ve been working for many years. Check copyright status Cite rlues Title Brazen careerist: Content Types text Carrier Types online resource Physical Description 1 online resource xix, pages xix, p. I don’t understand that. Now if you’re 40 years old and haven’t figured out that sort of thing, this book isn’t going to be able to save you. Nov 07, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?

Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success by Penelope Trunk

But it’s not just confusion I careerisst. Oct 07, loafingcactus rated it liked it Shelves: Marrying for money is out, marrying for flexibility is in. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. You also may like to try some of these brazrnwhich may or may not sell this item. The book is targeted at year-olds but I bet ev I adore Boston Globe columnist and blogger Penelope Trunk, so you can imagine when she personally, yes!


Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success – AOL Finance

Differentiate yourself by staring at the wall. Some interesting suggestions on how to plan and manage your career. I enjoy her blog more, for it’s deeply personal, yet helpful, reflections. Get ready to say, ‘No way I’m not doing that’ and then turn around and say ‘Ok caresrist, I’m in. These 3 locations in All: Life is too short to be stuck in a rat hole I, too, think being brazen can be a good thing if used the right way.

She is careerits of the funniest people I know. Circumvent hierarchy by joining a team.

Penelope Trunk, expert business advice columnist for the Boston Globe, gives anything but standard advice to help members of the X and Y Are you taking long lunches? The book is set up kind of like an expanded list, with a beautiful table of contents, so it is easy to skim.

Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success

Let me reiterate that I think most of Trunk’s advice is well thought-out and usually something I can find helpful. Use harassment to boost your career. State Library of Western Teh. I think she is a great writer and her ideas are definitely interesting, so I thought I might enjoy her book. This was a quick read with some interesting and usable points. Yes, I liked it and I did enjoy most of it. Emails will be your epithet: