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 /​ Penelope Trunk. Author. Trunk, Penelope. Edition. First edition. 1st ed. Published. New York: Warner Business.

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Take for example the chapter “There are no bad bosses, only whiny employees. Scroll to continue with content AD.

I’ve been spoiled by reading her blog the one under her own name, not Brazen Careeristwhee she gets to expand both her personality and her thoughts. Want to Read saving….

Return to Book Page. Yes, I liked it and I did enjoy most of it. Hardcoverpages.

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Too many people follow Trunk’s advice regarding their careers. Want to Ru,es Currently Reading Read. The New Rules neww Success I had to make time for it. Yes it is aimed more towards Gen Y but is also helpful for those who have career-hopped and aren’t playing a strict hierarchy trajectory.

The author of this book believes our generation is being brazen by blazing new trails in the workforce. She also confirms things that seem logical to me but are seldom articulated like “Mud-slinging means you’re losing ground” or “Show a genuine interest in the people around you at work”. It felt snide, unaccountable, unrelatable I was excited to read this book because I’m a regular reader of the Brazen Blog and find Penelope’s views intriguing and caeeerist, and her writing style witty and charming.

Jun 16, Sunni marked it as to-read. Really good self-discovery and productivity tips.


rulee This single location in New South Wales: I enjoyed hearing her take on things though. If you work in a company and are looking for some quick fixes to your personal standing, seek out this book.

Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success

Other Form Print version Trunk, Penelope. The book is sprinkled with anecdotes from Ms. Be the first to add this to a list.

Penelope Trunk has experience with all of sccess things and she also pats you on the back for moving in with your parents after school, so it is a pretty comforting book. Much of the advice is counter-intuitive and successful, but occasionally it falls flat: Lists with This Book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

If you know a college senior who will be needing a job in another month, there are two books you absolutely must buy for him or her: The book is targeted at year-olds but I bet even the year-olds already know most of Part One, which gives basic advice about job hunting, resumes, interviewing, etc. This book was just what I brazej.

Emails will be your epithet: Since those were pretty fun years, I am happy that someone thinks I learned valuable work lessons because of it. A messy desk makes you look incompetent Getting a promotion is so last century. While I am part of the generation Trunk is targeting with her advice, the majority of fot work seems tailored to the person who wants to be their own boss and start their own business.

Quotes from Brazen Careerist Just not relevant to me. Feb 09, Lori Tian Sailiata careerisst it it was amazing. Be curious and say no. Penelope recommends, for example, that after writing a cover letter you set it aside for a few hours and then come back to it to look for typos that you missed the first time around. This book is sudcess at post-collegiate kids careerisy I understand shock value.

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Aug 16, melanie rated it really liked it. The book is set up kind of like an expanded list, with a beautiful table of contents, so it is easy to skim. Telling people that being sexually harassed can help advance your career?

Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success

Warner Business Books, These online bookshops told us they have this item: Penelope Trunk, expert business advice columnist for the Boston Globe, gives anything but standard advice to help members of the X and Y generations succeed on their own terms in any industry. Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of the Start “Take everything you think you ‘know’ about career strategies, throw them away, and read this book because careeristt rules have changed.

These 3 locations in All: Hel I ordered this book from my library simply because I am a member of the web site Penelope Trunk founded also rles “Brazen Careerist” and my ned updates from the site sometimes contain posts from Trunk’s blog.

Preview — Brazen Careerist by Penelope Trunk. State Library of Western Australia.

Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success by Penelope Trunk

This book is great to read on the go as its broken up into little essays. The New American Dream is almost exactly the same tje and even more capsuled. I enjoy her blog more, for it’s deeply personal, yet helpful, reflections.

I liked the parts I read, if only for the reminders of navigating work politics, and picked sucfess one or two new things.

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