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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Or taking the I, too, think being brazen can be a good thing if used the right way.

The New Rules For Success. This was a quick read with some interesting and usable points. If you’re a mess at home it shows at work. Feb 28, Tanya rated it liked it Shelves: Title schmitle, you can lead without one. I enjoyed hearing her take on things though. Nov 21, Rochelle rated it liked it. I think she is a caeeerist writer and her ideas are definitely interesting, so I thought I might enjoy her book.

But braxen people to not report sexual harassment? Take advantage of this new-mindset and this new way of thinking for finding happiness in your career with Trunk’s insightful and well-thought out advice. The New Rules for Success I had to make time for it.

I picked this book up because I’ve been reading the author’s blog, and I like her writing mew. Get breaking news and big stories on your desktop.

Lists What are lists? I adore Boston Globe columnist and blogger Penelope Trunk, so you can imagine when she personally, yes! It felt snide, unaccountable, unrelatable I was excited to read this book because I’m brazsn regular reader of the Brazen Blog and find Penelope’s views intriguing and thoughtful, and her writing style witty and charming. However, this book just wasn’t for me. There are stupid questions, so don’t ask them.


Sep 05, Tiffany rated it it was amazing. But for someone who is genuinely interested in Trunk and willing to put in the time, read the blog. Gen-Y’ers are in the midst of the toughest job market in recent memory: Delegate to make more time for yourself.

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Guy Caredrist, author of The Art of the Start “Take everything you think you ‘know’ about career strategies, throw them away, and read this book because the rules have changed. Feb 09, Lori Tian Sailiata rated it it was amazing. Hmmm a lot of re-iterating successs same ideas — some of which seem to be common knowledge for those of us who have interviewed, quit, got fired, and navigated through the social ladder at work.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? The New American Dream is almost exactly the same material and even more capsuled. And we have an outlook and set of priorities that makes many of the old rules for career success outdated and irrelevant. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait I understand that controversy generates discussion.

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However, there was one particular piece of “advice” Trunk offers that really bothered me and left me with just a bad feeling overall. I don’t understand that. Trunk gives great advice on how to deal with the new world of work and what it means to be generation Y in a baby boomer work environemt.


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Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success

This single location in Victoria: Too many people follow Trunk’s advice regarding their careers. How to manage a boomer boss Don’t be the hardest worker. I ordered this book from my library simply because I am a member of the web site Penelope Trunk founded also named “Brazen Careerist” and my daily updates from the site sometimes contain posts from Trunk’s blog.

No wonder baby boomers fear for the future of our society.

The author of this succss believes our generation is being brazen by blazing new trails in the workforce. This book is best for the Y-generation who have been in the workforce less than 5 years. 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.

While this book was an easy and quick read with some of her usual insightful quirks, I was disappointed. Related resource Contributor biographical information at http: