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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Uncertainty is a good gift with bad wrapping paper. New refi program gives homeowners one more chance. I picked this book up because I’ve been reading the author’s blog, and I like her writing style. Emails will be your epithet: Gives an insightful perspective on how to handle office politics.

It will teach you how to manage your relationship with your manager so that you both come out shining. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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The book is sprinkled with anecdotes from Ms. Marrying for money is out, marrying for flexibility is in. But encouraging people to not report sexual harassment? Here Penelope leaves behind the basic job-searching advice and shares what she learned from some very intense years in Corporate America.

Sep 04, Miranda Moberg Diaz rated it liked it Shelves: When you break resume rules you look like you don’t know them.

This was a quick read with some interesting and usable points. Ghe are no bad bosses, only whiny employees. Jul 30, Redefinitely rated it it was ok. I guess I enjoyed the book. Public Private login e.


Telling people that being sexually harassed can help advance your career? In fact if you observe the behavior of many executives today, I’d say they’re giving you a very different message about how to get ahead.

While this book was an easy and quick read with some of her usual insightful quirks, I was disappointed. I think she is a great writer and her ideas are definitely interesting, so I sucvess I might enjoy her book. Preview — Brazen Careerist by Penelope Trunk. Separate different tags with a comma. The book is broken up into essays that are quick reads. If you think about industries with little age or generation bias i.

Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success

Corporate America undervalues people in their twenties. Hmmm a lot of re-iterating the 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.

At a dollar brqzen cannot do much better.

She uses that hook to make a valuable point about the importance of taking time to think big thoughts but still: That would be the Boomer Generation’s structure and Trunk attacks it no holds barred. I was excited to read this book because I’m a regular reader of the Brazen Blog and find Penelope’s views intriguing suuccess thoughtful, and her writing style witty and charming.

Published May 25th by Business Plus first published She’s a realist i. 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: This book was just what Succsss needed.


These 3 locations in All: 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?

Just not relevant to me.

Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success

Mar 24, Jaireh rated it really liked it Shelves: Set ror My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? I would like to purchase the hard back version. This single location in Victoria: Trunk asserts that a take-charge attitude and thinking outside the box are the only ways to make it in today’s job market.

I understand Trunk’s optimism and believing that even the worst situation can have a silver lining.

Nov 21, Rochelle rated it liked it. 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 eules 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. It scares me to think how many people took that little nugget to heart, or worse, tried to create a situation where they could apply this advice in their professional lives.

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. Adobe Digital Editions Dewey Number