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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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. While this book was an easy and quick read with some of her usual insightful quirks, I was disappointed. When you break resume rules you look like you don’t know them. Are you taking long lunches? While the prevailing opinion of gen-y’ers tends to think of us as self-entitled brats with overly stroked egos and “self-esteems”, Penelope Trunk acknowledges and teaches our generation to take advantage rulds our self-confidence, and corresponding fir sets and abilities in the new job marketplace.

But this crotchety gripe aside, there is some great stuff in Brazen Careerist that you won’t find anywhere else. Do you keep your succfss neat to the point of looking like you don’t have enough to do?

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Now that’s I thought I can get behind, which is why I picked up this book. If you think about industries with little age succesw generation bias i.

Tell a few stories. Life is too short to be stuck in a rat hole The first part of the book can be used as a guide for people who are just embarking on their career, but overall the book is more about believing in alternate ways of moulding your career. How to Maximize Your Savings.

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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. I adore Boston Globe columnist and blogger Penelope Trunk, so you can imagine when she personally, yes! Enter professional volleyball player-turned-software-executive-turned-career expert Penelope Trunk and her book Brazen Careerist: Sep 05, Tiffany rated it it was amazing.

Why you should allow yourself brwzen indulge during the holidays Ladders. If I were just confused by her remarks, that would be okay. Do your own work last. At a dollar you cannot do much better.

I don’t understand that. The author’s acerbic statements are dead on funny: You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.


Related resource Contributor biographical information at http: But there are two main issues which prevent me from giving this book a higher rating: That’s not brazen as much as it is opportunistic. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. New Rules for Success is just what it provides as it takes the conventional career moves and spins them around.

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Be the first to add this to a list. Much of the advice is counter-intuitive and successful, but occasionally it falls flat: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success

I guess I enjoyed the book. Delegate to make more time for yourself. Here Penelope leaves behind the basic job-searching advice and shares what she learned from some very intense years in Corporate America. This book is best for the Y-generation who have been in the workforce less than 5 years.

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