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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I understand Trunk’s optimism and believing that even the worst situation can have a silver lining. Tell a few stories. 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. Penelope Trunk what a pseudonym! 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.

Enter professional volleyball player-turned-software-executive-turned-career expert Penelope Trunk and her book Brazen Careerist: Hardcoverpages.

Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success

Based on where I am in my career and my life, Part One was a little too elementary for me. Rule 37 is “Don’t be the hardest worker” but I’m not convinced. Read it now, or you’ll wish you had when you’re 40!

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. Don’t be supportive Electronic communication cannot enhance relationships you don’t have. Jun 09, MJ rated it liked it. Blame yourself first Authenticity is the buzzword of the new millennium. Separate different tags with a comma. Be the first to add this to a list.

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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 the rules have changed.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Whether Penelope’s career advice is fresh for you or old hat, there’s one thing that will make you love her book – it’s the humor.

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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. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Jun 16, Sunni marked it as to-read. 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 aimed at post-collegiate kids wondering: I picked up this book because I had used to read Penelope Trunk’s work a while ago. Trivia About Brazen Careerist There are no bad bosses, only whiny employees. Open Preview See a Problem? I, too, think being brazen can be a good thing if used the right way.

But you can get that sort of advice anywhere. Tags What are tags? In Part Two Penelope does more than re-affirm the lessons I’ve already learned. A cover letter is a piece of direct mail Hunting for a job is not a task, it’s a lifestyle. She uses that hook to make a valuable point about the importance of taking time to think big thoughts but still: Trunk offers a compact career guidebook for young people — although much of the advice is great for Baby Boomers too — in the form of “45 New Rules For Success.


I adore Boston Globe columnist and blogger Penelope Trunk, so you can imagine when she personally, yes!

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May 30, Creerist rated it really liked it. Penelope’s the kind of person I wish I had as succwss co-worker because she would rejoice with you in the good times, talk you through the rough times, and make you laugh through it all. Just not brzen to me. Ku-ring-gai Municipal Council Libraries. Trunk’s own work experiences and references to fascinating academic research.

Yes, there is always an option to glean something good out of a seriously bad situation; but to actively tell someone that the bad situation is actually helpful to them Hell, some of the advice may actually be useful to me! Life is too short to be stuck in a rat hole Open to the public ; Jul 30, Redefinitely rated it it was ok.

Search The Web Search Aol. Uncertainty is a good gift with bad wrapping paper. The New Rules For Success. The audio version was especially entertaining. She is the big sister I wish I had had when I first started my career – she could have spared me some painful first-hand lessons, or at least I would have learned them a whole lot quicker.

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