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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Jan 24, Simplydolphins rated it really liked it. Maybe things have changed or my career is just different from the ones she wrote about but I did not find Trunk’s advice applicable. A messy desk makes you look incompetent Getting a promotion successs so last century. Read it now, or you’ll wish you had when you’re 40! Saw this in the dollar store so I picked it up. It felt snide, unaccountable, unrelatable and bashing of anything even remotely conventional.

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Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success – AOL Finance

Delegate to make more time for yourself. Are you taking long lunches? There are no bad bosses, only whiny employees.

Feb 28, Tanya rated it liked it Shelves: The answer to all three should be yes, if you want to succeed in your career on your own terms. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I thought the advice was well thought-out and communicated concisely. None of your libraries hold this item. If you’re stuck, take an adventure A resume is a sales tool, not a work summary. Lists with This Book. Content Types text Carrier Types online resource Physical Description 1 online resource xix, pages xix, p.


The book is packed with witty one-liners and hilarious antics from her past. But it’s not just confusion I feel. I liked the way the book was laid out.

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Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success

Check copyright status Cite this Title Brazen careerist: An older book but still quite relevant. These online bookshops told us they have this item: 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. Penelope Trunk has experience with all of these things and she also pats you on the back for moving in with your parents after school, so it is a pretty comforting book.

Jul 31, Meghan rated it liked it. I enjoyed hearing her take on things though. Open to the public. This book was just what I needed. A very quick read that made a lot of good points in a very direct, concise manner. And we have an outlook and set of priorities that makes many of the old rules for career success outdated and irrelevant.

Penelope Trunk, expert business advice columnist for the Boston Globe, gives anything vrazen standard advice to help members of the X and Y Are you taking long lunches?

Published May 25th by Business Plus first published But this crotchety gripe aside, there is some great stuff in Brazen Careerist that you won’t find anywhere else.

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Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? I enjoy her blog more, for it’s deeply personal, yet helpful, reflections. Now if you’re 40 years old and haven’t figured out that sort of thing, this book isn’t going to be able to save you. 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.

The book is broken up into essays that are quick reads. I am not one of those people, so I felt a lot of the advice was not relevant to me; however, I still read careerisst information and it was well-written and interesting. Careetist book is targeted at year-olds but I bet ev I adore Boston Globe columnist and blogger Penelope Trunk, so you can imagine when she personally, yes!

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However, there was one particular piece of “advice” Trunk offers that really bothered me and fareerist me with just a bad feeling overall. Penelope Trunk what a pseudonym! But the more I think about it, the more this section of the book bothers me and that ruins my experience of reading it. 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.

Jun 09, MJ rated it liked it. Feb 05, Siddhangana rated it liked it Shelves: In Part Two Penelope does more than re-affirm the lessons I’ve already learned.