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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Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success

Zuccess links View at http: Why go through the embarrassment of how Trunk makes us all look like opportunistic idiots? Check copyright status Cite this Title Brazen careerist: However, this book just wasn’t for me.

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Let me reiterate that I think most of Trunk’s advice is well thought-out and usually something I can find helpful. 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. I thw that controversy generates discussion.

These online bookshops told us they have this item: These were the Top 6 biggest productivity-disrupting events Nevertheless, I think this a great book for a new graduate, along with Effectively Immediately by Emily Bennington another blogger I like.

May 30, Mozart rated it really liked it. Stay in the loop! Or using sexual harassment as a tool to advance your career. Best comment – “You get ahead by being liked!


Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. She also confirms things that seem logical to me but are seldom articulated like “Mud-slinging means you’re losing ground” or “Show a genuine interest in the people around you at work”.

Oct 19, Damar rated it really liked it. Trunk’s own work experiences and references to fascinating academic research. Here Penelope leaves behind the basic job-searching advice and shares what she learned from some very intense years in Corporate America. Much of the advice is counter-intuitive and successful, but occasionally it falls flat: The New Rules For Success.

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Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success

However, it is important to note that I am definitely not the intended audience for this book. Return to Book Page. Yes it is aimed more towards Gen Y but is also helpful for those who have career-hopped and aren’t sucvess a strict hierarchy trajectory.

List accomplishments, not tasks. This book was just what I needed. In Part Two Penelope does more than re-affirm the lessons I’ve already learned.

She advises you particularly women, though she does mention men could benefit from this advice as well to use sexual harassment to get ahead. Other Form Print version Trunk, Penelope. Jun 09, MJ rated it liked it. Guy Kawasaki, author of The Art of the Dor “Take everything you think you ‘know’ about career strategies, throw them away, and read this book because the rules have changed.

If you’re stuck, take an adventure A resume is a sales tool, not a work summary. Open Preview See a Problem? Don’t be supportive Wuccess communication cannot enhance relationships you don’t have.


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Jan 24, Simplydolphins rated it really liked it. Oct 22, Julie Fiandt rated it liked it. Hell, some of the advice may actually be useful to me!

That would be the Boomer Generation’s structure and Trunk attacks it no holds barred. Feb 07, Sheila Jensen Keaton rated it really liked it. Rule 37 is “Don’t be the hardest worker” but I’m not convinced. 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 bazen and compensate for them 8 Focus on big projects to put on your next resume.

Checklist for starting your own business. Yes, there is always an careegist to glean something good out of a seriously bad situation; but to actively tell someone that the bad situation is actually helpful to them She is one of the funniest people I know. Warner Business Books, Blame yourself first Authenticity is the buzzword of the new millennium.