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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Succfss 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 weaknesses and compensate for them 8 Focus on big projects to put on your next resume. How to manage a boomer boss Don’t brszen the hardest worker. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Feb 17, Kelli rated it liked it.
Life is too short to be stuck in a rat hole 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. However, it is important to note that I am definitely not the intended audience for this book.
Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success
A positive approach to change driving Ladders. Comments and reviews What are comments? The New Rules for Success I had to make time for it. Yes it is aimed more towards Gen Y but is also helpful for those who have career-hopped and aren’t playing a strict hierarchy trajectory.
Yes, I liked it and I succesd enjoy most of it. 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.
Separate different tags with a comma. This book is tue at post-collegiate kids wondering: List accomplishments, not tasks. 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.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Delegate to make more time for yourself.
Based on where I am in my career and my life, Part One was a little too elementary for me. She uses that hook to make a valuable point about the importance of taking time to think big thoughts but still: However, there was one particular piece of “advice” Trunk offers that really bothered me and left me with just a bad feeling overall.
Why you should allow yourself to indulge brazej the holidays Ladders. Here Penelope leaves nes the basic job-searching advice and shares what she learned from some very intense years in Corporate America.
That would be the Boomer Generation’s structure and Trunk attacks it no holds barred. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? A long list of ways to dodge long hours. 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.
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The author’s acerbic statements are dead on funny: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. New Rules For Success. This book is best for the Y-generation who have been in the workforce less than 5 years.
Jul 30, Redefinitely rated it it was ok.
Book review: Brazen Careerist: New Rules For Success
However, this book just wasn’t for me. Yes, there is always an option to glean something good out of a tue bad situation; but to actively tell someone that the bad situation is actually helpful to them How to use fear to your advantage Ladders.
Oct 07, loafingcactus rated it liked it Shelves: Check copyright status Cite this Title Brazen careerist: The New Rules For Success.
Pretty good book on viewing your career strategically. But encouraging people to not report sexual harassment? Circumvent hierarchy by joining a team. Grad school will not save you. 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. However, the author suggests being brazen means moving in with your parents because you don’t want to earn your own way while you figure out what you want to do with your life.