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How to Launch Your International Career: A Review of Stacie Berdan’s GoGlobal!

Ms. Career Girl

This is her second book about international careers. Her first book, Get Ahead By Going Abroad: A Woman’s Guide to Fast-Track Career Success , was published in 2007. I especially recommend this book because it outlines many of the steps I have taken in my own career.

Book Review: Careers Advice for Ambitious Women by Mrs Moneypenny

Position Ignition

This book is written by Heather McGregor under her alias of Mrs Moneypenny, a fictional character who writes a regular column for the FT Weekend Magazine. A former investment banker who now runs a specialist head-hunting firm focusing on the communications sector, is a visiting professor at Cass Business School, a business commentator and a charity trustee, she has written two other books in the past decade, Survival in the City (2003) and Mrs Moneypenny: E-mail from Tokyo (2006).

Headline Bloopers That Probably Got Someone Fired

Resume Bear

Federico, who had been at ESPN since 2006, was fired the day after the incident. The story discusses a governor who was stepping down after being caught on film in the company of three women. Acting Jobs Career Book Authors Featured Articles Job Market Jobs News Why ResumeBear?

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Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Del.icio.us Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? Is this your first time here?

Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

About the Author: Liam Condit, an HR Professional, has been writing industry related news and comment since 2006. I am a wife, mother of a 21 year old daughter, mama of two dogs, and author of two books.

Almost a review of Seth Godin's book, Linchpin | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Almost a review of Seth Godin's book, Linchpin Posted to: Career fulfillment | Self-management February 15th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Seth Godin’s new book, Linchpin , has arrived. It’s a great book, and I don’t think Lehrer would mind me calling him an almost-Malcolm Gladwell. And here comes my review of Seth’s book: He is right.

The farmer reviews three business books | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog The farmer reviews three business books Posted to: Parenting | Productivity | Self-management July 13th, 2010 Del.icio.us Why do people send you so many books?” You never review books you like.”

When you're feeling lost, don't hide | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I wrote my book because I did not have a road map and I am wanted other people to have a road map to do a career like I did. Which is how I got to thinking about my book. Now I just need to drop a copy of my book in the mail for you as I promised. Is this your first time here?

15 Amazing Commercials That Will Inspire the Greatness in You

Personal Excellence Blog

Evolution (Dove, Unilever) The Evolution ad was created by Dove (Unilever) in 2006 as part of their Campaign for Real Beauty. I’m not saying make-up is bad – it has been a great confidence booster for many women, and I love putting on makeup and making myself look better.

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BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Have a baby instead. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Posted to: Job Hunt | Women September 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Here’s an idea for what women should do if they're unemployed: Have a baby. 2) For women, a baby always decreases relative earning power. Then women voluntarily downshift.

Handshakes are Important

Hiring Technical People

Bob Sutton’s post, Handshakes and Job Interviews:Study Shows it is Especially Helpful for Women , explains why. To me, the most interesting finding pertains to women. The researchers found that, on average, women had weaker handshakes than men.

How to take intelligent risks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Posted by bobby on September 29, 2010 at 3:10 pm | permalink | Reply And that, Bobby, reminds me of one of my favorite quotations so far in the book I am reading, Blue Highways , by William Least Heat-Moon: “Any traveler who misses the journey, misses about all he’s going to get.”

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Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

and there is no need for him to read a 400-page book on AS. practically every book i have read thus far is in direct contradiction with your advice. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying Posted to: Diversity | Knowing yourself | Office Politics November 24th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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Blogs without topics are a waste of time | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

HHGTTG came close, especially in the last book. So, Big P, keep on keeping on… Oh, and if I simply wanted interview/career advice folks I could easily get that from any basic ABC book/blog/blah,blah,blah… Best, Cesar in LA Posted by Cesar in LA on October 6, 2009 at 1:58 pm | permalink | Reply Yep. In response to: "… advance their careers and eventually run the working world based on who can craft the best comic book character (personality?)

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Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

You should read this book: How Big Is Your God? While I am commenting, I wanted to say that I did get something out of your review of Seth Godin's book, specifically the concept of being charming enough not to get fired when you're difficult. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Test: Is your life happy or interesting? Posted to: Fulfillment February 16th, 2010 Del.icio.us

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Keep it fashionable, keep it timeless

Ms. Career Girl

Keeping a first class ticket on the fashion train drains your wallet quicker than a 2006 Ponzi scheme run by a moustachioed, cackling super-villain. Did you know that the amount of bright orange foundation used by women could viably create an entire new Earth’s crust if spread over the globe?

Thoughts on 9/11

Learning Voyager

Employee Engagement Top Ten E-Book Need a Coach? It starts with our local fire departments roll call for the dead, naming all those fire-men and women who perished in the line of duty that day. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing.

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Asperger syndrome in the office: How I deal with sensory.

Penelope Trunk

I often tell people I’m booked for lunch or dinner, and suggest coffee. You need to write a book about Aspergers from a woman's perspective–you say it's different than Aspergian men–because right now my only context is Jon Elder Robison's book and I don't identify with him at all…but this post you just wrote is totally me. The good part about sports is that there is a rule book. Is this your first time here?

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How To Be a Better Person: 101 Ways (and All New August Challenge!!)

Personal Excellence Blog

I committed myself to a lifetime of growth back in 2006 (when I discovered my purpose ), and I’ve never looked back ever since. For example, old clothes, textbooks, books, toys, and the like. Sneak Preview: The Personal Excellence Book (Pre-Order Starts 18 July, Sunday).

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Setting Personal Career Goals Ensures Success

Career Key

Always on the lookout for new, helpful career resources, I read Hearst Magazines' head Cathie Black’s new book “ Basic Black ” over the weekend and would recommend it to career seekers and would-be entrepreneurs. Many career/business books contain much of the same, recycled advice, but I found Ms. Black’s book a fresh read because of her down to earth writing style and practical, real life “case studies.” In 2006, Ms.

How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

If you have on your top three things you want in life: go to the gym, stay in touch with friends, read a book a week, then sightseeing is not on the list. Or my love of reading, and getting lost in books. Personally, I think women get these sorts of requests more than men do. An old-fashioned book or magazine is good. One day at a dance performance in Tokyo 3 Japanese women spotted me in the most Japanese crowd and came over to thank me for attending.

Five tips for asking better questions | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Yes, I have books, curriculum and advice to share. which prompted the book "What Should I Do With My Life" by the best-selling author Po Bronson. Is this your first time here?

Productivity is about finding space | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Jason recent book, Rework , is about counter-intuitive ways to be more productive (here is a hilarious ad for the book). I love the book because the advice is short and true — like have a short to do list so that you can actually get it done. Is this your first time here?

4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

For example, it was difficult to write the post about my friend, Ramit's book. I love the book, and I love Ramit. And the thing is, that it sold a ton of books for him. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us

Workplace news you cannot use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Workplace news you cannot use Posted to: How to blog | Productivity | Women January 25th, 2010 Del.icio.us Law firms are making concessions for women. But many firms that have already done this in response to the extreme brain drain in the legal profession due to women leaving law firms because they are so inflexible. So I don’t know about this book. Is this your first time here?

How to find the most fulfilling careers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I first became aware of this bastion of data when OK Cupid announced that older women benefit from showing cleavage in their photos, but younger women don't. Engineers For Women: 1. It is a list of men who like power but do not have access to a lot of women.

Asperger's at work: Why I'm difficult in meetings | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

She thinks I'm saying kids don't need to learn to construct paragraphs, or book reports. ") So I googled it, and low and behold, there's a book called: Asperger's Syndrome and Mindfulness: Taking Refuge in the Buddha (Paperback) I do enjoy how things are as they are! I think (being the armchair expert on nothing that I am), you need to buy a book: Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist. Also, give the teacher a book on sensory processing.

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life@work: How to Stand Out in a Job Interview

Life@work

What were doing between May 2005 and August 2006? What were doing between May 2005 and August 2006?

Leverage the advantages of being an introvert at work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

The absurdity of the workplace being set up for extroverts is that 57% percent of the world are introverts, according to Laurie Helgoe , a psychologist and the author of the book Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life is Your Hidden Strength. Here’s a book that can help you teach people how to approach introversion, and here's a summary of the book.) But this book can tell you what sort of introvert you are (for example, an artist or an activist ?)

Underrated career skill: Asking questions | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

Tyler Cowen’s book, Create Your Own Economy is largely about getting a life in the information age. So here’s a question for today: We know that women get more interviews if the name on their resume sounds male. Posted by Kay Lorraine on December 16, 2009 at 3:09 am | permalink | Reply Just read a great book on this topic: [link]. It seems right on taregt with what you were saying about women pretending to be men! – More difficult for women.

Networking with your work life on hold

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Cube Rules teaches you how to build SMART Goals , how to survive a job layoff and how to write your performance review.

Being an expert takes time, not talent | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Yes, he had innate ability, but also, his father was a professional violinist, skilled composer and wrote the first book ever on violin instruction. The book "Trust Agents" discusses how contacts and networks in combination with skill and expertise lead to success. The book "Talent is Overrated" talks about this in depth. Also, chiming in with the others about the confounding absence of Gladwell and his book Outliers in this post.

The Internet has created a generation of great writers | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

She has conducted the Stanford Study of Writing , which includes about 15,000 writing samples from students from 2001 – 2006. Or to read a physical book that hasn’t been made into online material? These kids need to turn off the Social Networks and read a book because school won't help them. These were 11th grade students that were not beyond picture-book reading level (and the ones that turned in A/S/L internet text speak essays…the entire class.)

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

And I can only think of that part of the book Go Dog Go where the dogs say: Hello again. Their parents are reading books, taking care of young siblings, not paying attention to the forms and the numbers and the lines. Posted by Jill on December 1, 2009 at 9:22 am | permalink | Reply Reminds me of the time that the police came to our house, because my Mom wouldn't return the library books. Great book. It's true … at least for most of the women I know.

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Snapshot of the new workplace: Karen Owen's PowerPoint | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Snapshot of the new workplace: Karen Owen's PowerPoint Posted to: Women October 9th, 2010 Del.icio.us She illustrates why men are afraid of twentysomething women. Is this your first time here?

BNET Column: Perfectionism is a disease. Here's how to beat it.

Penelope Trunk

Someone should write a "Never Eat Alone" type book translated for introverted people, i.e: Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog BNET Column: Perfectionism is a disease. Here's how to beat it.

Remembering Career Development Pioneer Jean Haldane, 1926 - 2010

Career Key

If you are not familiar with the Haldanes work or Dependable Strengths, I strongly encourage you to visit the Centers website , take part in Dependable Strengths workshops, and read related books. At the top of Jean’s photo, click on “Visit Guest Book" to share your remembrances.

How to make yourself more likable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Karen on January 7, 2010 at 3:55 pm | permalink | I think there is a part in most women which would like to be the PW. I also recommend a book called Don't Sweat the Aubergine. The farmer has been reading a book, Man Enough: Fathers and sons and the search for masculinity. And the psychology of that book is very similar to what you write here: I like that. I mean, the Pioneer Woman is currently on a national book tour, with her husband and kids.

The science of love at first sight | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Women are more likely to fall in love with a man when ovulating. But ovulation changes the type of man women seek. I thought you might want to see a post that I just wrote about my 10 ten favorite professional women bloggers. Is this your first time here?

How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

BUT, I had enough knowledge of the thing I was lying about, and enough access to books, coffee and my computer, that I was confident I could learn quick if I was giving the opportunity. Is this your first time here?