self-advancement

self-advancement

n
the act or process of improving one's position, education, etc
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Oolanga was in his way a clever, unscrupulous rogue, and he felt that with things moving round him in this great household there should be opportunities of self-advancement.
Despite this particular experience being beyond the means of most Canadians, Macbeth's column was part of a broader trend to sharpen consumers' skills for self-advancement.
I believe that many employees underestimate their capacity to refresh their competencies, which makes it even more important for companies to foster an atmosphere of learning, self-advancement, and cross-collaboration.
While Phase - II of the project is aimed to continue the capacity development of relevant Pakistan agencies (Federal, Provincial Irrigation Departments, and so forth) regarding flood management, especially forecasting, warning and hazard analysis and also to strengthen the human resource development in Pakistan through the project activities, which lead to establishing technical foundation in the country for the sustainable self- development and self-advancement of the flood forecasting and early warning system as well as the effective coordination and management during floods.
We students are gathered together, battling our way through the congested route in pursuit of our freedom to education, personal interaction, and self-advancement.
In Stockton the Frederick Nattrass Primary Academy, Creative Village CIC, Friends of Elton Hall Association, St Mark's Elm Tree C of E Voluntary Aided Primary School, Self-Advancement Foundation and Education (SAFE) and Mindskills are to all receive between PS7,000 and PS10,000.
To most of us he's simply an overrated, overgrown buffoon with no policy idea other than self-advancement.
The former, like a company or a school, offer opportunities for self-advancement.
Describing the constrictive society of the time, Bezhanova finds that the women characters of these incipient novels of formation, surprisingly, project an attitude of "Willful self-making" and self-advancement.
Lacking the guidance of a trusted adult, models such as Eve and Elana easily become fodder for the self-advancement of manipulative agents.
So it was important for trainers to be creative, excel in all fields, work at self-advancement and try to improve the level of their performance as well as the work of the organization.
As a growing portion of the population succumbs to the entitlement state's ever-expanding menu of temptations, the costs, Eberstadt concludes, include a transformation of the nation's ''political culture, sensibilities, and tradition,'' the weakening of America's distinctive ''conceptions of self-reliance, personal responsibility, and self-advancement,'' and perhaps a ''rending of the national fabric.
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