careerist


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ca·reer·ism

 (kə-rîr′ĭz′əm)
n.
Pursuit of professional advancement as one's chief or sole aim: "Rampant careerism, which makes many a work place a joyless site, was in check" (Mary McGrory).

ca·reer′ist adj. & n.

careerist

(kəˈrɪərɪst)
n
a person who values success in his or her career above all else and seeks to advance it by any possible means
caˈreerism n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.careerist - a professional who is intent on furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity
career girl - a woman who is a careerist
career man - a man who is a careerist
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
Translations

careerist

[kəˈrɪərɪst] Nambicioso/a m/f, arribista mf

careerist

nKarrierist(in) m(f), → Karrieremacher(in) m(f)

careerist

[kəˈrɪərɪst] ncarrierista m/f
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): Former Union Minister KK Tiwari on Monday slammed "careerist leader" Jairam Ramesh for heaping praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the senior Congress leader was unable to win even a panchayat election.
Any of them that complain are careerist politicians who by definition don't represent the masses.
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Over the years, I have fought against careerist academics.
The Virginia Allen Young Careerist Program was founded in 1964 by BPW National President Virginia Allen to recognize the professional, personal and political achievements of young professional women and men.
And ambassadorships provide methodological leverage for evaluating performance because of a large available sample, variation both across type of appointee (careerist and noncareerist) and within type (background characteristics) for similar positions with uniform appointment criteria and legal authority, and a statutorily designed evaluation scheme with clear criteria for performance.
Because dozens of careerist cowards deserve a good stretch inside its walls.
"And my occupation is Miss Los Angeles." A true careerist.
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