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a professional who is intent on furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity

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The career map, explicit in its title, provides careerists with an effective mix of formal education and training, on-the-job training, developmental assignments and various self-development opportunities at each grade level to help them plan their career destinations.
Careerist ambassadors could benefit from the leadership and managerial training required for promotion to senior levels of the Foreign Service (Foreign Affairs Council 2003).
Slender and six-foot-four, with a short and thick dark beard going gray, Mark is a boundaryless careerist whose skill is his knowledge of semiconductor production, tie is senior director for manufacturing solutions at STMicroelectronics, one of the world's five leading semiconductor companies and rival of the American giants Intel and Advanced Micro Devices.
Established in 1964, Young Careerist involves a competitive selection process within local organizations, districts/regions and 54 state federations, resulting in the selection of a Young Careerist to represent each state federation at the BPW/USA annual National Conference.
DiCaprio forcefully connects with Costigan's profound sense of alienation and dislocation, and Damon is even better, turning Sullivan from a charming and skillful liar to a twitchy careerist consumed by self-preservation.
By paying teachers according to their credentials and the number of years they have been on the payroll rather than how well their students perform, the rewards go to the credentialed careerist, not necessarily to the meritorious teacher.
The passage of this morally wrong legislation is already being used by careerist politicians to say that we've done all we can do to stem abortion in the midst of our current circumstances.
Miller, public relations; and Marcella Gardner, young careerist.
Careerist purposes emphasize job and income security, status, and fear of futility.
Still, the careerist attorneys clung to their professional ethic of representing the political appointees as they would any client and of vigorously pursuing any case they were assigned.
The studio chiefs, careerist Red-hunting politicians, and J.
Seemingly sensitive to the depredations of the Orwellian world of Women's Centers and intrusive, careerist power, Prose's novel even aspires to being a Darkness at Noon for our times.
By contrast, in Two Thousand and None Turturro's Benjamin is a careerist whose work means everything to him until he is compelled to face the void, and for Paragamian, the terminally ill yuppie had to be a paleontologist, rather than a stock market trader or a dot-com entrepreneur.
However, this would seem to contradict a widespread and unflattering myth about him: Carl Sagan as the ruthlessly ambitious careerist.