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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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Although the island of Okinawa is geographically smaller than the regions covered by other ASMC chapters, our unique operating environment presents several challenges when attempting to engage and connect with the early careerists.
"I'm honored to have been selected for this new role as Director of Innovation for the Florida Chapter and look forward to working with our volunteers to build engagement from our payers, physicians, early careerists and women leaders," said Birch.
Yet recent scandals, such as lavish spending on conferences by the General Services Administration (Rein and Smith 2012) and a top Environmental Protection Agency policy maker defrauding the agency of almost $1 million (Simpson 2013), seem to contradict the conventional wisdom that careerists are (less) immune from corruption.
"Party members do not seem to count and their opinions are not valued by the Blairites and the Right of the party, especially those careerists who are frightened of Jeremy Corbyn."
political life of the country to better, nevertheless, remain in shadow "thanks" to careerists, which have been climbing the career stairs
He was fiercely opposed by a Conservative MP, Lord George Curzon, who said: "It will bring into the House shallow careerists who will make a business out of the duties and obligations of government."
We need a real alternative to these careerists - councillors who'll fight for the people of Coventry.
Many Tories are infuriated over the coup attempt by MPs - including George Eustice, the PM's former spin doctor - who are widely seen as careerists anxious to impress Mr Cameron.
Whether it's politicians or other public servants, careerists are increasingly usurping those who actually care about the lives of others.
We all leaguers are careerists, he said adding PML-Q had not made any consultation with him for joining the government.
Maybe it's time for a change of political scenery, and Plaid is the only party in the Vale that seems to be run by ordinary local people not careerists.
a member of Wenatchee's chapter of Business and Professional Women, competed with Young Careerists from across the United States.