[ kuh-reer-iz-uhm ]
/ kəˈrɪər ɪz əm /
devotion to a successful career, often at the expense of one's personal life, ethics, etc.
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But the greatest sin of all for Francis is perhaps that of careerism, chiding those who honor people rather than God.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Clay held the world title aloft, Lipsyte saw in the gleam of the belt sports and '60s social upheaval and his own careerism.