careerism

[ kuh-reer-iz-uhm ]
/ kəˈrɪər ɪz əm /

noun

devotion to a successful career, often at the expense of one's personal life, ethics, etc.

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Origin of careerism

First recorded in 1930–35; career + -ism
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