[ kuh-reer-iz-uh m ]
/ kəˈrɪər ɪz əm /
devotion to a successful career, often at the expense of one's personal life, ethics, etc.
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- career girl,
- career woman,
- careers adviser,
- careers master,
- careers mistress,
- careers officer
Origin of careerism
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Examples from the Web for careerism
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.