Careerist



a person who follows a career.
a person who pursues a policy or attitude of careerism.
Contemporary Examples

In an age when we needed a visionary, he is merely a careerist.
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York Allen Barra September 22, 2013

What I think the book is, is a critique of presenting it from a careerist perspective.
The Slacker Generation’s Swift Gerald Howard March 2, 2010

noun
a person who values success in his career above all else and seeks to advance it by any possible means
n.

1917, from career (n.) + -ist.

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