career move

career move caˈreer move noun [countable] JOBS
something you do to make progress in your career, sometimes something not directly related to your job:

• I joined the Labour Party because I believed in its values, not simply as a career move.

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career move UK US noun [C]
HR a change that you make in order to get a better job or to have better success in your job: »

Moving to a smaller company turned out to be a good career move.

See also CAREER CHANGE(Cf. ↑career change)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • (a) good career move — a good/smart/clever/career move phrase an action or change of job that helps you to be successful in your career Insulting the boss’s daughter was not a good career move. Thesaurus: general words relating to jobs and workhypernym types of job o …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) smart career move — a good/smart/clever/career move phrase an action or change of job that helps you to be successful in your career Insulting the boss’s daughter was not a good career move. Thesaurus: general words relating to jobs and workhypernym types of job o …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) clever career move — a good/smart/clever/career move phrase an action or change of job that helps you to be successful in your career Insulting the boss’s daughter was not a good career move. Thesaurus: general words relating to jobs and workhypernym types of job o …   Useful english dictionary

  • move — [muːv] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. informal if a product moves, or if a shop, dealer etc moves it, it sells very quickly: • These computer games are moving very fast. The kids love them. • The company isn t moving enough product. 2. to… …   Financial and business terms

  • career change — caˈreer change noun [countable usually singular] the act of changing to a different kind of job: • She was bored with her job and wanted to make a career change. * * * career change UK US noun [C] ► HR a change to a different type of job from the …   Financial and business terms

  • move — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 action to achieve sth; change in ideas, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ big, important, major, radical, significant ▪ decisive ▪ astute …   Collocations dictionary

  • career — I UK [kəˈrɪə(r)] / US [kəˈrɪr] noun [countable] Word forms career : singular career plural careers *** a job or series of related jobs that you do, especially a profession that you spend a lot of your working life in Choosing a career can be a… …   English dictionary

  • career — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 series of jobs that a person has ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ brief, short ▪ brilliant, distinguished, glittering (esp. BrE), illustrious …   Collocations dictionary

  • career — ca|reer1 [ kə rır ] noun count *** a job or series of related jobs that you do, especially a profession that you spend a lot of your working life in: Choosing a career can be a very difficult decision. the problems of combining a career and a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • move — move1 W1S1 [mu:v] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(change place)¦ 2¦(new house/office)¦ 3¦(change opinion etc)¦ 4¦(progress)¦ 5¦(take action)¦ 6¦(change job/class etc)¦ 7¦(emotion)¦ 8¦(cause somebody to do something)¦ 9¦(time/order)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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