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go-getter

A highly motivated and ambitious person. We want interns who are go-getters, not timid kids who need to be told what to do.

(real) go-getter

an active, energetic, and aggressive person. Mary is very aggressive in business. A real go-getter.

go-getter

n. an energetic person. Willy is a real go-getter. He’ll go places.
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Our research has focused on the use of two state indexes to explain migration choices for go-getters, both domestic and foreign.
Management and nonmanagement go-getters are those employees who regard gainsharing as a positive change that is beneficial to the organization and/or themselves.
The ideal go-getter for us is someone who is goal-driven and willing to put in the time and effort to improve his or her life and the lives of those around them, but perhaps hasn't had the opportunity or resources to get to that next level in their education," said SNHU President Paul LeBlanc.
Running a Business with Ambition will provide a forum to help new and aspiring business go-getters, particularly in the early stages of trading.
Initially, ``Hitch'' deftly avoids romantic-comedy cliches by inventing some clever ways for go-getters Hitch and Sara to interact without resorting to the emotional constipation that typically plagues the lovelorn in these movies.
The gongs for go-getters awards would be separate to the current awards overseen by Tony Blair.
Early on, Stone takes pains to establish that many of the kids who founded the SLA were actually bright students, go-getters, who saw themselves as patriots protesting the actions (Vietnam, Kent State, etc.
Written by Simon Block and starring Robson Green and Sarah Parish, it was glossy and slick, full of ruthless go-getters in power suits.
They can go and be cutthroat go-getters all day, and then come home and bask in its warmth - they have this very disconnected kind of existence, which I find absurd.
How ironic that it might just turn out that our mothers are the real go-getters.