Glass and Other Ceilings

Posted in : HR Updates on 22 August 2011
Linzi Conway
Key to Success Consultants

Linzi Conway writes:

The glass ceiling has been described as "the unseen, yet unbreakable barrier that keeps minorities and women from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, regardless of their qualifications or achievements."

The hour glass ceiling can be as the result of companies requiring long hours for advancement and promotion.

The concrete ceiling is a term used to describe the type of barrier minority women face in relation to both issues of sexism and racism.

The glass ceiling, the hour glass ceiling, the concrete ceiling, whatever ceiling, are you a female manager, simply

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Linzi Conway
Key to Success Consultants

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