There is a promotion discrepancy occurring in corporations according to Lean-In and McKinsey & Company research—with men being 30 percent more likely to receive promotions from entry level to manager positions than women.
Wow! That is a big gap, and this inconsistency continues throughout a woman’s career as statistics reveal women are underrepresented at every level of the organization.
Many women believe their work speaks for itself and it alone will earn them a promotion. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works—if it did, after all of these years of striving, women executives would account for greater numbers at the top of the heap; and they don’t.
Men operate under an entirely different premise. They understand how critical developing relationships upward are to achieving a career with no limits. Big time! Read More→