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Glass ceiling no longer as relevant for modern career women

A recent survey of 1,000 UK working women between the ages of 18 – 60 has revealed that two thirds believe they faced multiple barriers throughout their careers, rather than just a single ceiling on entry to the boardroom.

The survey, by Ernst & Young, identified four key barriers to career progression for today’s working women – age, lack of role models, motherhood, and qualifications and experience.

When respondents were asked to identify what three things their organisations could do to remove these barriers, or better support women’s career progression, the top answers were:

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