• What young women think it takes to get ahead at work isn't actually what moves the needle

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Senior women in the workplace say sponsorship, and navigating office politics, has been key to their success, according to a report from McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.Org.
    More junior women think it comes down to good communication skills.
    The report authors say it's important for women to cultivate sponsors who are men as well as sponsors who are women.
    Ideally, employees would be evaluated and given opportunities for advancement based on their past performance.
    This isn't exactly how things work.
    Instead, it can matter a lot who you know and who's vouching for you, especially within your...
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