New employment data released today shows that many mediocre male CEOs are still unable to break through the glass floor, despite possessing all of the qualities required to have mild success in middle management.
Employment analyst Sam Dulles said many CEOs had all the hallmarks of semi-talented middle executives, but just couldn’t move past a series of unfair perceptions.
“What we’re seeing is a lot of very senior business leaders who would comfortably fit into a role as a project officer or a marketing coordinator, but there’s just this invisible barrier holding them back,” she said.
“They get stuck in this continuous loop of senior management roles and then find there are all sorts of obstacles stopping them from getting the types of jobs other more qualified colleagues get”.
By Terry Beular