And I’m not even talking about romantic workplace relationships! An astute reader pointed out a problem with my advice to Anita regarding her male boss requesting one-on-one after work social time. (See Cubicle Etiquette – Your Boss the Perp)
His point gets at the crux of difficulties many women face in career advancement – the informal power structure. This is not something that can be done with brute force, you have to be INVITED to play. It can be the most unnerving aspect of career advancement and for many women the glass ceiling.
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