HR & Recruitment Glossary

The most complete HR glossary and recruitment terms to help you navigate your day-to-day work.

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What is the Glass Ceiling?

The Glass Ceiling is an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or minorities from obtaining upper-level positions. It is an invisible but real barrier through which the next stage or level of advancement can be seen, but cannot be reached by a section of qualified and deserving employees due to implicit prejudice.