two people face to face at table as seen from above While men and women share their goals and aspirations with their managers, women are less likely to say that their managers act in ways that support those goals. (Photo: Andrey Popov/

It’s no secret that women have been and continue to have roadblocks put in front of them as they aspire to leadership roles within their organizations. The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)’s new report, “Women in Leadership: Unequal Access on the Journey to the Top,” shows that generally, women become increasingly disillusioned about equal access as they move up the corporate ladder. Men, on the other hand, are more likely to feel included and taken seriously.

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