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A Majority of Professionals aren’t prepared to become CEO

Attempting to attract and retain your talent by offering them senior leadership positions might once have been an effective strategy – but looks like that has changed.

A surprisingly large number of workers are simply not interested in the corner office.

Polling more than 700 leaders in talent and learning management, the Global Workforce Leadership Survey found only 11% of professionals are aspiring to attain C-level positions.

Among these respondents, only 36% of women versus 64% of men aspire to be C-level executives, highlighting a striking gender divide in career ambitions.

Additionally, the report found only 31% of younger Millennial employees wanted senior leadership positions – slightly less than their Gen X seniors (38%).

What’s concerning here is that, quite literally, the future leadership at some critical global organisations is at risk…

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