Question: “My company has just launched a ‘Career Ladder’ with various tracks and
role profiles. The administrative track is the only one in which the
levels are related to the status of the boss. In other words, you can
be an Executive Assistant only if you support a President. As I was
hired as an executive assistant, but support two senior vice
presidents, effectively I am being demoted. Does anyone else have a
similar experience with Career Ladders and/or administrative rankings
based on whom you support rather than your skills?” — Julie Thomas
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