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6 ways to keep young women’s careers moving

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business woman giving presentationBad news for those counting on women to eventually take the reins of America’s corporations: New research found that only 15% of working women aspire to senior leadership roles.

And according to a study by the Zeno Group, nearly 60% of working mothers born since 1980 believe the personal sacrifices necessary to reach the top just aren’t worth it.

“What companies are offering women is clearly not what women want,” says Mara Swan, executive VP of global strategy and talent for the Manpower Group, an employee outsourcing firm.

Young women of the Millennial Generation are turning their backs on career paths that could give them the keys to the C-Suite. “We don’t want W-O-R-K becoming the new four-letter word for this generation,” says Barby Siegel, Zeno Group’s CEO. “We do not want to risk ­losing this talented generation of professionals.”

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