corporate ladder

Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

corporate ladder

The hierarchy of authority and earning power within a large business or corporation, likened to the rungs of a ladder. Usually used with some variable verb or phrase referring to ascension. Although you're starting at an entry-level position, this company prides itself on giving employees the opportunity to climb the corporate ladder if they prove their abilities and determination. She proved early on that she had unique business smarts, and she's been making her way up the corporate ladder ever since.
See also: corporate, ladder
References in periodicals archive ?
A trainee at giants Ogilvy & Mather, she worked her way up the corporate ladder to become the chair.
When asked about the first five years of their careers, 32% of respondents expect to be managing or supervising employees in a corporate environment, 24% expect to be working their way up the corporate ladder, and 20% expect to start their own business or become an entrepreneur.
After three beautiful years in IBM, I gained ground in the corporate ladder.
55pm, Film4 Three ambitious men, all employed by the same company but on different rungs of the corporate ladder, must put all their effort into not losing their jobs when their firm announces they are making cuts.
Climbing up the corporate ladder, he became CEO of Engro Polymer & Chemicals in October 1997.
The young women will be guided and mentored throughout the year by their designated mentors (left) on how they can climb the corporate ladder and eventually start their own businesses.
Take for instance when we heard of the suggestions of one academic who links the maniacal psychopathic qualities, your boss is most likely to possess, to those at the top of the corporate ladder.
TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT (15, 98 mins) 5/10 MATT (Topher Grace) has recently graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and should be clambering up the corporate ladder.
Luckily, his childish ways win him a job with MacMillan Toys and soon climbs the corporate ladder.
But what about the Latinas whose biggest achievement lies not in climbing the corporate ladder or becoming successful entrepreneurs, but in being the strong backbone of their families?
The blitz approach, as it's labeled, is a way of using teamwork to climb the corporate ladder as a group, using everyone's talents to maximize their common potential.
And while travel might be tight, we know for certain that continuing education continues to be top of mind for logistics and supply chain managers who are eager to secure and advance their positions on the corporate ladder.
Women & Entrepreneurship and Social Capital: A Dialogue and Construction" is a collection of essays and writings on the subject of female business leaders, and the special challenges they face as they climb the corporate ladder and establish their own companies.
For business executives stuck on one particular rung of the corporate ladder, here's a book that can get them to the next level.
Russell shares lessons she learned during 20 years moving up the corporate ladder at QVC to the position of vice-president.
Full browser ?