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Just 9% of UK workers aspire to be managers

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Just 9% of UK workers aspire to be managers

‘Climbing the ladder’ has been a staple of the business world for decades; success stories of employees starting out in the mailroom, or as a junior, only to utilise their ambition and dedication to become a leader in their field are rife in motivational talks, whilst all those in education have been told ‘you can do anything you want if you try hard enough’ at least once in their lives.

But what many in the professional world may not have anticipated, is that according to research conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, less and less young people actually want to forge a path to a management position. In fact, the research suggests that only nine per cent of UK employees have any aspirations at all to be managers.

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