the job ladder

the job ladder UK US noun [S] HR
a series of jobs from the ones with the least responsibility to those with the most responsibility that someone can do within an organization or profession: »

get on/move up the job ladder

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the top/middle/bottom rung of the job ladder

Compare CORPORATE LADDER(Cf. ↑corporate ladder)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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