Do you sense that you've hit the glass ceiling? Or are you looking to help out fellow colleagues who feel like their career is stuck in neutral? Then consider this list of companies that rank highest for upward advancement and overall career opportunities. While this list isn't exclusive to CIO or tech jobs, it's a great starting place as you consider your next career moves. Glassdoor generated the research, gaining input from more than 150,000 employees who took part in a 20-question online survey. These companies run the range of classic American industry - from high-powered consulting and finance firms to a social-media phenomenon to, well, a popular convenience-store chain. Common characteristics of featured organizations include strong training and resources allocation and an autonomous atmosphere that encourages initiative. Says Robert Hohman, founder and CEO of Glassdoor, a jobs and career community site, "This [list] provides insight to job seekers, highlighting companies that have demonstrated to employees the paths to career advancement." Summaries of each company are taken from survey responses. To access the entire list, click here: http://www.glassdoor.com/Top-Companies-for-Career-Opportunities-LST_KQ0,38.htm
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This article was originally published on 11-28-2011