Silver Ceiling


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Silver Ceiling

An unspoken barrier to promotion that is experienced by some older employees. A silver ceiling may exist because management believes older employees are not sufficiently innovative, or simply because they are too close to retirement to implement a long-term vision.
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1407 Broadway's renovated lobby, redesigned by Joel Gevis of New York's Gevis Interiors, will recall the art deco period with new metallic gold and silver ceiling applications, new down lighting, and Alabaster chandeliers.
The silver organ pipes and the silver ceiling panels, the light golden wood -- maple, I think, with just a touch of red makes it very attractive.