Gloria:Did you hear that Manuel is quitting?
He took a job with another company.
Sam:I'm not surprised.
He came up against the glass ceiling and he decided to jump ship.
Gloria:Really? I didn't know he was bucking for promotion.
Sam:He's been trying to become a manager for three years, but other people have been promoted over him or they've hired from outside the company.
Gloria:I didn't know that.
I was aware of the wage disparities within the company and the gender pay gap within each department, but this is news to me.
Sam:Haven't you noticed that people who take extended leave to have children or try for some type of work-life balance are passed over for plum assignments, raises, and promotions?
There are definite limits to advancement.
Gloria:I thought it was just favoritism on the part of the bosses.
Their friends got promoted and other people didn't.
Sam:That's certainly true, but that's only part of the story.
Gloria:Why are we still working for a company with such unfair policies?
Sam:Speak for yourself.
I'm giving notice today.
1.decide to 决定
例句:What if I decide to have sex?
2.jump ship 跳槽
例句:The HBS project has determined that it 's not cost-effective for companies to simply jump ship, either.
3.work for 为…而工作
例句:Even unpaid work for charity is better than nothing.
4.pass over 置之不理
例句:I cannot pass over the matter unnoticed.