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Should You Bring Mom and Dad to the Office?


Source: The Wall Street Journal

Millennials—people born between 1981 and the early 2000s—are much closer to their parents than previous generations, and they have gained a reputation for being coddled by so-called helicopter parents, say researchers who study Millennials. But when they started joining the workforce in the early 2000s, managers balked at parents getting involved in their kids’ workplace struggles or job searches.

That was then. Now, some firms have begun embracing parental involvement and using it to attract and hold onto talent and boost employee morale.

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Access the full story here. (ALSO contains 2.44 min VIDEO clip: http://www.wsj.com/video/job-interview-bring-your-resume-and-mom/9FE9B723-1907-4289-9B2A-8015204A4B52.html)

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This entry was posted on September 17, 2013 by in AUDIO/VIDEO TOOLS, Careers + Work, Social Networks, Work-Life and tagged , , , .

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