“Helicopter Parents” Land in the Workplace

One day soon, don’t be surprised if a job candidate’s parents accompany them to an interview with you. One of the most crucial global consumer trends of this decade has been “deferred adulthood.” And, as these young adolescents continue to rely on their parents in their daily lives, we’re starting to see that relationship overlap into the workplace. We’ll examine what this means for the employer-employee relationship and discuss how it’s likely to play out.

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