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College Grads: Stop Bringing Your Parents on Job Interviews With You

In 2012, 8% of post-college job applicants brought their parents on interviews with them, according to a study by Adecco. What’s more, 3% actually brought their parents into the interview with them. We asked a few recent grads and an employer: Is this really a good idea?

Also, PepsiCo.’s CEO Indra Nooyi said in a recent interview that she calls and emails with her employees’ parents. What? This is what happened when Alicia called her staffers’ parents:

College Grads: Stop Bringing Your Parents on Job Interviews With You

In 2012, 8% of post-college job applicants brought their parents on interviews with them, according to a study by Adecco. What’s more, 3% actually brought their parents into the interview with them. We asked a few recent grads and an employer: Is this really a good idea?

Also, PepsiCo.’s CEO Indra Nooyi said in a recent interview that she calls and emails with her employees’ parents. What? This is what happened when Alicia called her staffers’ parents:

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