That’s So Millennial: ‘Bring Your Parent To Work Day’ Has Tech Firms Showing The Older Generation The Hipster, Techie Life

CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Today is Bring In Your Parents Day, according to Linked In — a day to solve the problem of Baby Boomers asking Millennials — “Now what is it exactly you do at that tech company?”

The networking social media company found 35% of parents are not completely familiar with what their child does for a living, and 59% of parents want to know more about what their child does for work. They also discovered 50% of parents say they could be of benefit to their offspring by having a better understanding of their career.

Linked In writes, “Bring in your parents to work with you and say thanks for everything they’ve taught you along the way,” but really it’s about showing another generation what the industry is all about and getting a fresh perspective from them.

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