Career Article Review
Articles on the parental role in career development can provide more current, specific information and research than books and other materials. Check the list below periodically for new articles to help you stay informed.
10 Tips for Parents of Prospective College Students
Here are a few tips for parents with students who are contemplating a college education or who are currently enrolled in college.
A Career Planning Course for Parents
Many college students struggle with choosing a career path. Parents can help their college students through this process, whether by sitting back and being patient or by offering advice and encouragement.
A Parents' Guide to Career Development
One of the most valuable things parents can do to help a student with career planning is listen: be open to ideas, try to help your student find information, and be nonjudgmental. Here are 10 ways you can help.
Hovering Parents Enter Career Air Space
"Helicopter parents" hover over their son’s or daughter’s every decision and try to handle those life steps instead of allowing their adult children to solve their own problems.
Parents Have Their Say…About Their College-Age Children's Career Decisions
Research supports the influence of parental expectations and aspirations on the career decisions of their children. These expectations lay a foundation for parents’ behaviors and interactions with their children, which then indirectly or directly influence choices those children make in the future.