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LinkedIn Research Infographic: Parents Stop Giving Career Advice Too Early

LinkedIn Research Infographic: Parents Stop Giving Career Advice Too Early

Did you know most of us stop receiving career advice when we land our first job? To mark LinkedIn's Bring In Your Parents Day on November 5, we asked parents and young adults when and why that all-important advice stops. Learn more at biyp.linkedin.com or join the social conversation using #BIYP.

Did you know most of us stop receiving career advice when we land our first job? To mark LinkedIn's Bring In Your Parents Day on November 5, we asked parents and young adults when and why that all-important advice stops. Learn more at biyp.linkedin.com or join the social conversation using #BIYP.

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LinkedIn Research Infographic: Parents Stop Giving Career Advice Too Early

  1. 1. TomarkBringInYourParentsDayonNovember5,LinkedInsurveyedover20,000people globallytofindoutwhenourparentsstopgivinguscareeradvice.Wediscovereditwastoosoon. 2015:Theyearofthe LGHTHOUSEPARENT ofemployeessaytheirparents stoppedgivingthemcareeradvice aftertheystartedtheirfirstjob ofemployeessaytheirparents stoppedgivingthemcareeradvice aftertheystartedtheirfirstjob 69% 69% 64% 64% havewantedmoreadvice whenitcomestospecific workissuesbut… havewantedmoreadvice whenitcomestospecific workissuesbut… Employeeswant careeradvicefrom theirparents Butparentsaren’tsharingtheirknowledge 31% don’twant tointerfere 23% thinktheirchild wouldbeannoyed oroffended oftenfindthemselveswithan opiniontoofferbutrefrainfrom sharingit45% Overhalf ofparentsadmittheyaren’t veryfamiliarwithwhattheir childdoesforaliving 55% ofworkerssaytheirparentsdon’t knowthecompanytheyworkfor Morethanathird Increasingunderstanding iskey TAKEOURQUIZTOFINDOUT http://bit.ly/LinkedinLighthouseParent Hoveringandover-involved Helicopter Unlimitedhelpwithoutboundaries Concierge Uncertainoftherolethey couldplay Well-wisher Steppedbackfromactive involvement Free-range Beaconofencouragement andadvice Lighthouse Aspartofthestudy,LinkedInalsoworkedwithDrAlexandraBeauregardfromtheLondonSchool ofEconomicstoidentifyfiveparentingstylesandtheirimpactonworkingchildren. Whichparentareyou? Maintaininganactiveinterestintheirchildren’slives,theLighthouseParentoffers careersupportandguidancewithoutbeingoverbearing. LGHTHOUSEPARENT Theanswerliesinthe InAugust2015LinkedInpartneredwithOpiniumtosurveymorethan20,000peopleworldwideacross18countries.Theresearch aimedtodeterminewhenandwhyparentsstopengagingwiththeiradultchildrenaroundtheircareers;withthegoalofusingthese insightstobetterbridgethecommunicationsgapbetweenthegenerations. TakepartinLinkedInBringInYourParentsDayonNovember5,2015 #BIYP biyp.linkedin.com 

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